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Duncan Aviation Installs Its 250th Gogo Biz AVANCE L5

Duncan Aviation is pleased to announce that it will be installing its 250th Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO) AVANCETM L5 in-flight Wi-Fi system in a Gulfstream GV-SP at its facility in Lincoln, Nebraska. Using one of the nine Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) developed by the company’s Engineering and Certification Department, the Duncan Aviation avionics technicians will perform the company’s 250th full-equipment installation of this popular, reliable Wi-Fi system.
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Duncan Aviation Paints & Refurbishes Fourth in Fleet of Four

Duncan Aviation’s teams at the company’s full-service facility in Battle Creek, Michigan, recently completed an interior refurbishment with avionics upgrades and exterior paint on a Gulfstream G550. The aircraft is the fourth in a fleet of four that belongs to a long-time Duncan Aviation customer.
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Duncan Aviation’s Amended Gogo AVANCE L5 STCs Now Cover AVANCE L3 and SCS

In June 2020, Duncan Aviation announced that it had partnered with Gogo Business Aviation to provide new installation options for the Gogo AVANCE L3 and the Gogo AVANCE Smart Cabin System (SCS). The Engineering & Certification Services teams at Duncan Aviation updated three existing Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs) for the Gogo AVANCE L5 Wi-Fi system so customers will be able to use those STCs to install the AVANCE L3 Wi-Fi system or a standalone SCS on the following aircraft: • Gulfstream GIV and GIV-X • Bombardier Challenger 300 and 350 • Bombardier Challenger CL-650, CL-605, CL-604, CL-601-3A and CL-601-3R
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Duncan Aviation Expands Burn Testing Lab

Construction on the new Flammability Lab at the Duncan Aviation full-service facility in Battle Creek, Michigan, will be completed next week. Duncan Aviation’s Engineering & Certification Services is not only expanding the size of its Burn Lab, it is also expanding its testing capabilities to include the NexGen or Sonic Burner test (also known as the FAR 25.853 (c) Fire-Blocking test).
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Duncan Aviation’s Engineering & Certification Services Releases Two STCs for Honeywell Aerospace FMS NZ 6.1.1 & FANS

Duncan Aviation Engineering & Certification Services is pleased to announce it has revised two Supplemental Type Certificates (STCs): One for the Honeywell Flight Management System (FMS) and the other for Future Air Navigation System (FANS). The revisions to the STCs allow Challenger 601 (CL-601-3A/R variant) owner/operators to upgrade their existing NZ-2010 FMS to version 6.1.1.
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Duncan Aviation’s Engineering & Certification Services Amends STC Adding Support For Honeywell PEAF

Duncan Aviation’s Engineering & Certification Services is pleased to announce that it has completed an amendment for its Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Honeywell Primus Elite in the Embraer Legacy 600. The amended STC—the original was completed in November 2017—is for use on an Embraer Legacy 600 and provides the option for the Primus Elite Advanced Features (PEAF).
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