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Airbus Helicopters, Inc. and SKYTRAC Formalize Long-term Supply Chain Agreement

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SKYTRAC to provide Airbus customers with option to equip SKYTRAC avionics on new helicopters

KELOWNA, BC, June 16, 2021 — SKYTRAC, a leader in satellite communications (Satcom) and intelligent connectivity solutions, today announced that it has signed a long-term agreement with Airbus Helicopters, Inc.  that will enable customers to select SKYTRAC avionics on newly purchased helicopters including the popular H145, H160, H175 and H225 models.

“SKYTRAC and Airbus Helicopters have a longstanding history, and we are excited to formalize our latest partnership,” mentions Jan van der Heul, Vice President of Sales, SKYTRAC. “Airbus Helicopter customers can expect highly reliable and resilient avionics for a variety of mission-critical operations in EMS, Law Enforcement, Offshore Oil and Gas, and VIP transport, and we are proud to extend our suite of products to those looking to enable legacy Iridium services such as flight following and to introduce the new Iridium Certus broadband terminals such as the flagship SDL-350.”

The partnership will enable Airbus Helicopters, Inc. customers with the option to select Iridium-based Satcom systems such as the SDL-350, ISAT-200A, cockpit dialers and displays including the MTC-100, as well as a host of value-added mission-critical capabilities including automated flight following, helicopter flight data monitoring (HFDM), satellite Push-to-Talk (PPT), and text communications for specific operator profiles with the purchase of their aircraft.

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About SKYTRAC Systems Ltd.

SKYTRAC is aviation’s full-service, data-driven solutions provider serving the fixed-wing, rotorcraft, and unmanned aviation markets. Since 1986, SKYTRAC has pioneered the development, evolution and commercialization of flight following, flight data and communications technology. Today, with systems certified on over 900 airframes and an online data management portal that is the go-to tool for over 7,500 global users, SKYTRAC is truly the partner of choice for data-guided business insights. From performance trending and operations reporting to real-time asset tracking and situational awareness – SKYTRAC offers a one-stop response to meeting more of your company’s needs. For more information, visit


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