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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Flightstar Announces Upcoming Completion of CPDLC, ATN-B1, and FANS 1/A+ STC for Bombardier Learjet 40 and 45 Series

Champaign, IL (KCMI) – October 10, 2017 – Flightstar Corporation announces the upcoming completion of their latest Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the Bombardier Learjet 40 and Learjet 45 series of aircraft. Their STC allows operators to conduct Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) with options for Aeronautical Telecommunications Network Baseline 1 (ATN-B1) and Future Air Navigation System (FANS) 1/A+ capabilities.

The STC utilizes the aircraft’s existing UNS-1Ew SBAS-FMS and incorporates a Universal Avionics UniLink® UL-801 Communications Management Unit (CMU) and CVR-120 Cockpit Voice Recorder. Operators have the flexibility to include FANS A/1+ capabilities with the addition of a TrueNorth Iridium Data Link Unit and antenna. Expected completion of this STC is scheduled for end-of-year, 2017.

For more information about the Flightstar CPDLC, ATN-B1, and FANS 1/A+ solution for the Learjet 40 and Learjet 45, visit

About Flightstar Corporation

Founded in 1978, Flightstar is an aviation service organization located at the University of Illinois-Willard Airport in Champaign, Illinois (KCMI). With over 112,000 square feet of hangar space, the company offers a wide range of services including a full-service fixed base operation (FBO), airline and general aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul operations (MRO),avionics sales with installation and repair, and world-wide executive jet charter with full aircraft management services. Flightstar proudly serves as a Bombardier Authorized Service Facility (ASF) for the Learjet 40, 45, 70, and 75 series of aircraft. Additionally, Flightstar operates as a Honeywell Authorized Service Center for the TFE731 series, HTF7000 and Honeywell APU.

With over 140 team members, Flightstar prides itself on providing world-class aviation services delivered with a Midwestern work ethic and highly personalized customer service. To learn more about us, visit or call (800)-747-4777.