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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Flightstar to bring the Gogo AVANCE L5 to the Bombardier Learjet 40 and 70 series aircraft with in-progress STC

Champaign, IL (KCMI) – October 11, 2017 – Flightstar Corporation announces the upcoming completion of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Wi-Fi activation when using the Gogo AVANCE L5 platform. This STC covers Bombardier Learjet 40, 45, 70 and 75 aircraft by demonstrating the aircraft’s tolerances with Wi-Fi Data and ground cellular transmissions. Structural data is included for the installation of the aircraft cabin antennas. The Gogo AVANCE L5 platform (previously know as Gogo Biz 4G LRU) connects operators to the Gogo Biz 4G network, enabling faster inflight internet speeds. AVANCE L5 offers a suite of capabilities including streaming video and audio, moving maps, real-time data for cockpit applications, 4G terrestrial modem, and remote diagnostics with support.

For more information about this Wi-Fi STC for the Gogo AVANCE L5 platform, 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.