Butler National Corporation (OTC: BUKS) said that its subsidiary, Butler Avionics, Inc., has received a Federal Aviation Administration Supplemental Type Certificate approval of the installation of its ADS-B(Out) avionics solution into the Learjet Model 60.
The FAA STC approval, STC Number ST02455SE, provides for a standalone ADS-B(Out) solution by retrofit of the two existing transponders with the Garmin GTX-3000 transponders and installation of the GDL 88 GPS/SBAS WAAS position source.
The US ADS-B equipment mandate is set for January 1, 2020. The Butler National ADS-B solution is now available. The retrofit installs the Garmin GTX 3000 transponders, the GDL 88 GPS/WAAS position source and an optional Flight Stream 210. The Lear 60 ADS-B installation generally takes seven to ten days.
Butler National Corporation operates in the Aerospace and Services business segments. The Aerospace segment focuses on the manufacturing of support systems for “Classic” commercial and military aircraft including the Butler National TSD for the Boeing 737 and 747 Classic aircraft, switching equipment for Boeing McDonnell Douglas Aircraft, weapon control systems for Boeing Helicopter and performance enhancement structural modifications for Learjet, Cessna, Dassault and Beechcraft business aircraft. Services include temporary employee services, gaming services and administrative management services.