Gogo Business Aviation (NASDAQ: GOGO) has added Constant Aviation as a dealer to develop supplemental type certificates (STCs) for the new 4G service scheduled to launch in the first half of 2017, the company said.
Constant, a full-service maintenance, repair and overhaul Gogo dealer, will develop STCs for Embraer 145 Series Shuttle, Legacy 600/650, Gulfstream V, and Phenom 300 aircraft, and will participate as a partner for hardware sales and installations on other business aircraft.
Gogo is expected to provide a reliable 4G experience with superior connectivity for passengers over existing technologies. The new service will include services such as Gogo Vision, providing movies, TV, flight tracker and weather reports, Gogo Text & Talk, streaming video and audio; as well as face-to-face conversations, email with attachments, and web browsing.
Gogo provides in-flight connectivity and wireless entertainment services for commercial and business fleets around the world. Gogo has partnerships with 16 commercial airlines and has installed in-flight connectivity technology on more than 2,800 commercial aircraft.
Constant Aviation has locations at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Cuyahoga County Airport, Birmingham International Airport and Las Vegas International Airport. All facilities specialize in airframe maintenance, engine repair maintenance, major repairs, avionics, interior refurbishment, parts distribution, accessory and composite services.