Russian air carrier Utair has announced it has selected GE Aviation to supply wireless mini Quick Access Recorders (QAR) to assist Utair collecting flight data from the State Civil Authority of Russia (SCAA), the company said.
The miniQAR will be supplied from Avionica, a joint venture of GE Aviation. Deliveries are currently taking place across Utair´s fleet of 45 Boeing 737 and 767 aircraft, adding to the nearly 16,000 unique aircraft and assets connected to GE Aviation´s digital solutions.
Avionica´s wireless QARs require minimal setup and configuration requirements and can be transitioned in the future to new aircraft if required. More than 9,000 of Avionica´s QARs have been delivered around the world, with Supplemental Type Certification (STC) earned on more than 300 models of air transport, business and general aviation aircraft.
Utair Aviation flies to 150 destinations, more than 60 of which are available only to Utair passengers. The airline´s fleet comprises 65 aircraft.
GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a provider of commercial and military jet engines, avionics, digital solutions and electrical power systems for aircraft.