L-3 Aviation Products reported at AirVenture that its Lynx NGT-9000 MultiLink Surveillance System (MSS) models are now included in the Approved Model List Supplemental Type Certificate (AML STC) for a large number of aircraft.
With STC SA02444AK, the Lynx NGT-9000 joins the Lynx NGT-2000/2500 as a certified solution that enables General Aviation aircraft to comply with the FAA’s mandate to equip with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) capability. L-3 received Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorization from the FAA for the Lynx NGT-9000 earlier this year.
“Working in cooperation with ADS-B Technologies, we’ve now secured AML STC for all Lynx models,” said Larry Riddle, L-3 Aviation Products’ vice president of marketing and sales for business, regional and general aviation. “Lynx installations are greatly simplified with the AML STC, and the scope of the approved model list includes most General Aviation aircraft targeted for ADS-B equipage.”
The Lynx NGT-9000 is an FAA-certified touchscreen, dual-mode 1090 and 978 MHz Mode S Extended Squitter (ES) transponder that is capable of displaying traffic and weather, with built-in ADS-B In capability. Lynx models include the NGT-1000, -2000, -2500, -9000 and -9000R.
“Alaskan pilots and the Anchorage Aircraft Certification Office pioneered the development of ADS-B for General Aviation through the Capstone Program in the early 2000s,” added Skip Nelson, president of ADS-B Technologies. “Our more than 15 years of experience with ADS-B use and installation gave us key insights that helped streamline the STC project with L-3.”