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Spirit Aeronautics awarded NASA GRC DHC-6 Research Aircraft Modernization Project


 
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Sept. 3, 2014 - PRLog -- Spirit Aeronautics a trade name of Spirit Avionics, Ltd, based in Columbus, Ohio is proud to announce the award by NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC) for the modernization of their DeHaviland model DHC-6 research aircraft.

“Working with NASA has always been one of the great pleasures in life for us and we look forward to each new opportunity,” said Tony Bailey, President of Spirit Aeronautics. “This project is the technical equivalent of updating an old Commodore 64 computer with modern computer technology and capabilities. It perfectly marries modern electronic systems with a highly reliable and efficient aircraft which allows NASA to perform critical missions in the most cost effective manner possible”.

About the DHC-6 Research Aircraft Modernization Project

Spirit Aeronautics was awarded the project because of best value for the government based on competitive pricing and technical abilities. The project removes the aging aircraft instrument and avionics systems and replaces with a new digital display and communications suite. In addition, the aircraft will become ADS-B compliant and will have a digital audio system integrated in to the arrangement.

About Spirit Aeronautics

Spirit Aeronautics, a trade name of Spirit Avionics, Ltd, located in Columbus, Ohio is a growing industry leader offering worldwide aviation services to corporate, military, private, government and commercial aircraft operators. Spirit Aeronautics™ is principally engaged in the refurbishment, design, development, completions, management, engineering, material supply, integration and sustainment of Business, VIP, VVIP, Military and Government aircraft.

For further details please contact: Spirit Aeronautics – Alyson Shook at  +1 614 237 4271 or ashook@spiritaeronautics.com

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