Alkaline battery-powered ELT introduced

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida — ARTEX has introduced the world’s only 406 MHz approved transport-grade alkaline battery-powered Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT). The ARTEX ELT 4000, which features an alternative power source to traditional lithium batteries, offers OEMs, airlines and aircraft owners an ELT that is exempt from FAA non-rechargeable lithium battery special conditions, while introducing benefits […]

Kannad introduces retrofit pack for replacing Ameri-King ELTs

Orolia has introduced a new Kannad ELT solution for aircraft owners wanting to replace Ameri-King ELTs affected by a recent FAA Airworthiness Directive (Docket No. FAA-2016-6673). The new Kannad Ameri-Fit pack includes the INTEGRA AF emergency locator transmitter (ELT) for fixed-wing aircraft or the INTEGRA AF-H for rotary wing aircraft, a universal mounting bracket, RC103 […]

How will you be found?

Can you still use a 121.5 MHz ELT? The vast majority of Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELT) in operation today are based on 1950s technology. Back in February 2009, satellite monitoring of 121.5 and 243 MHz ELT signals was terminated. What does that mean for you? To help answer those questions – and more — WINGsReality EDU […]