Orbit Congratulates Irkut on MC-21 Maiden Flight

Orbit Communications Systems Ltd. (TASE: ORBI), a leading provider of precision tracking-based communications solutions and airborne audio management systems, congratulates Russian aircraft manufacturer, Irkut, on the successful maiden flight of the MC-21 passenger plane on May 28th. The MC-21 uses Orbit's Orion audio management system, customized for Irkut by the UAC Integration Center.

"After many man-hours of development, working hand-in-hand with Irkut and the UAC Integration Center, the MC-21's first flight was truly a momentous occasion at Orbit," announced Orbit CEO, Eitan Livneh. "We are proud to have a part in this project with our Orion audio management system."

About the Irkut MC-21  
The Irkut MC-21 is a single-aisle twinjet airliner produced by Irkut with avionics supplied by the UAC Integration Center. Both are subsidiaries of Russia's United Aircraft Corporation.

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About Orbit's Orion Airborne Audio Management System
Orion is powered by a patented Dual IP Ring topology, which forms the foundation for Orion's key benefits:

  • 3D Audio
  • Adaptive noise reduction
  • Voice-activated detection
  • Incremental scalability and flexibility to suit any size civil or military aircraft
  • Inherent redundancy
  • Reduced weight

Source: Orbit Communications Systems Ltd.
Date: Jun 1, 2017