Universal Avionics Data Link Selected for A320 Upgrade by Ei
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Mar 28, 2024

Universal Avionics Data Link Selected for A320 Upgrade by Eirtech Aviation Services

Universal Avionics (UA) today announced that Eirtech Aviation Services, a leading aircraft modification provider, has selected UA’s cutting-edge data link solution for its Airbus A320 fleet upgrade program. The upgrade features Universal's UniLink™ Communications Management Unit (CMU), which enables air-to-ground digital communications between pilots and Air Traffic Control (ATC), as well as Airline Operational Control (AOC) through its database of Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) messages.

"We're thrilled to partner with Eirtech Aviation Services to enable Data Comm on the A320," said Dror Yahav, Chief Executive Officer at Universal Avionics. "UniLink brings customers enhanced operational efficiency, safety, and airspace access worldwide."

"Eirtech continually seeks innovative solutions to provide customers with the most advanced aviation technology," said John Clear, Chief Innovations Officer at Eirtech Aviation Services. "Universal Avionics' data link complements our commitment to delivering high-quality upgrades, keeping our clients prepared for modern and future airspace requirements."

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As part of the A320 upgrade program, the UniLink CMU delivers several datalink benefits:  

  • ATN-B1/Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC): Facilitating streamlined text-based communication with ATC, reducing workload and potential errors.
  • Departure Clearance (DCL) support and ACARS messaging between the aircraft and ground for Airline Operational and Administrative communication efficiencies.
  • Optimized Routing and Fuel Savings: Enabling airlines to achieve cost savings and reduce environmental impact.

Universal’s outstanding equipment delivery, performance, and reliability, combined with Eirtech Aviation Services’ market-leading support for aviation leasing companies will effectively fulfill Data Link upgrade requirements for transitioning aircraft.

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