CMC Electronics offers GPS-based aircraft landing system; receives federal certification

SAINT-LAURENT, Quebec, 17 Dec. 2008. CMC Electronics in Saint-Laurent, Quebec, are offering the IntegriFlight CMA-5024 aviation global positioning system (GPS) receiver, which has received federal certification in the United States and Canada for GPS-based aircraft instrument landings.

The GPS-based landing system has received approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in Washington and from Transport Canada in Ottawa to TSO-C145b Beta-3 -- the most stringent category for Wide Area Augmentation System (AAAS) navigation receivers.

READING, Pa., 18 Dec. 2008.Fidelity Technologies Corp. won a $5.5 million contract to build 50 Call For Fire Trainer (CFFT) simulators for the U.S. Army and Army National Guard to help train warfighters.

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