Milwaukee, Wisconsin, February 18, 2015 – Astronautics Corporation of America has received Technical Standard Order Authorization (TSOA) approval for an Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS) for India’s multi‐role SARAS aircraft program. The system consists of four 6”X 8” full color, state‐of‐the‐art liquid crystal EFIS displays providing the flight crew with Primary Flight Display, Navigation Display, Engine Indication, Crew Alert Systems, and high resolution Video Display.

“Astronautics is pleased to be a trusted partner in the SARAS general aviation aircraft program with National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL),” commented Chad Cundiff, President, Astronautics Corporation of America. The SARAS is the first general aviation category aircraft designed and developed by NAL.

The program promises cost‐effective air travel through the use of modern technology, which is fully reflected in the Astronautics display system. Using large, high resolution liquid crystal displays (LCDs) the system presents critical flight information in easy to understand formats. The system is designed to be easily expanded for future growth without major recertification and is based on proven Astronautics technologies. “Our products are consistently among the most reliable in the industry. We are excited that our avionics will be able to play a key role in helping NAL launch the SARAS aircraft globally,” said Cundiff.

The SARAS (which means “crane” in Hindi) will have multi‐rolecapabilities including air taxi and commuter services, executive transport, light package carrier, border patrol, and air ambulance operations.


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Astronautics Corporation of America, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of avionics equipment and systems for the commercial and military aerospace industry. Key product areas include electronic primary flight displays, engine displays, mission computers, electronic flight bags and certified servers for airborne applications. Services include system integration and custom software for critical applications. Since its founding in 1959, Astronautics has been providing tailored engineering solutions to help clients achieve mission success. For more:

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