Pardubice, Czech Republic, January 19, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- ERA a.s., (ERA) announced today the award of type certificate number 542 from the Interstate Aviation Commission. This certification acknowledges the design of ERA equipment meets all certification requirements for use as a WAM surveillance system and an HMU. The certification process involved verification of the operational results of ERA's deployed WAM and HMU systems, and the extensive audit of the documentation and production process used at ERA facilities. ERA's HMU is now able to support the monitoring tasks for the Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) program that recently started in the airspace above Russia and the countries of the Eurasia region. As a result of this certification ERA is now the only vendor that has achieved the certification required for the operation of multilateration surveillance and height monitoring systems in Russia.
Valery Nikolayevich Goncharov, Chairman of the Commission on certification of airdromes and equipment stated that “ERA has proven their equipment capable of meeting the exacting requirements of the IAC and we look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with the company.”
Vladislav Hofman, Managing Director of ERA stated that “We are extremely pleased with the results of the IAC/MAK review and audit. We have shown our systems and processes are among the best in the world and are proud to have satisfied the requirements of a major aviation certification authority.”
About The Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC)
The Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) was established in line with the “Intergovernmental Agreement on Civil Aviation and Use of Airspace.” By this Agreement the IAC was nominated as the executive body of 12 former USSR states and empowered with functions and authority in the area of civil aviation and use of airspace.
About ERA a.s.
ERA a.s. is a leading supplier of next-generation surveillance and flight tracking solutions for the air traffic management, military, and security markets. With proven multilateration and ADS-B technologies delivering high-performance, high-reliability surveillance solutions, the company has over 100 airport, air traffic management and military customers throughout the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South America and Asia. Era’s systems address core challenges like safety, efficiency, profitability and functionality. Its innovative use of proven next-generation technologies, help air navigation service providers (ANSPs) ease capacity constraints; improve air and ground space efficiencies; and reduce costs.