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Envoy Air Selects Universal Avionics FMS for WAAS Upgrade

Dual UNS-1Lw SBAS-FMS Provide Latest in Capabilities and Efficiencies

Envoy Air Selects Universal Avionics FMS for WAAS Upgrade

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Tucson, AZ - July 20, 2017 – Envoy Air has selected Universal Avionics SBAS-FMS for the regional airline's WAAS upgrade program on their fleet of Embraer EMB-140 and EMB-145 aircraft. The upgrade includes dual UNS-1Lw FMSs, providing Envoy with a navigation source for ADS-B Out and the latest in capabilities and operational efficiencies.

With the latest hardware and software technology, Envoy can now take advantage of improved navigation performance, along with increased reliability, and improved database capability.

"Upgrading their existing, legacy Universal Avionics FMS to our current UNS-1Lw model equips the Envoy fleet for Performance Based Navigation and will support Envoy through the Next Generation of Communication, Navigation, Surveillance / Air Traffic Management (CNS / ATM)," said Robert Kline, Universal Avionics Airline Sales Manager for the U.S.

Universal Avionics' line of SBAS-FMSs bring significant benefits to operations through the latest advancements in technology which allow operators to realize increased reliability and less downtime. To learn more about Universal's SBAS-FMS, visit or contact your Regional Sales Representative.

About Universal Avionics

Universal Avionics is a leading manufacturer of innovative avionics systems offered as retrofit and forward-fit solutions for the largest diversification of aircraft types in the industry. Markets served include Business, Helicopter, Airline (regional/commercial), Government/Military, Special Missions, and OEM. To learn more about Universal Avionics, visit

About Envoy

Envoy Air Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group, operating about 150 aircraft on about 800 daily flights to more than 150 destinations throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. The company's more than 14,000 employees provide regional flight service to American Airlines under the American Eagle brand and ground handling services for many American Airlines Group flights. Envoy is headquartered in Irving, Texas, with hubs in Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago, New York and Miami, as well as a large ground handling operation in Los Angeles. To learn more, visit – or follow us on Twitter @envoyaircareers.

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