AUSTIN, Texas – March 29th, 2016 – L2 Aviation (L2) and Heads Up Technologies are pleased to announce the successful completion of an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the installation of Heads Up’s Lumin® Wireless Digital Media Server. The STC covers Cessna Citation 500, 550, S550, 552, 560 and 560XL aircraft models.
David Hoey, L2 Program Manager said, “Wireless capability in aircraft cabins is rapidly becoming an important functional feature for passengers and the unique flexibility offered by Lumin® allows aircraft operators to define a custom level of luxury and functionality.” L2 developed the engineering design, produced installation kits, provided project management and certification for Heads Up Technologies.
“L2’s expertise allowed them to anticipate all aspects of this STC project as well as develop seamless aircraft installation kits for our dealer networks, helping to bring our products to the aftermarket quickly and easily” said Rob Harshaw, president and CEO of Heads Up Technologies. “We look forward to more projects with L2 in the near future” he added.
“Teaming with an innovative company like Heads Up Technologies to satisfy the growing demands of business aviation passengers was a very satisfying experience for L2’s integration and STC program teams” said Mark Lebovitz, president of L2. “The Heads Up Media Server form factor and creative user interface will serve the 6 to 12 passenger aircraft market perfectly” he added.
The Lumin® Cabin Management System offers fiber optic or wireless interconnectivity to suit any size aircraft, while simplifying aircraft wiring requirements, providing exceptional bandwidth and allowing for future growth potential. Addressing the latest trends in consumer product technologies, this next generation of wireless offering supports a wide variety of consumer devices such as smart phones, tablets and laptops. The Lumin® system incorporates Blu-ray, digital audio libraries, Internet, seat-to-seat texting and cabin control functions. Lumin® also offers customizable touchscreens with seamless integration into the cabin interior. This holistic approach provides passengers with a timeless, elegant and easy to use interface, while simultaneously reducing weight and power consumption for aircraft operators.
L2 Consulting Services, Inc., provides avionics engineering, integration and installation services (FAA CRS L2ZR265X) for the global air transport industry. Since 1997, the company has been performing integration of digital avionics systems into analog and digital aircraft. Additionally, L2 offers full installation and support capabilities. L2 specializes in Satcom, Flat Panel Display Systems (LDS), NextGen (including ADS-B), EFB, ACARS, RAAS, TAWS, Terminal and Cabin WiFi (3G), DFDR and FMS among other avionics systems.
About Heads Up Technologies, Inc.
Since 1985 Heads Up Technologies has been enhancing the aviation experience for pilots and passengers by offering new, innovative products and providing the most advanced cockpit, cabin and aviation electrical solutions. Based in Carrollton, Texas, the company provides products and services to aircraft manufacturers, service centers, and owner/operators around the world. Its product line includes digital audio systems, interior and exterior LED lighting, satellite datalink, low cost data recorders, and digital controllers.