Textron Aviation Inc of Textron Inc. recently announced that they received supplemental type certificate, or STC, approval in regards to their Gogo Avance L5 connectivity system upgrade for the Cessna Citation X business jet. When supported by the Avance L5, Cessna’s Citation X will provide faster inflight connectivity speeds and also provide an upgraded network capacity for a more powerful user experience. Along with the Citation X, Cessna has proposed the Avance L5 system for Citation Product Company, Beechcraft and Hawker Aircrafts platforms in the near future.
Kriya Shortt, the senior vice president of Textron Aviaiton INC customer service recently stated that increased wi-fi connection is persistently requested as an aftermarket solution by customers. The upgrade to the Gogo Avance 5 for the Citation X will ensure that customers receive the most increased connectivity result, guaranteeing that customers stay connected, regardless if they are in the air or on the ground.
The Avance L5 is able to deliver quicker speed and better network capacity. This will allow activities like live streaming and on-demand movies during a flight. The lightweight system includes a dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi service and functions on the Gogo Biz 4G ground network that includes over two-hundred fifty towers. This will ensure reliable connectivity throughout the USA and bigger parts of Alaska and Canada.
Textron Aviation strives to meet the needs of customers by offering factory-direct service throughout the customers entire experience. Textron’s expansive and large global network of over three thousand employees allows for customers to have direct access to a group of expert service managers who offer maintenance, repairs and much more services. Textron Aviation Inc. is also a leader in the general aviation industry, as the company manages Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker, which totals for over half of general aviation aircraft flying.