Star Navigation announces additional sale of TERRASTAR Lite to SkyLink
Aug. 29, 2008, Toronto - Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. a technology company focused on providing Aerospace Solutions, both hardware and software platforms to assist aviation operators worldwide, has announced an additional sale of its TERRASTAR Lite(TM) system to SkyLink Aviation.
August 29, 2008 By Carey Fredericks
Aug. 29, 2008, Toronto – Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. a technology company focused on
providing Aerospace Solutions, both hardware and software platforms to assist
aviation operators worldwide, is pleased to announce an additional sale of its
TERRASTAR Lite(TM) system to SkyLink Aviation.
The sale includes six units for SkyLink Aviation, and because of the
success of the TERRASTAR Lite(TM) units in international operations, SkyLink
USA has also ordered two units. This brings the total number of units sold to
sixteen for SkyLink . Gross hardware and
airtime revenue over a five year period for all sixteen units, in normal use,
is in a range of approximately a minimum of $322,000 to a maximum of $430,000.
The TERRASTAR Lite(TM) provides Flight Tracking, Asset Management,
Two-way Data/Voice Communications, and Backup Emergency SOS/Distress
Mr. Dusko Lekic, Country Manager, SkyLink Afghanistan said:
"I would like to take this opportunity and thank you and all your team
from Star Navigation for your support. Having in mind all difficulties, different time zones and your readiness
to listen and dedication to solve the problem I think we accomplish a huge
success and improve our Flight Operations and Security in volatile environment
such as Afghanistan.
Also, I would like to emphasize the relationship which we
built up in last couple of months…it passed the classical Customer-Client
relations far beyond and I'm really happy about that. Once again, on behalf of all our Crews who are using your system on our
aircraft, we want to thank you for such a "communication" improvement, which
is vital in this environment and looking forward to continue our mutual
Mr. Dale F. Sparks, Chief Technology Officer of Star Navigation Systems
stated: "We are very proud to be working with SkyLink Aviation and to
supporting their humanitarian efforts and related programs. We were intrigued
by the challenges of having our technology operating in Afghanistan, one of
the toughest environments in the world, and the statement by Mr. Lekic is a
testament to the significance and the capabilities of Star's aviation
SkyLink Aviation Inc. is an international aviation group that specializes
in Project Management, Air Charters, Aviation Support, Aircraft Maintenance,
Air Courier, Executive Air Charters as well as Flight Planning and Clearance
Services. SkyLink Aviation has become a global leader in rapid deployment of
peacekeepers and international humanitarian aid, including food and equipment,
during war, major disasters and pandemics for clients such as the
United Nations, World Food Programme, USAID, INS (Homeland Security), IOM, the
Canadian Government, the Red Cross, the Italian Interior Ministry and other
national governments and NGOs.