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TrueNorth chooses Dallas Avionics as distributor

July 6, 2009, Ottawa - TrueNorth Avionics Inc., has selected Dallas Avionics Inc., Dallas, TX, as its exclusive distributor for its new Simphone Prelude two-channel airborne telephone for light jets and turboprops.


July 6, 2009
By Carey Fredericks

July 6, 2009, Ottawa – TrueNorth Avionics Inc., has selected Dallas Avionics Inc., Dallas, TX, as its exclusive distributor for the affordable, upgradeable new Simphone¯ (pronounced ‘symphony’) Prelude two-channel airborne telephone for light jets and turboprops. With its national network of sales representatives, Dallas will provide sales and dealer support for the hundreds of avionics dealers who work with light turbine dealeras and operators.

An easy-to-use, executive-class airborne phone that features menu-driven handsets and TrueNorth’s ClearCall™ technology for superior voice quality, Simphone¯ Prelude is also the industry’s first upgradeable system for light turbine aircraft, allowing operators to expand their communications capability as their needs change. Featuring all-digital PBX, two built-in channels of worldwide Iridium® Satcom, ‘future-proof’ modular architecture and full three-year warranty, Simphone¯ Prelude enables aircraft passengers and crew to use two channels for voice, data and fax communications, while offering an upgrade path to Wi-Fi and BlackBerry® and iPhone® smartphone messaging through TrueNorth’s Smarter™ Iridium data router technology.

“With their industry experience and impressive reputation for quality support, Dallas is the ideal distributor to represent TrueNorth and help us bring the first upgradeable Iridium Satcom to the light turbine market,” noted Mark van Berkel, TrueNorth’s CEO. “We look forward to a long and successful partnership, and anticipate that Dallas’ dealer network will be pleased they can offer customers a phone that meets their needs for voice and data communications today and in the future,” he added.

About TrueNorth: Headquartered in Ontario, Canada, with U.S. offices in New Jersey and the Kansas City, MO, area, and distributor support in Dallas, TX, TrueNorth Avionics, Inc., is a world-class technology company that develops integrated communications solutions for business aviation. Its premier product, the Simphone¯ (pronounced ‘Symphony’) airborne telephone, is an executive-class system that combines superior voice quality, unmatched ease of use, advanced functionality and a unique degree of personalization. Options include embedded W-Fi, TrueNorth’s Smarter™ interface for BlackBerry® and iPhone® data, Iridium fax, and a legacy Satcom interface. Learn more at www.truenorthavionics.com .