L-3 Communications' Aviation Recorders division has signed an agreement with AeroMechanical Services (AMA) to sell AMA's real-time data communications and Internet data delivery solutions for aircraft.

Together with L-3's flight data recorder and electronic flight bag products, AMA's product and service solutions, marketed under the brand FLYHT, offer customers the ability to receive, record, store, monitor, transmit and analyze critical aircraft flight data in real time when necessary.

"The agreement provides for a reselling and teaming arrangement under which L-3 will offer aircraft manufacturers and civil aviation end users a bundled total system solution to provide for the economical accessing of analytical data that a FDR records via real-time data streaming, from anywhere and at any time around the world," says AMA in a statement.

Additionally, it says, AMA will be the exclusive provider to L-3 of Iridium-based real-time data communications and Internet data delivery solutions, including AMA's FLYHTstream data streaming solution, and its fuel and emissions management solutions.

The team will offer customers multiple commercial options to facilitate purchasing decisions.

The agreement also provides for L-3 to offer AMA products and services to operators of maritime vessels.

Source: Air Transport Intelligence news