June 23, 2017 1:20 AM ET

Aerospace and Defense

Company Overview of FreeFlight Systems, Inc.

Company Overview

FreeFlight Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and supplies avionics system solutions for commercial and military aircraft worldwide. It offers GPS navigation management systems, GPS/wide area augmentation system sensors, radar altimeters, and automatic dependent surveillance broadcast solutions. The company also provides precision satellite-based position sensing, navigation management, and height above terrain sensing solutions. FreeFlight Systems, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

8150 Springwood Drive

Suite 100

Irving, TX 75063

United States

Founded in 2001





Key Executives for FreeFlight Systems, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance
Vice President of Operations
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering & Product Development
Chief Pilot and Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

FreeFlight Systems, Inc. Key Developments

Freeflight Systems Promotes Peter Ring to Vice President Sales and Marketing

FreeFlight Systems announced the promotion of Peter Ring to Vice President Sales and Marketing. Based in Irving, Texas, Ring is responsible for getting the company's range of innovative products and services into the global marketplace. Ring will also continue to develop the company's highly effective team of sales, marketing and business development professionals. Most recently, he served as the Director of Sales and Marketing for FreeFlight Systems. Previously, Ring held a sales leadership position at the Avidyne Corporation and studied flight operations at Daniel Webster College.

Finmeccanica Selects the FreeFlight RA-4500 Radar Altimeter as Standard Equipment for AW119 Single-Turbine Light Helicopters

FreeFlight Systems has announced that Finmeccanica has selected the FreeFlight RA-4500 radar altimeter as standard equipment for AW119 single-turbine light helicopters. The RA-4500 oers Finmeccanica's customers a highly-dependable, proven radar altimeter system that seamlessly integrates with the AW119's existing avionics. This equipment will ensure compliance with the FAA's radar altimeter mandate, which requires aircraft to be equipped with an approved solution by April 24, 2017.

Kalitta Air Selects FreeFlight Systems 1203C SBAS/GNSS Sensor to Achieve ADS-B Compliance

FreeFlight Systems announced that Kalitta Air has selected the FreeFlight 1203C SBAS/GNSS sensor for retrofit into its Boeing 747 series of aircraft as part of their ADS-B compliance program. Kalitta Air paired the 1203C with the 747's existing TPR-901 transponders. The integrated 15-channel 1203C SBAS/GNSS sensor is part of a fully rule-compliant ADS-B Out system when paired with a compatible certified Mode S transponder like the TPR-901. Providing reliable service to fleets worldwide, the 1203C also serves as the approved position source for CPDLC, TAWS/FMS, RNP and other NextGen applications. Designed for business, regional, airline transport and heavy rotary wing aircraft, the 1203C provides aviation GPS technology in a proven package. The 1203C allows customers to take advantage of the benefits of NextGen without the need for extensive and costly avionics upgrades.

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