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ARTEX ELT 5000 Distress Tracking ELT becomes first GADSS solution to complete safety of flight testing
Tuesday, 14 November 2023

ACR Electronics, a leading innovator in emergency locator beacon technology, is proud to announce the successful completion of comprehensive safety of flight testing on three airplane types for its cutting-edge ARTEX ELT 5000 Distress Tracking GADSS ELT.

The safety of flight testing, conducted in collaboration with Boeing, represents a significant milestone for the ARTEX ELT 5000, reaffirming its unwavering commitment to delivering state-of-the-art ELT technology that enhances aviation safety.

The ARTEX ELT 5000 Distress Tracking GADSS ELT underwent rigorous and demanding testing procedures designed to evaluate its distress tracking and Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System (GADSS) capabilities. These tests ensured that the ELT meets the highest standards of reliability and performance under various real-world conditions, including extreme environments and emergency scenarios.

This collaborative effort with Boeing underscores ARTEX's dedication to delivering top-tier emergency locator solutions that provide a valuable layer of safety and peace of mind to aviation professionals and passengers alike.

“Completing safety of flight testing in collaboration with Boeing represents a significant achievement for ARTEX. It validates the exceptional reliability and performance of our ELT 5000 Distress Tracking GADSS ELT, which is designed to play a pivotal role in enhancing aviation safety,” said Jeff Geraci at ARTEX

The ARTEX ELT 5000 Distress Tracking GADSS ELT is poised to set new standards in ELT technology, providing critical distress tracking information to aid search and rescue operations during aviation emergencies. This accomplishment reinforces ARTEX's mission to innovate and advance safety solutions within the aviation industry.

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ACR Electronics Inc. Emergency Locator Transmitters, Locator Beacons, Survival Systems
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