EAI Press Release

Eclipse Aerospace & IS&S Announce an Integrated FMS for Eclipse Twin-Engine Jet

NBAA2010 – NBAA 63RD ANNUAL MEETING & CONVENTION, BOOTH 6667, ATLANTA, GA. - Oct. 19, 2010 – Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. and Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISSC) announced today that the AvioNG Integrated Flight Management System will be available for the Eclipse Twin-Engine Jet. Eclipse Aerospace, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, provides engineering, service and support for the fleet of 260 Eclipse twin-engine jets. Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc., based in Exton, Pennsylvania, is a diversified international avionics supplier to civil, military, business, and commercial markets and operators.

The AvioNG Integrated FMS provides coupled LPV approach, Airway / Victor route navigation, RNP (Auto / Manual), holding patterns and procedure turns, parallel offsets, storage for ninety-nine flight plans, user defined waypoints, nearest airports and navigation aids, OBS mode, present and on-route information. The system includes enhanced graphics such as integrated on-route e-charts, e-charts overlaid on the moving map, freezing levels, winds aloft, stormscope display, progressive zooming, and Canadian NexRad / Metars and TAFs.  

“We are pleased to provide this advanced FMS product for the Eclipse Jet through Eclipse Aerospace,” says Roman Ptakowski, President of Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. “Every pilot now will have access to this advanced integrated flight planning and navigation system that enhances safety, increases situational awareness, and allows flight in both Victor route and WAAS GPS RNAV / LPV airspace.”

AvioNG glass panel cockpits supplied by IS&S are installed in over 160 Eclipse Jet aircraft. The system is supported by Eclipse Aerospace Service Centers. AvioNG replaces the AVIO cockpit providing a feature rich system that performs advanced functions such as electronic circuit breakers, complete systems control and monitoring, primary navigation, engine instruments and multifunction display.

“We, at Eclipse Aerospace, are very proud to be able to NOW offer a fully integrated FMS system for the Eclipse Jet”, states Mason Holland CEO of Eclipse Aerospace. “IS&S has really come through with completion of a fantastic product that makes for an excellent addition to the world’s most efficient light jet”

The New Integrated FMS is expected to be released before year end and will be standard on all Total Eclipse Twin-Engine Jets thereafter.

About Eclipse Aerospace, Inc.
Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. began full operations to support the fleet of 260 Eclipse twin-engine Jet aircraft. Adhering to the motto “Customer First,” Eclipse Aerospace is focused on providing a superior customer experience for existing and future owners, operators and pilots of the revolutionary Eclipse Jet aircraft by providing factory upgrades to deliver robust, fully functional and feature rich Eclipse Jet aircraft. Eclipse Aerospace corporate offices are based in Charleston, SC. Principle operations are located in Albuquerque, N.M. and Chicago, Ill. Eclipse Aerospace is located on the Web at www.eclipseaerospace.net.

About Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc.

Headquartered in Exton, Pa., Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. (www.innovative-ss.com) designs, manufactures and markets flight information computers, electronic displays and advanced monitoring systems that measure and display critical flight information.  This includes data relative to aircraft separation (RVSM), airspeed and altitude, as well as engine and fuel data measurements.

Certain matters contained herein that are not descriptions of historical facts are “forward-looking” (as such term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995). Because such statements include risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.  Factors that could cause results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, those discussed in filings made by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Many of the factors that will determine the Company’s future results are beyond the ability of management to control or predict.  Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which reflects management’s views only as of the date hereof.  The company undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking statements, or to make any other forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


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