06 May 2013


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DAC International secures PMA approval for gdc64

Corresponding App Released on iTunes

AUSTIN, Texas, May 6, 2013 – DAC International, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration has granted Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) for the company’s GDC64 Tablet Aircraft Interface Unit (TAIU).

The GDC64 developed by DAC International feeds aircraft data to an iPad® without additional costly Wi-Fi devices. This unique interface product routes live data from aircraft sensors and systems to an iPad enabling a wide range of incremental functionality for the flight crew.  Simply plug an iPad into conveniently located connectors in the cockpit to get data and power to keep the iPad fully charged during flight.

The Tablet Aircraft Interface Unit is applicable on corporate, regional and major airlines and rotorcraft.

In addition to the PMA approval, Apple® has certified the GDC64 hardware and the GDC64 iOS app, which is making its debut on the iTunes store.

“This will allow operators to now have access to a data library for use in a variety of apps as they become more available,” said General Manager of DAC International Francisco Hernandez. “In addition, the installer can now download the GDC64 app directly from iTunes to allow users to setup and configure ARINC 429 data for their installation.”

To locate the app from the iTunes store just search GDC64 or access via http://tinyurl.com/clesmo6.


About DAC International
DAC International offers a wide range of avionics upgrade solutions for regional and major airlines, military and general and corporate aircraft, as well as MROs and OEMs worldwide. DAC uses certified solutions, including navigational, communications and display systems to help the aviation community meet new standards, as well as replacing of older systems. They offer a wide range of test equipment, including RVSM, ARINC 615(A) portable data loaders and other Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and a whole range of in-house built data converters. Additionally, they sell new-generation EFB and adapter units, such the GDC-64 Tablet Aircraft Interface Unit for Tablets, plus they can supply complete integration kits with FAA or EASA STC for several types of aircraft.  For more information, go to www.dacint.com

About Greenwich AeroGroup
Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc., owns and operates providers of general, commercial, government and military aviation services including: maintenance, avionics and interior refurbishments; fixed base operations; aircraft sales, charter and management; manufacturing and engineering; component repair and overhaul; parts distribution and financial services. Current locations include: Atlantic Aero, Inc., located at Piedmont-Triad International Airport in Greensboro, N.C.; Western Aircraft, Inc., located at Gowen Field in Boise, Idaho; Summit Aviation, Inc., located at Summit Airport in Middletown, Del.; DAC International, Inc., located in Austin, Texas; Matrix Aviation, Inc., located in Wichita, Kan.; Professional Aviation Associates, Inc., located in Atlanta, Ga.; Professional Aircraft Accessories, Inc., located in Titusville, Fla.; Aero Precision Industries, located in Livermore, Calif.; NASAM, Inc., located in San Francisco, Calif., and GCCUS Inc. located in Aptos, Calif. Additionally, Greenwich AeroGroup owns an interest in Helivia Aero Taxi located in Rio de Janerio. News and information are available at www.greenwichaerogroup.com