Brazilian Air Force selects Rockwell Collins to support flight operations

Grupo de Transporte Especial (GTE)﹘the Special Transport Group of the Brazilian Air Force (Força Aérea Brasileira)﹘has renewed its contract for Rockwell Collins’ ARINCDirect℠ flight support services to cover its fleet of 13 aircraft, which includes an Airbus A319, and Embraer ERJ145, E-190 and Legacy 600 aircraft.

The contract provides GTE with flight planning services that allow the group to create and file electronic flight plans anywhere worldwide﹘all while monitoring weather conditions and using aircraft performance data and the latest atmospheric forecasts for the most precise fuel burns and time calculations. GTE is responsible for the national and international flight transportation of the President of the Republic, ministers of state, and high-level national and foreign authorities.

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