GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 13, 2016 – L-3 Aviation Products (L-3 AP) announced today that its Lynx® NGT-9000 has been chosen by Martinaire Aviation, LLC as the ADS-B solution for its Cessna Caravan turboprop cargo aircraft. Deliveries and installations have begun and are expected to be complete well ahead of the 2020 ADS-B mandate.

Martinaire’s fleet consists of 28 Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster aircraft that operate daily scheduled service to more than 50 cities across the United States.

“We were looking for a single unit that could add weather and traffic to our cockpits while also satisfying the ADS-B mandate,” said Alan Rusinowitz, executive vice president and COO of Martinaire Aviation, LLC. “The Lynx NGT-9000 specifically met our needs, giving us the flexibility to view traffic and weather on the panel-mounted unit, as well as Wi-Fi the data to the pilot’s iPad®.”

“The transponder-sized Lynx NGT-9000 is an economical solution for aging cockpits, providing traffic and weather capabilities while also satisfying the ADS-B mandate,” said Larry Riddle, L-3 Aviation Products’ vice president of marketing and sales. “Lynx is much more than a transponder; it’s a touchscreen display full of NextGen situational awareness features.”

Martinaire Aviation, LLC is a growing Dallas, Texas-based FAR Part 135 air cargo carrier with over 30 years of experience. Founded in 1978, Martinaire has extensive experience in providing a variety of air freight services. It offers both scheduled and on-demand charter service at competitive prices. The company also offers aircraft maintenance services, parts sales and Aircraft on Ground (AOG) solutions.

L-3 Aviation Products (L-3 AP) is a leading provider of commercial and military avionics. L-3 AP manufactures a diverse line of safety- and efficiency-enhancing products that sets the standard for next-generation requirements, including configurable voice and data recorders, collision avoidance systems, navigation products, display systems and processors. L-3 AP also offers aftermarket services, including MRO and integrated performance-based logistics for military and commercial systems. To learn more about L-3 Aviation Products, please visit

Headquartered in New York City, L-3 employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide and is a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. L-3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems. The company reported 2015 sales of $10.5 billion. To learn more about L-3, please visit the company’s website at

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