DAC International a Greenwich AeroGroup company, is a Worldwide distributor of avionics, test equipment, and data converters for corporate, general aviation, regional and major airlines. DAC has an FAA approved manufacturing and development facility, holding several STC’s, PMA’s and TSO’s. Products are compliant with DO-160, MIL-STD-810C and MIL-STD-461F. Products containing software meet the objectives of DO-178B, Levels A, B, C, D or E.
Some of the products we manufacture today includes the GDC64 Table Aircraft Interface unit, which integrates aircraft power and serial data to various apps in an iPad ®. The GDC-64 provides data and power from the aircraft to be feed through the USB port of an iPad by a wired connection. DAC has developed a Software Developer’s Kit to aid Apple software developers to gain access to the memory storage libraries.
DAC was required to meet strict Apple requirements for certifying equipment and software for their products. Power supplies have unique Apple requirements which must be followed for correct charging as well as approvals for access to other components in an Apple device. Apple tests every appliance that is designed to work with the iPads and if the requirements are met and Apple is confident it will function as promised, then the manufacture is issued a “Made for iPod License Number”. DAC’s Number is C56-11-01814.
DAC is also in the process of developing a similar product to support the growing interest in Windows based PED’s requiring a similar capability, the GDC 68.
DAC is pleased to be a partner in the Cathay Pacific eEnabling program that is a world leader in implementing a comprehensive eEnabled for their operations with our Gen-X eEnabling Device ( Electronic Flight Bag). The Gen-X is currently being installed into the Cathay Pacific and Dragonair fleet of aircraft to include B777-300/300ER, A330, A320, A321, B-747 aircraft. DAC ECD designed the Gen-X to meet Cathay’s strict requirements for this technology.
Today DAC International represents over 15 Avionics and related OEMs and continues its growth by adding new OEMs and product lines to its portfolio of services to suit customers’ requirements to meet mandates for new or next gen technology as required.
With the growing trend of connectivity and with other of our teaming partners, we can also provide Swiftbroadband and Iridium connectivity to include Skytrac flight following, FDM and real time aircraft performance exceedance using SkyWeb. Skyweb is compatible with third party visualization software or use SkyWeb application for dispatch operation.
DAC also supplies PED mounting and power solutions as well as test equipment such as RVSM, ARINC 615(A) Portable Data Loaders and other Ground Support Equipment (GSE).