Pro Star Aviation, an innovative special missions aerospace modification centre, has completed and delivered two special mission Challenger 650 aircraft utilising several FAA STCs approved by its STC ODA.
The aircraft modifications included a lightweight missionised interior, multiple operator stations, equipment racks, a mission power system and a supplemental in-air cabin cooling system. The team integrated numerous mission radios and antennae, including a belly radome with highly adaptable and flexible payload mounting provisions, tail strakes, and a retractable camera system supporting a twenty-inch camera.
“Our Special Missions team has become proficient at integrating and certifying complex state-of-the-art mission systems into various aircraft platforms,” stated John Hill, Special Missions Business Development Manager, “The pair of Challenger 650s were no exception. We can rapidly change the aircraft mission profile, which assures readiness in a short time frame.”