Farnborough UK-based Lees Avionics Ltd, a Gama Group company,
has been awarded a contract by Babcock (Air) to upgrade 93 Grob
115E training aircraft on behalf of the UK Ministry of
Defence. The upgrade comprises installation of Avidyne TAS600
Traffic Advisory Systems and a Sandel Electronic H.S.I., which
together add a significant improvement to situational awareness and
Since commencing work in mid-January 2011, 30 aircraft have been
delivered on time, with a target for the completion of all 93
aircraft by mid December 2011.
Lees are undertaking the work at Farnborough in conjunction with
sister company Gama Support Services Ltd.
Lees Avionics Ltd is an EASA Part 21J design organisation and
installation facility, and is the leading European design house for
glass-cockpit upgrades for general and corporate aviation.
Lees holds full DOA approval for avionics, structures, interiors
and special mission fits across all fixed wing and rotary