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EMS Aviation AspireTM Communication System Makes Latin American Debut At LABACE

EMS Aviation, a division of mobile connectivity leader EMS Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELMG), today announced that its Aspire family of satellite-based, in-flight connectivity systems — which includes the new Aspire Portable AirMail product, a portable Iridium-based e-mail product, and a color touch screen handset — will make its Latin American debut at the Latin American Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (LABACE) in Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 11-13 (booth #2016).

“This is a great opportunity for us to present our Aspire in-flight connectivity solutions to the Latin American business jet market,” said John Jarrell, Vice President and General Manager, EMS Aviation. “Staying connected while in-flight is an essential element of aircraft operation and the Aspire system’s small installation foot-print, ease of upgrade and pricing structure make it a perfect solution for small- to medium-sized aircraft.”

The Aspire 200 LG system began shipping in North America in May. It was introduced in Europe earlier this year and was also chosen for a Cessna ® Sovereign for Anderson Air, a Canadian business jet operator. Installations on other platforms, including the Hawker ® 4000, Hawker 800/850/900 Series, Citation X, Citation XLS/XLS+ and the Challenger ® 300, are expected in the coming months.

Designed to deliver feature-rich voice and data connectivity to owners and operators of small- and medium-sized business aircraft, Aspire products use standard wiring configuration and interfaces to support either Iridium or Inmarsat components. Users can easily change or upgrade systems without rewiring the aircraft or changing out the avionics racks. Options include the Aspire CSU Iridium (voice and low-speed data) transceiver, the Inmarsat HDU (voice and high-speed data) transceiver, and a higher gain Inmarsat antenna. Aspire’s Inmarsat system data rates range from up to 200 kbps with a low-gain antenna, to as much as 330 kbps with an intermediate-gain antenna and to as high as 432 kbps with a high-gain antenna. Additional Supplemental Type Certifications (STCs) for several other aircraft types, including the Bombardier Challenger 300, Gulfstream ® GII and GIII, and Dassault Falcon ® 2000 are also being pursued.

“Our Android -based handset solution is a key feature of the Aspire line,” said Timothy Roberts, Director, Aspire Global Solutions, EMS Aviation. “Instead of using commercial, off-the-shelf components, we have developed an aviation-grade voice solution that will not only allow passengers and crew to make calls with the quality of a landline connection, but also provides the ability to check e-mail and to control the cabin management system. This is business aviation’s pioneering Smartphone platform and it offers significant and unique functionality.”

About EMS Technologies

As one of the world’s leading providers of wireless connectivity solutions, EMS Technologies, Inc. keeps people and systems connected — on land, at sea, in the air or in space. EMS offers industry-leading technology to support Aero Connectivity and Global Resource Management markets through a broad range of cutting-edge satellite and terrestrial network products; helping businesses, assets and people stay connected and promoting universal mobility, visibility and intelligence. EMS (NASDAQ: ELMG) serves customers through operations in 12 countries.

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