October 21, 2013 | External Link
Alta to Donate Aviation Support Equipment and Services to Further MAF Outreach
RIO RANCHO, N.M.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alta Data Technologies (Alta) has partnered with Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) to help provide avionics maintenance equipment for MAF air transport services of medical supplies, disaster relief and community development to remote, isolated communities. Each year, MAF serves more than 600 non-profit, local government and mission organizations all over the world with aviation, communications, and learning technology services.
“Alta’s products and avionics expertise will be a great asset to MAF. Their ARINC and MIL-STD-1553 products, in particular their Ethernet ENET-A429 converter and AltaView analyzer product, will provide MAF leading edge capability for our aircraft maintenance. MAF had completed a market survey to find the best avionics products that best serve our remote maintenance requirements and have selected Alta as the leading candidate. To our pleasant surprise, Alta jumped-in to provide these products at no-cost to help further our common goals to assist remote communities have better lives,” says Mat Thomson, of MAF.
“Alta is proud to provide MAF with aviation maintenance equipment and services to further their valuable work. Their operations in Africa, Asia and the Americas provide critical air services directly to remote communities and other outreach organizations. MAF’s historic, charitable legacy dating back to the 1940’s only underscores Alta’s excitement to be part of their future and help further their mission,” states Rick Schuh, CEO of Alta.
About Mission Aviation Fellowship
Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF – www.maf.org) serves people who deal with challenges due to isolation in regions such as Africa, Asia, Eurasia, and Americas by providing aviation, communications, and learning technology services. MAF operates a global fleet of more than 136 aircraft capable of taking off and landing on short, rugged airstrips and waterways to bring hope and healing to some of the most isolated people in the world. MAF flights support Christian workers, evangelists, teachers, medical personnel, and relief workers. MAF planes haul food, seed, and livestock; deliver Bibles and Christian materials; transport the sick and injured; deliver doctors, medicine, and relief supplies; and carry the materials for a better life to people who need it most—people others cannot reach.
About Alta Data Technologies
Alta (www.altadt.com) is a rapidly growing (400% growth in 4 years) private company that provides industry leading COTS PCI, PCI Express and Ethernet avionics interface products (1553 and ARINC to Ethernet converters). Alta’s products are offered in high-density channel configurations, IRIG Time Code Decoder, Triggers, Discretes and the advanced AltaAPI and SAE AS4111 5.2 AltaRTVal software packages. Operating system platforms include MS Windows 32 and 64-bit, National Instruments’ LabVIEW & Real-Time, Wind River’s VxWorks, Green Hills Software Integrity, LynxWorks’ LynxOS, Linux x86 32 and 64-bit, IntervalZero’s RTX and Oracle’s Sparc Solaris 64. Trademarks are property of their respective owners.