Systems Interface awarded ILS/DME replacement contract by Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group

Company Systems Interface Limited
Date 04.09.2020

Systems Interface, based in the UK, has been awarded the contract for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of a replacement Instrument Landing System (ILS) and co-located Distance Measuring Equipment (DME) at Cambridge City Airport in the United Kingdom.  The new system replaces the airports end-of-life equipment.

Systems Interface (SIL) will supply, install and commission a NORMARC 7000 ILS system consisting of: Two Frequency Dual Transmitter Localizer System, 12-Element Two Frequency Localizer Antenna system, Single Frequency Glidepath System and side band reference Glidepath Antenna System and a NORMARC Low Power DME. The complete system includes Remote Control and Monitoring and Remote Maintenance and Monitoring. All Civil Works and Project Management will be provided by SIL.

We want to ensure pilots have access to the latest navigational aids and a new ILS ensures we maintain the highest levels of safety for aircraft using Cambridge City Airport that we can,” said Airport Director, Kevan Craske.

Systems Interface previously replaced the airports end-of-life Non-Directional Beacon (NDB) in 2016 and continue to provide an annual support service.

About Cambridge City Airport
Owned by Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group the airport is situated 1.5 miles from the centre of Europe’s leading University City and at the heart of the East of England. As well as General Aviation, it is also suitable for intercontinental business jets. The airport is used by Private, Charter and Cargo flights.


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