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Airborne UHF/VHF transmitter/receivers— PTR175, PTR377, PTR1721 and PTR170 (UHF only); airborne integrated data acquisition and recording systems including advanced large-capacity PV740 system for the Boeing 747, PV1573 system for ARINC 573 for Concorde and wide-bodied aircraft and comprehensive flight-test systems; aircraft weapon control and stores management systems; missile guidance systems; radar altimeters; target aircraft telecommand systems. <ref>FLIGHT International, 29 August 1974</ref>
 
Airborne UHF/VHF transmitter/receivers— PTR175, PTR377, PTR1721 and PTR170 (UHF only); airborne integrated data acquisition and recording systems including advanced large-capacity PV740 system for the Boeing 747, PV1573 system for ARINC 573 for Concorde and wide-bodied aircraft and comprehensive flight-test systems; aircraft weapon control and stores management systems; missile guidance systems; radar altimeters; target aircraft telecommand systems. <ref>FLIGHT International, 29 August 1974</ref>
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1986 Plessey Avionics, of Havant, announced the ''Plessey Automatic Launch Test Facility'' would be installed at all RAF stations to check every aircraft's friend/foe identification system was working at take-off<ref>The Times Apr. 8, 1986</ref>
  
 
1989 Plessey Avionics announced a computer-based inflight entertainment and telephone system which it was offering to major airlines with no capital expenses by the airlines and profits shared; the idea has originated with a company called Candlestar and had evolved from military hardware<ref>The Times Sept. 1, 1989</ref>  
 
1989 Plessey Avionics announced a computer-based inflight entertainment and telephone system which it was offering to major airlines with no capital expenses by the airlines and profits shared; the idea has originated with a company called Candlestar and had evolved from military hardware<ref>The Times Sept. 1, 1989</ref>  

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of Ilford, Essex.

1974 Managing director F. K. Chorley; sales manager avionics M. I. Dodd.

Airborne UHF/VHF transmitter/receivers— PTR175, PTR377, PTR1721 and PTR170 (UHF only); airborne integrated data acquisition and recording systems including advanced large-capacity PV740 system for the Boeing 747, PV1573 system for ARINC 573 for Concorde and wide-bodied aircraft and comprehensive flight-test systems; aircraft weapon control and stores management systems; missile guidance systems; radar altimeters; target aircraft telecommand systems. [1]

1986 Plessey Avionics, of Havant, announced the Plessey Automatic Launch Test Facility would be installed at all RAF stations to check every aircraft's friend/foe identification system was working at take-off[2]

1989 Plessey Avionics announced a computer-based inflight entertainment and telephone system which it was offering to major airlines with no capital expenses by the airlines and profits shared; the idea has originated with a company called Candlestar and had evolved from military hardware[3]

Later see GEC-Plessey Avionics


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Sources of Information

  1. FLIGHT International, 29 August 1974
  2. The Times Apr. 8, 1986
  3. The Times Sept. 1, 1989