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Year In Review... Star Navigation

star_sm1210_l After eight to nine years of development, to experience first sales and field trials in 2008 and 2009 of STAR-ISMS™ Lite and the field trials of its main product, then building up an alliance on a technical partnership agreement in 2010, joint displays at airshows — all is a dream come true.

The Company started promoting the STAR-ISMS before it was on the drawing boards after a patent had been applied for — demos and discussions at every airshow, major manufacturers and leading airlines, MRO’s, and more. After the first few minutes of, “can you really do that, how is that possible?,” the WOW factor strikes home once the product was ready for marketing and for trials in 2007/8.

star_sm1210_g1 Doubts remained for the first few minutes after the product was displayed — thereafter, it was the WOW factor. Today, with actual aircraft flying with the Company’s main and lite systems, the doubts have dissipated.
Enough about the past — the future appears most promising. The industry is moving towards the Company’s patented product. It is, indeed, unfortunate that events such as the AF 447 disaster bring market awareness of STAR-ISMS. However, one thing for sure is that the future risks of airline crashes will be reduced once the Company’s product is mandated and implemented.

“Saving one life is more important to me than all the money one can make in a lifetime.” says Viraf Kapadia acting Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. STAR-ISMS improves safety and security, increases efficiency, helps save maintenance cost, brings better maintenance and flight awareness into play, offers improved operational control, improved maintenance and more timely early warning analysis, reduces airliner downtime, presents historical trend analysis, optimizes fuel management, and much, much more. Additionally, implementation would reduce the carbon footprint — for every Kilogram of fuel saved, approximately 3.2 KG of CO2 is not expended.

The future is bright — the Company expects to experience about 2,000 aircraft systems STAR-ISMS installed in five years. Star Navigation is this market segment for the long haul — the Company has many outside the box thinkers.

Mr. Viraf Kapadia is Star Navigation’s acting Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. He brings over 37 years of executive level experience in Europe, Asia, Middle East and North America in the fields of accounting, aviation, steel and building industry.