Boeing [NYSE: BA] through its subsidiary Aviall, announced today it signed an exclusive agreement with Sabena technics to distribute its Vigiplane security monitoring system for aircraft on ground. Under this agreement, Aviall will provide exclusive supply chain distribution support for Vigiplane in North America.
“We are excited to partner with Sabena technics and look forward to utilizing our extensive distribution network and global sales and marketing teams to create new channels to market their Vigiplane product offering,” said William Ampofo, vice president, Business & General Aviation, Boeing Global Services. “Truly an innovative product, the Vigiplane solution provides increased safety and security for business and general aviation aircraft on the ground.”
Using the latest technologies, Vigiplane offers 24/7, 360-degree monitoring for aircraft on ground and is accessible from all mobile devices. Its high-definition cameras operate autonomously from aircraft systems and are monitored through a secure, cloud-based server. The device, which does not require any certification or cabin modification, can be easily and quickly installed on all aircraft types.
“Teaming up with Boeing is a great way for us to give a broader range of operators worldwide easier access to our innovative device,” said Philippe Rochet, Chief Operating Officer of Sabena technics Group. “We look forward to working closely together and building on this relationship as we continue to focus on delivering new solutions to the industry”.
Operating as one of Boeing’s three business units, Global Services is headquartered in the Dallas area. For more information, visit www.boeing.com/services.