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AST Receives Eighth Patent

April 3, 2014

AST Receives Eighth Patent

Aviation Safety Technologies, LLC (“AST”) announced that it received its eighth patent on its ground breaking aircraft connected fleet technology. On April 2, 2013, AST was notified by the USPTO that United States Patent No. 8412434 was issued for the following: “Method and device of calculating aircraft braking friction and other relating landing performance parameters based on the data received from aircraft’s on board flight data management system.”

AST’s SafeLand™ runway reporting technology uses aircraft data, either computed on board the aircraft or via a networked server, as well as environmental data and a tire/surface algorithm, to deliver total available friction values that are independent of airplane type.

The Company’s other patents to date include the following: