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Four Cessna Citation business jets to be integrated with Universal’s KAPTURE™ CVR/FDR, providing 25 hours of voice recording and more than 100 hours of flight data recording.

Universal Avionics (UA), an Elbit Systems company, has announced a contract to supply its KAPTURE™ Cockpit Voice (CVR) and Flight Data Recorders (FDR) to Textron Aviation across a range of its high-performance Cessna Citation jets.


The KAPTURE recorders, chosen for their compliance with the latest regulations, the ease with which data can be retrieved and analyzed, and their advanced data storage capabilities, will be installed on Cessna aircraft, including:


  • Cessna Citation Longitude
  • Cessna Citation Latitude
  • Cessna Citation Ascend
  • Cessna Citation CJ4 Gen 2

Universal Avionics KAPTURE CVR/FDR Flight Data Applications and ServicesFor aircraft owners navigating evolving regulations for recorders, KAPTURE recorders provide a comprehensive solution. Their extended recording capacity exceeds mandated requirements. Users can retrieve and analyze data with ease using extensive Flight Data Applications and Services, including cloud-based data collection for Flight Data Monitoring (FDM), analysis, animation, and reporting tools for individual aircraft, with the option to aggregate at fleet levels.


“This contract showcases the trust aircraft owners and manufacturers place in KAPTURE to meet evolving regulatory requirements and enhance data collection,” said Dror Yahav, Chief Executive Officer at Universal Avionics. “The KAPTURE system’s compliance with the latest mandates combined with its robust features and data analysis capabilities make it a compelling choice for discerning operators.”


Learn more about KAPTURE Cockpit Voice and Flight Data Recorders.


About Universal Avionics

Universal Avionics safely guides pilots and their passengers worldwide with forward fit and retrofit solutions flying on more than 35,000 airplanes and helicopters today. As a leading manufacturer of innovative commercial avionics, Universal improves safety and efficiency for business aviation, airline/cargo operations, and special missions.  


Universal Avionics is a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. Our solutions include navigation, electronic display, terrain awareness, recorders, and enhanced flight vision systems. Follow us on social media or visit to learn more and Connect what’s Next because Next is Now.


Universal Avionics Kapture flight recorder pictured next to private jet.

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