PRESS RELEASE - MCMURDO GROUP appoints Avio-Diepen for its KANNAD ELT product line

Wednesday, April 15, 2015



We are proud to announce that McMurdo Group has appointed Avio-Diepen as worldwide distributor for its Kannad ELT (Emergency Locator Transmitter) product line.

Together with their subsidiary company AD-S&Co which specializes in the rotary wing market, Avio-Diepen will provide a full spectrum of support to McMurdo and the Kannad ELT product line, including the latest Kannad INTEGRA ELT.

“We are very pleased to work closely with such a reputable company such as the McMurdo Group, as their innovative products greatly complement our current safety equipment portfolio. We know Kannad products to be among the best in quality and smartly designed with both the airlines and engineers in mind. ” says Vincent van Campen, CEO of Avio-Diepen.

 “It is a pleasure partnering with Avio-Diepen. We will immediately benefit from Avio-Diepen’s global presence and unparalleled service to airlines. The McMurdo Group continuously strives to provide the best and most reliable products and solutions for our customers and with this new partnership, we can accomplish this on a global scale”, says Christian Belleux, General Manager at Kannad.


About McMurdo Group and Kannad

McMurdo Group (part of Orolia) is the global leader in search and rescue with renowned, trusted brands as Kannad (incorporating Sarbe), Boatracs and Techno-Sciences. Having 140 years of combined experience in search and rescue (SAR) and Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA), McMurdo is the industry’s first provider of applications for the full SAR ecosystem.

Kannad started in 1995 with an ELT for Airbus, but has since developed a full range of fixed and survival ELTs for fixed-wing and helicopter aircraft of all sizes. Their products are known for being rich in features and superior in size, weight, durability and maintenance-friendliness.