Market-research firm NSR is predicting that aviation will be the largest customer for flat-panel antenna (FPA) technologies, which minimize drag, creating a more compelling business case for inflight connectivity. Speaking at the 2019 Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, NSR research director Claude Rousseau said existing antennae typically carry a drag penalty of around 3%. However, he said new flat-panel devices are being developed, which could eliminate most of this drag. FPAs are ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"AIX Hamburg 2019: Flat-panel antenna could increase connectivity take-up " is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.