Connected Aerospace https://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/144201/more en Airbus, Inmarsat ink deal for new GX satellites https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/airbus-inmarsat-ink-deal-new-gx-satellites <div class="node-body article-body">Inmarsat on May 30 announced a contract with Airbus Defense and Space to acquire three new-generation Global Xpress (GX) satellites, which will mark a step change in inflight broadband connectivity, the satellite communications company said.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/airbus-inmarsat-ink-deal-new-gx-satellites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/airbus-inmarsat-ink-deal-new-gx-satellites#comments Daily News Connected Aerospace Airbus at 50 Thu, 30 May 2019 17:13:00 +0000 314771 at https://atwonline.com <p>Inmarsat says its new GX Ka-band satellites will mark a step-change in inflight broadband.&nbsp;</p> Inmarsat Gogo to build 5G cellular network for aviation https://atwonline.com/ife/gogo-build-5g-cellular-network-aviation <div class="node-body article-body">Inflight connectivity provider Gogo will build a 5G cellular network for aviation, with a plan to begin offering the broadband service in 2021.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/ife/gogo-build-5g-cellular-network-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/ife/gogo-build-5g-cellular-network-aviation#comments IFE Daily News Connected Aerospace Wed, 29 May 2019 15:33:00 +0000 314755 at https://atwonline.com Inmarsat SwiftBroadband-Safety gains FAA approval https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/inmarsat-swiftbroadband-safety-gains-faa-approval <div class="node-body article-body">Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) service has received final FAA approval for use in air traffic services applications, the company announced May 7.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/inmarsat-swiftbroadband-safety-gains-faa-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/inmarsat-swiftbroadband-safety-gains-faa-approval#comments Daily News Connected Aerospace ATW Plus Tue, 07 May 2019 12:37:00 +0000 314550 at https://atwonline.com Aireon launches space-based aircraft tracking https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/aireon-launches-space-based-aircraft-tracking <div class="node-body article-body">Principals of the Aireon joint venture on April 2 formally announced the launch of the company’s satellite-based air traffic control (ATC) surveillance system, a capability that for the first time provides a means of continuously tracking aircraft over oceans and remote regions of the world.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/aireon-launches-space-based-aircraft-tracking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/aireon-launches-space-based-aircraft-tracking#comments Daily News Connected Aerospace ATW Plus Tue, 02 Apr 2019 19:33:00 +0000 311411 at https://atwonline.com <p>Aireon CEO Don Thoma announces operational start of the company&rsquo;s space-based ADS-B surveillance system. At left is Nav Canada CEO Neil Wilson.</p> Bill Carey Nav Canada launches space-based aircraft tracking in Edmonton FIR https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/nav-canada-launches-space-based-aircraft-tracking-edmonton-fir <div class="node-body article-body">Nav Canada began space-based tracking of aircraft flying in the eastern part of its Edmonton flight information region (FIR) March 25, marking the first operational use of the Aireon surveillance system carried by new Iridium Next satellites.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/nav-canada-launches-space-based-aircraft-tracking-edmonton-fir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/nav-canada-launches-space-based-aircraft-tracking-edmonton-fir#comments Daily News Connected Aerospace ATW Plus Tue, 26 Mar 2019 12:45:00 +0000 310561 at https://atwonline.com Nav Canada North Atlantic space-based aircraft surveillance begins in March https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/north-atlantic-space-based-aircraft-surveillance-begins-march <div class="node-body article-body">Air navigation service providers (ANSP) in the UK and Canada later this month will start a joint trial of space-based surveillance of aircraft flying over the North Atlantic, a capability that will deliver immediate safety and capacity benefits for oceanic travel.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/north-atlantic-space-based-aircraft-surveillance-begins-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/north-atlantic-space-based-aircraft-surveillance-begins-march#comments Daily News Connected Aerospace ATW Plus Thu, 14 Mar 2019 20:27:00 +0000 309451 at https://atwonline.com <p>Iridium Next satellite</p> Iridium Communications Airlines and suppliers debate connectivity questions at AIX https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/airlines-and-suppliers-debate-connectivity-questions-aix <div class="node-body article-body">The debate on how to improve onboard Wi-Fi and make money continues.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/airlines-and-suppliers-debate-connectivity-questions-aix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/airlines-and-suppliers-debate-connectivity-questions-aix#comments Airlines Connected Aerospace ATW Plus Fri, 01 Mar 2019 20:13:00 +0000 309401 at https://atwonline.com <p>ViaSat-2, launched in June 2017, offers high-speed inflight connectivity to airlines.</p> Viasat Aireon takes control of space-based ADS-B payloads https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/aireon-takes-control-space-based-ads-b-payloads <div class="node-body article-body">Satellite-based surveillance system developer Aireon announced Feb. 7 that it has formally received control from Iridium Communications of the final six receiver payloads it has placed on new Iridium Next satellites, completing its space-based aircraft surveillance network.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/aireon-takes-control-space-based-ads-b-payloads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/aireon-takes-control-space-based-ads-b-payloads#comments Daily News Connected Aerospace ATW Plus Thu, 07 Feb 2019 21:06:00 +0000 305981 at https://atwonline.com Iridium completes $3 billion Next satellite constellation https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/iridium-completes-3-billion-next-satellite-constellation <div class="node-body article-body">Iridium Communications declared its new Iridium Next satellite constellation operational following more than a decade of planning and a two-year launch program.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/iridium-completes-3-billion-next-satellite-constellation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/iridium-completes-3-billion-next-satellite-constellation#comments Daily News Connected Aerospace ATW Plus Wed, 06 Feb 2019 21:08:00 +0000 305841 at https://atwonline.com Iridium plans Jan. 8 launch to complete Next constellation https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/iridium-plans-jan-8-launch-complete-next-constellation <div class="node-body article-body">Iridium Communications has set Jan. 8 for the eighth and final launch of its second-generation Iridium Next satellites, a milestone intended to deliver new global tracking and safety-certified communications services for the aviation industry.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/iridium-plans-jan-8-launch-complete-next-constellation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/connected-aerospace/iridium-plans-jan-8-launch-complete-next-constellation#comments Daily News Connected Aerospace ATW Plus Fri, 04 Jan 2019 13:49:00 +0000 302711 at https://atwonline.com