Satellite TV System from Rockwell Collins Certified on BBJ

 - October 16, 2006, 7:52 AM

Rockwell Collins last month announced that its Tailwind 550 satellite television system has gainedan STC for installation in the Boeing Business Jet.Completed by Jet Aviation in Basel, Switzerland,the certification allows Collins to deliver “globaltelevision solutions for current and potential BBJ customers,” said Tim Rayl, senior director, Airshow Systems for Rockwell Collins. Tailwind 550 is a multi-region satellite TV system that Collins said brings more than 450 television channels to aircraft flying in the U.S., Europe and the Middle East. The manufacturer claims Tailwind 500 is the only fuselage-mounted, three-region system on the market.