Lightest eNfusion antenna is now flying on bizjets

NBAA Convention News » 2010
October 13, 2010, 8:09 AM

EMS Aviation, a division of EMS Technologies of Ottawa, Canada, announced that its new eNfusion AMT-700 high-gain Antenna (HGA) is flying on a Bombardier Global Express and being installed on a Boeing Business Jet. This antenna supports multi-channel Inmarsat SwiftBroadband, classic Aero H/H+ and Swift64 services and is ready for sale and installation.

The AMT-700 HGA provides greater than 13.5 dB gain over its coverage region, more than any other antenna of this swept volume, according to EMS. “This tail-mounted antenna provides unsurpassed gain compared to competing antennas for Inmarsat-based systems,” said John Broughton, EMS Aviation vice president of product development. “It offers superior performance and improved delivery of Inmarsat services in a smaller, lighter form factor.”

Weighing just over four pounds, the antenna is the lightest of EMS Aviation’s Inmarsat-based line of antennas. It is on display at the EMS Aviation booth (No. 6829). The mechanically steered AMT-700 HGA is consistent with the Arinc 781 specification and optimized for installation on mid-size business jets such as the upcoming Embraer 450/500 or the Bombardier Challenger 300. It is also suitable for co-location with a Ku-band antenna on long-range business jets such as the GIV, on which there are plans to install it later this year. As a two-LRU solution, the HGA also provides installation flexibility.

FILED UNDER: 
Share this...

Please Register

In order to leave comments you will now need to be a registered user. This change in policy is to protect our site from an increased number of spam comments. Additionally, in the near future you will be able to better manage your AIN subscriptions via this registration system. If you already have an account, click here to log in. Otherwise, click here to register.

 
X