Iridium Satellite LLC

March 5, 2011 - 5:40am

Whether for safety, economy or to meet ICAO Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) standards, helicopter operators are showing increased interest in capturing and analyzing flight data. Spidertracks (Booth No. 4854), based in Palmerstown North, New Zealand, offers a global satellite-based system for fleet operators that tracks equipped aircraft in real time and records movements and flight data for later analysis.

November 30, 2010 - 5:30am

TrueNorth Avionics, LiveTV Airfone and Satcom Direct are teaming to develop and market a next-generation Magnastar air-to-ground communications system that will provide voice, Wi-Fi Internet and e-mail, text messaging and multichannel VoIP (voice over Internet protocol) services to business jet operators.

October 19, 2010 - 10:08am

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September 30, 2010 - 7:28am

Owners of smartphones such as the BlackBerry and iPhone have been frustrated by the high cost of equipment that allows them to send and receive e-mail in-flight. TrueNorth Avionics is now offering an economical, compact, stand-alone product that plugs into any existing airborne telephone system and creates a Wi-Fi hot spot inside the aircraft that is compatible with most smartphones.

July 7, 2010 - 6:44am

Iridium Communications of McLean, Va., last month placed a multibillion-dollar order with Thales Alenia Space of France for 81 communications satellites needed to upgrade its global satellite communications network. The $2.1 billion deal includes 66 low-earth-orbit satellites for the Iridium Next constellation, with the remainder to serve as spares.

March 31, 2010 - 5:30am

Satellite communications service provider Satcom Direct has expanded its portfolio of exclusive add-ons and upgrades to the point where some customers might have a hard time keeping up with all the changes. Fortunately for them, the company hosts an annual customer conference aimed at bringing users up to speed.

January 27, 2010 - 7:05am

For at least a decade, the business aviation industry has looked forward to a seamless transition from the office or home to the private jet, with all the same electronic amenities, in particular high-speed Internet connectivity.

November 25, 2009 - 6:43am

Innotech Aviation of Quebec has received a supplemental type certificate for its new Sky Berry, a system that offers business aircraft operators a “low-cost way to wirelessly receive and transmit data on their PDAs.”

Sky Berry uses a router provided by International Communications Group (ICG) of Newport News, Va. The first system was installed in a Hawker 800.

October 19, 2009 - 4:45pm

Has your smart phone become an indispensable means of instant communication? If so, EMS Sky Connect, a division of EMS Technologies (Booth No. 4489), has the Christmas gift for you: unfettered in-flight access, “pole-to-pole, anywhere on the globe.”

October 14, 2009 - 5:44am

Guardian Mobility’s Guardian 3i GPS tracking device has gained a Transport Canada supplemental type certificate on Beech 1900C and 1900D turboprops and will be installed in the fleet of Northern Thunderbird Air, which offers scheduled and

 
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