Sirius Satellite Radio

January 30, 2014 - 1:56pm

FltPlan.com’s free FltPlan Go iPad app, available at the Apple App Store, was formally released last week. The new app uses the same flight-planning data in the app or on the company’s website.

“Since the service was born on the web, FltPlan’s servers save all flight-planning information and user documents,” said company president Ken Wilson. “Should a pilot’s mobile device, including an iPad, become unavailable, the pilot is just one Internet connection away from his data.”

February 27, 2009 - 8:45am

Pilots who have grown accustomed to flying with up-to-the- minute weather graphics and information broadcast to the cockpit through the XM or Sirius satellite radio services are probably aware that the companies successfully completed their “merger of equals” last year. The deal created a combined entity called Sirius XM Radio Inc.

October 6, 2008 - 2:12pm

The Sirius/XM merger will have no impact to WxWorx services, the XM WX Satellite Weather provider said yesterday. WxWorx (Booth No. 962) offers the XM WX service in conjunction with XM Satellite Radio, now called Sirius XM. The two satellite radio companies merged in July.

August 11, 2008 - 9:16am

As anyone who has it or has tried it can attest, satellite radio is seriously cool. Now, just like the thousands of listeners who tune in to satellite radio in their cars or at home, pilots and passengers can receive the 100-plus channels of digital music, news and talk provided by Sirius, one of two U.S. satellite radio providers.

January 9, 2008 - 5:17am

Southern California-based Avionics Innovations plans to introduce a Sirius Satellite Radio receiver system for aircraft, similar to the product it is designing for rival service provider XM Satellite Radio. The Sirius-based AI-SSR receiver unit will include seek tuning and preset memory and access to 100 channels of digital music, news and entertainment programming.

December 5, 2007 - 11:56am

Following in the steps of XM Satellite Radio, rival Sirius plans to offer a competing “always-on” weather service for aircraft through an agreement with data provider WSI. Plans are in place to launch a Sirius line of WSI’s InFlight avionics, which the companies say will be compatible with the current list of approved InFlight multifunction displays.

November 5, 2007 - 7:45am

Wall Street analysts now say the proposed merger between XM Satellite Radio and Sirius should have little difficulty winning approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Department of Justice. That could spell trouble for buyers of aviation weather datalink gear.

September 20, 2007 - 11:47am

Deliveries of the new WSI InFlight AV-300 series datalink weather systems began earlier this month, following their introduction and demonstrations at EAA AirVenture 2007 in July.

August 1, 2007 - 7:02am

Avidyne and WSI have struck a deal under which Avidyne will develop and produce WSI’s new AV300 and AV350 satellite weather data and audio receivers. The AV300 will receive WSI InFlight weather services delivered by Sirius Satellite Radio, while the AV350 will receive WSI InFlight data and Sirius audio programming.

October 16, 2006 - 7:45am

The latest cockpit audio panel from PS Engineering, the PMA8000-SR, does everything a conventional panel can, with one extra feature sure to get the attention of audiophiles.

 
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