Ericsson and Panasonic Avionics Delivering 5G-Ready Platform

Ericsson and Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) have announced that Ericsson’s Core Network as a Service solution is now live, supporting connectivity services across multiple markets served by Panasonic. Ericsson’s Core Network as a Service solution will help Panasonic and its subsidiary AeroMobile, a global GSMA telecoms operator, provide data, voice and messaging services to the…

Cobham plc Hosted UK Secretary of State for Defence

David Lockwood, Cobham’s CEO welcomed UK Secretary of State for Defence, Gavin Williamson and Michael Tomlinson, Member of Parliament for Mid Dorset and North Poole at their Wimborne facility in December. Employing around 1,000 people on the site at the Wimborne location and the visitors were shown a number of key projects for the Royal…

Connected Aircraft Market Trends to 2024: Top Key Players Honeywell, Panasonic, Thales, Kontron, Gogo, Cobham, IBM, Google, Spafax and Microsoft

Connected Aircraft Market size is projected to grow substantially during the forecast time frame owing to the increasing number of air passengers and a high demand for in-flight high-speed Internet connectivity by the passengers. Connected aircraft systems provide in-flight entertainment to air passengers with the provision of high-quality audio, video, games, flight details, music, movies,…

Gogo Announces Strong Year-end De-icing Results

Gogo Inc. announced that as of December 31st, 2018, modifications to protect against de-icing fluid contamination on its 2Ku North American aircraft have achieved positive results. As a result of the success of the de-icing modifications, Gogo did not incur certain forecasted costs associated with further de-icing efforts in Q4 2018, and is raising its…

Ampex Data Systems Announces Long Term Agreement with Collins Aerospace

Ampex Data Systems (Ampex), a Delta Information Systems Company, has signed a long term agreement (LTA) with Collins Aerospace to deliver TuffServ solid state recorders (SSRs), memory storage systems, and mission data loaders for use in Collins Aerospace’s MS-110 airborne reconnaissance systems. The TuffServ SSRs will leverage use of the Ampex Common Compute Environment (ACCE),…

Nextant Aerospace Achieves STC for Challenger 604XT Pro Line Fusion Upgrade

Nextant Aerospace, builders of the 400XTi, G90XT, remanufactured aircraft, and Challenger 604XT upgrade, announced it has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the 604XT Pro Line Fusion. The timing of the STC is on track with Nextant Aerospace projection at EBACE a year ago when introducing the program. “In collaboration with Rockwell Collins and Bombardier,…

Global Eagle/Gilat demonstrate broadband connectivity via LEO

Gilat Satellite Networks has announced what it claims is the first-ever demonstration of an in-flight aircraft communicating at broadband speeds with a low earth orbit (LEO) satellite system. This industry milestone was achieved using Global Eagle’s “Albatross One” test aircraft with Gilat’s aero modem and Telesat’s Phase 1 LEO satellite, launched earlier this year. It…

SD Avionics Developing Flat Panel Antenna in Partnership with QEST

SD Avionics, the hardware manufacturing division of Satcom Direct, has partnered with QEST Quantenelektronische Systeme. to develop a new flat panel connectivity antenna for business and military aviation. The electronically steered phased-array antenna system aims to be the smallest and most efficient form factor, bringing high speed connectivity to a wider range of aircraft. SD…