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Satcom Direct and Iridium partner on aero terminals

Satcom Direct and Iridium partner on aero terminals

Iridium Communications has announced that Satcom Direct (SD) is the newest Value Added Manufacturer (VAM) and service provider for Iridium Certus aviation products. SD will design and manufacture new terminals… Read more »

Leonardo signs MOU with Aireon to integrate ADS-B

Leonardo signs MOU with Aireon to integrate ADS-B

Leonardo is to integrate data from Aireon into its ‘LeadInSky’ Air Traffic Management (ATM) solution, using the latter’s space-based ADS–B data. Leonardo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with… Read more »

Aireon ALERT tracking now open for pre-registration

Aireon ALERT tracking now open for pre-registration

Aireon and the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) have announced that air navigation service providers (ANSPs), aircraft operators, regulators and search and rescue organisations can now pre-register for their free, global… Read more »

Further 10 Iridium NEXT satellites launched successfully

Further 10 Iridium NEXT satellites launched successfully

Iridium announced today that a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into low earth orbit (LEO). Lifting off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, this… Read more »

Rockwell Collins and Iridium partner on Certus

Rockwell Collins and Iridium partner on Certus

Iridium Communications has announced Rockwell Collins as the newest Iridium Certus service provider for the aviation industry. Rockwell Collins will be adding the service to its comprehensive suite of aircraft… Read more »

Global Invacom releases new hangar repeater solution

Global Invacom releases new hangar repeater solution

Global Invacom has launched a new solution that enables aircraft ground engineers to undertake 24/7 avionics testing of Inmarsat, Iridium and GPS satellite signals indoors. It says its Hangar Repeater… Read more »

EBACE: Gogo and Iridium partner on Certus aviation terminals

EBACE: Gogo and Iridium partner on Certus aviation terminals

Iridium has named Gogo as the newest value-added manufacturer (VAM) for its Iridium Certus aviation terminals. Gogo has also been selected as an Iridium Certus service provider, making it the… Read more »

Iridium now has 55 NEXT satellites in orbit after sixth launch

Iridium now has 55 NEXT satellites in orbit after sixth launch

Iridium announced today that SpaceX has successfully launched five Iridium NEXT satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Shortly after deployment, Iridium confirmed successful communication with all five new… Read more »

Garmin launches tiny inReach Mini communicator for Iridium

Garmin launches tiny inReach Mini communicator for Iridium

Garmin has announced its inReach Mini, probably the tiniest satellite-based inflight connectivity communicator that could be carried on a business or private aircraft. While not providing full two-way IP connectivity… Read more »

Fifth Iridium NEXT satellite launch completed successfully

Fifth Iridium NEXT satellite launch completed successfully

SpaceX has successfully launched the fifth set of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites, bringing the total now in orbit to 50. The launch took place from Vandenberg Air Force Base in… Read more »

Honeywell to provide high-speed low-cost Iridium connectivity

Honeywell to provide high-speed low-cost Iridium connectivity

Honeywell has announced that it is to provide business jet, airline and helicopter operators with better inflight connectivity choices, thanks to the introduction of the Aspire 150 and Aspire 350… Read more »

Iridium announces partners for new Certus service

Iridium announces partners for new Certus service

Iridium Communications announced today that Honeywell Aerospace, SKYTRAC, Avitek and Navicom Aviation are the first Iridium Certus service providers to be selected for the aviation industry. As Iridium Certus service… Read more »

Iridium announces date for fifth Iridium NEXT launch

Iridium announces date for fifth Iridium NEXT launch

Iridium Communications says that the fifth Iridium NEXT satellite launch has been targeted by SpaceX for March 18, 2018 at 8:19 am PDT (15:19 UTC) from Vandenberg Air Force Base… Read more »

More than half of Iridium NEXT constellation now in orbit

More than half of Iridium NEXT constellation now in orbit

Iridium Communications says it enters 2018 at the mid-point of its Iridium NEXT launch programme. SpaceX successfully launched the fourth set of 10 satellites into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force… Read more »

Iridium NEXT satellites in Vandenberg for fourth launch

Iridium NEXT satellites in Vandenberg for fourth launch

Iridium Communications announced today that all 10 Iridium NEXT satellites for its fourth launch are now in processing at SpaceX’s west coast launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base in… Read more »

SpaceX confirms successful launch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites

SpaceX confirms successful launch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites

Iridium Communications has announced the successful third launch and deployment of its latest batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites. The satellites were delivered into low-Earth orbit approximately one hour after… Read more »

Satcom Direct DLU for FANS over Iridium achieves certification

Satcom Direct DLU for FANS over Iridium achieves certification

The Satcom Direct (SD) FANS-1/A Data Link Unit (DLU) has become the first system to achieve FAA TSO-C159c for Future Air Navigation Systems (FANS) over Iridium flight deck data communications…. Read more »

Iridium announces third NEXT satellite launch date

Iridium announces third NEXT satellite launch date

Iridium Communications says its upcoming Iridium NEXT satellite launch has been targeted for September 30, 2017 at 6:30 a.m. PDT. This launch will deliver another 10 Iridium NEXT satellites to… Read more »

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