Posted on: 04 December 2018 by Alexander Preston
Astronics Corporation subsidiary Astronics AeroSat Corporation, has received an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) and Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) for installation its FliteStream T-310 in-flight connectivity solution, onto a Gulfstream GIV-SP business aircraft.
The FliteStream T-310 is currently offered in partnership with Satcom Direct (SD) as part of its SD Xperience end-to-end solution. The FliteStream T-310 SATCOM solution includes the next generation iDirect CX780 modem, providing compatibility with both Ku-band wide beam and HTS spot beam satellite networks.
Matthew Harrah, president of Astronics AeroSat, said, “This new product variant will provide an improved business aviation connectivity experience to passengers, making an ‘office-in-the-sky’ dream a reality. We look forward to continuing and expanding our relationships with Satcom Direct and Intelsat.
We expect the FliteStream T-310 will be an important part of the SD Xperience package now and in the future.”
Astronics AeroSat’s FliteStream T-Series includes its patented Rexolite Lens technology, which creates the most efficient, reliable and highest-performing SATCOM antenna system available. The FliteStream T-Series provides high-speed internet & IPTV in a single antenna.