Inmarsat, GDC Celebrate 737 Certification of Falcon 300 Terminal for GX Aviation
See Seth Miller’s Dec. 1st post on PaxEx.Aero announcing the Inmarsat’s GX Aviation terminal receiving its FAA certification for installation on Boeing 737 aircraft. Below are a few excerpts:
The Falcon 300 kit was developed in partnership with developed GDC Advanced Technology and includes GDC’s dual modem manager (MODMAN), with components by Kontron, and the proven, reliable, low-profile Ka2517 antenna by ThinKom.
The ThinKom antenna, for example, has demonstrated quick switching between LEO and GEO satellite constellations. It appears to be the prime choice for new Ka-band terminal offerings today, while solid state Electronically Steered Antenna (ESAs) options are not yet ready to fly.
Read the full article here.