Safran Selects ThinKom and Astronics for Next-Gen Ka-Band IFC Terminals
June 14, 2002 – Excerpts from a press release at Aircraft Interiors Exposition
Safran Passenger Innovations, ThinKom Solutions, Inc. (ThinKom) and Astronics Connectivity Systems and Certifications (Astronics), today announced agreements to provide next-generation Ka-band aero satellite terminals.
Under the agreements, ThinKom will supply its ThinAir® Ka2517 phased-array aero satellite antennas for Safran Passenger Innovations’ Ka-band commercial IFC terminal in both retrofit and linefit installations. Safran Passenger Innovations is an authorized terminal integrator for the next generation of aero broadband services across multiple providers and a key supplier for connectivity solutions to Airbus.
The ThinKom antenna will be packaged with a newly designed adapter plate, installation kit and in-cabin connectivity solution.
Read the full press release on Safran’s website.