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GCAS 2019: Airlines Navigate Connected Business Models, Apps and Services

In 2019, in-flight (IFC) connectivity technology is at a generational standstill, leaving airlines and the service providers and equipment suppliers they work with to optimize the business models, data transmissions and performance behind what is already flying today. During the...
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OneWeb, Airbus Open High-Volume Satellite Production Facility

OneWeb Satellites – a joint venture of OneWeb and Airbus – opened a high-volume, high-speed satellite production facility in Merrit Island, Florida, near the Kennedy Space Center. The 105,500 square foot production facility, which has two production lines capable of producing two satellites a day, is...
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Etihad Airways Pilots Are Using a New EFB Application for Real-Time Weather Updates

Etihad Airways is deploying a new cloud-hosted electronic flight bag (EFB) weather forecasting application across 100 of its in-service aircraft fleet that will give the UAE national carrier's pilots access to turbulence alerting, areas of icing and other information graphically...
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GCAS 2019: Lunch and Airplane Hacking Preview

On Wednesday June 12, 2019, Tim Luck, consultant for Pen Test Partners, will give his "Lunch and Airplane Hacking" luncheon keynote at the 2019 Global Connected Aircraft Summit. Here, Mark Holmes, group content director for Access Intelligence, catches up with...
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Honeywell Selects Gilat Aero Modem for JetWave System

Honeywell selected Gilat Satellite Networks‘ Taurus In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) modem for its JetWave satellite communication system. The integration of Gilat’s aero-modem aims to enable Honeywell to offer its JetWave solution within territories as well as to roam in-and-out of territories where Gilat’s ground...
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Gogo Plans to Launch 5G Network in 2021

Gogo revealed its plans to build a 5G network for aviation. The new Air-to-Ground (ATG) network will be designed for use on business aviation aircraft, commercial regional jets, and smaller mainline jets operating within the contiguous United States and Canada. Gogo...
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Viasat Introduces New IFC Antenna System

Viasat revealed the availability of its new Ka-band Global Aero Terminal (GAT-5518) to provide In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) services on government and business aviation aircraft — from government-focused Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and fixed-wing military platforms to VIP business and corporate jets. The...
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GCAS 2019: The Definitive Preview

When GCAS was launched in 2012, the IFC landscape was dramatically different. Only a few airlines had launched basic services and for many it was still a pipe dream. Today, with most airlines up and running will full IFC services,...
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#GCAPODCAST Ep. 10: Alaska Airlines Director of Fleet Technology Bret Peyton

Episode 10 of #GCAPodcast is here -- and this time, we discuss the current and future use of high speed in-flight connectivity as well as NASA’s Traffic Aware Strategic Aircrew Requests (TASAR) and Traffic Aware Planner (TAP) technology by Alaska Airlines...
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#GCAPODCAST Ep. 9: Airbus A³ Project Wayfinder Executive Arne Stoschek

Arne Stoschek is the Project Executive for Wayfinder at Airbus A³. On this episode, we discuss artificial intelligence, machine learning and the exciting electric air taxi and urban air mobility projects being researched by one of the Artificial Intelligence panelists...
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