Cobham SATCOM's AVIATOR 300 SwiftBroadband terminal has received a European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its use aboard Boeing 757 aircraft.
LYNGBY, Denmark - Cobham
300 SwiftBroadband terminal has received a European Aviation
Safety Agency (EASA) Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its
use aboard Boeing 757 aircraft.
The STC, developed by Cobham SATCOM partner Scandinavian
Avionics, includes the installation and activation of the AVIATOR 300's
built-in Wi-Fi option, which offers access to an extensive range of
Michael R Truelsen, President at Scandinavian Avionics,
commented: "We are very pleased to complete the successful
installation and testing of the AVIATOR 300 and to announce the
award of the EASA STC on the Boeing 757."
Kim Gram, VP Aeronautical, Cobham SATCOM, added: "We are
delighted to report this STC for such an exceptionally well-known
and versatile aircraft as the Boeing 757. We have many commercial
customers already using Cobham antenna systems, but this STC for
the Boeing 757 establishes AVIATOR SwiftBroadband as a significant
communication option for commercial transport operators.
"With the AVIATOR 300 aboard, passengers are
able to benefit from global wireless internet connectivity the
minute they walk on board, enabling them to use smart phones,
personal tablets and laptops for a multitude of applications during
all phases of flight."
The AVIATOR 300 features a
compact and lightweight Intermediate Gain Antenna (IGA) to ensure a
low profile on the fuselage. With data speeds up to 332 kbps, the
system provides for fast and reliable connectivity on Inmarsat
SwiftBroadband services, supporting high quality, low-cost voice
calling and the full complement of data services.
The AVIATOR 300 is part of
Cobham's cutting-edge SwiftBroadband product portfolio and provides
a cost effective solution for a wide range of airframes, with a
full range of features and options. In addition to the Boeing 757,
the system has been certified for several key aircraft including
the Airbus 319, 320 and 321, Cessna 550, 550 Bravo and S550,
Citation X, G200, Embraer 135 (Legacy 600/650) and Bombardier
The full Cobham SATCOM AVIATOR range includes the revolutionary
AVIATOR S series, AVIATOR 700 and 700D, AVIATOR 350 with High Gain Antenna
300 with IGA as well as the exceptionally compact and
lightweight AVIATOR 200 with Low Gain Antenna
For further information please visit www.cobham.com/satcom.
Cobham protects lives and livelihoods with its differentiated
technology and know-how, operating with a deep insight to customer
needs and agility. The Group offers an innovative range of
technologies and services to solve challenging problems across
commercial, defence and security markets, from deep space to the
depths of the ocean. It has market leading positions in air-to-air
refuelling; aviation services; audio, video and data
communications, including satellite communications; defence
electronics; life support and mission equipment. The most important
thing Cobham builds is trust.
About Cobham SATCOM
Cobham SATCOM develops, manufactures, sells and supports
satellite and radio communication terminals and earth stations for
land, marine and airborne applications. With the ever increasing
demand for communication, our products and services are used to
satisfy the needs of a wide variety of commercial, governmental and
Cobham SATCOM uses state-of-the-art technologies to design
affordable, highly reliable high performance systems that have
decreased over time in terms of size, weight and power consumption.
Our products enable people to stay in touch under the most
challenging and demanding conditions. When traditional
communication technologies fail, Cobham SATCOM's products will keep
providing our customers with high quality voice, data, and
Our product designs have evolved tremendously during their
decades in service in use around the world in a variety of domains
and environments. We market under the AVIATOR, EXPLORER, SAILOR®
and Sea Tel brands. Please refer to our websites for our list of
global distributors and partners. Cobham SATCOM has design,
development and manufacturing facilities in Denmark, Norway, South
Africa and the USA.
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