Tag: Satcom Direct

SD equips first delivered Dassault Falcon 6X with “nose-to-tail” connectivity

Switzerland-based charter provider CAT Aviation AG selected Satcom Direct, the business aviation solutions provider, to equip the first Dassault Falcon 6X to enter service with a suite of connectivity solutions. The “nose-to-tail” portfolio of solutions includes a flight-deck communication da...

SD Plane Simple Antenna System approved for Viasat’s Jet ConneX inflight broadband service

Satcom Direct, the business aviation solutions provider, is celebrating type approval of the SD Plane Simple Ka-band terminal for Viasat’s Jet ConneX inflight broadband service. The approval follows months of meticulous testing and optimization by both companies. It confirms that the advance...

Satcom Direct expands presence with new Basel office to support business aviation in the heart of Europe

Satcom Direct, the business aviation solutions provider, is strengthening its customer offering with the opening of a new office in Basel, Switzerland. Strategically positioned in the heart of one of Europe’s major business aviation hubs, the increased regional footprint demonstrates SD’s com...

Empire Aviation selects Satcom Direct for connectivity solutions as the first SD Plane Simple® Ku-band deployed in UAE

Today at Dubai Airshow, booth 218 Satcom Direct the global connectivity solutions provider, confirms Empire Aviation Group, a leading provider of integrated business aviation solutions and management services, Chalet S20, is the first operator in the UAE to deploy the advanced technology Plane Simpl...

Satcom Direct installs Plane Simple® Ku-band terminal for first Latin American executive jet

Satcom Direct, the business aviation solutions provider, is attending LABACE riding high on the first installation of a Satcom Direct Plane Simple® Ku-band antenna on a Brazilian registered executive jet. The terminal was installed on a Gulfstream G550 in July this year. The aircraft is the firs...

Satcom Direct and Gilat sign strategic agreement for joint ESA project to expand Plane Simple® portfolio

Satcom Direct, the business aviation solutions provider and Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, have signed a strategic agreement to develop and supply new ultra-low profile electronically steered antennas (ESA) to support i...

Inmarsat’s fastest ever Jet ConneX inflight broadband service plans to be powered by Satcom Direct’s Plane® Simple Ka-band terminal

Inmarsat today announced that a transformative new range of service plans for its Jet ConneX inflight broadband solution will be supported by Satcom Direct’s Plane Simple Ka-band terminal. Building on the long-standing commercial relationship with Inmarsat, SD will act as both as a distribution...

Satcom Direct validates benefits of Dual Dissimilar hardware offering

Satcom Direct, the business aviation solutions provider, is adding Dual Dissimilar terminal capabilities to its expanding hardware portfolio. The Dual Dissimilar technology equips an aircraft with the Plane Simple Ku- and Ka-band tail mount antennas (Dual) to support two different satellite const...

Satcom Direct confirms commercial launch of the SD Plane Simple® antenna series

Satcom Direct, the business and military aviation solutions provider, is celebrating a landmark moment as the Plane Simple® antenna series officially enters commercial service. Following two years of development, rigorous testing, and a thorough customer in-service evaluation, the first antenna in ...

Satcom Direct lets the sunshine in with new solar farm installation.

Satcom Direct, the business aviation solutions provider, has installed a 1,200-panel solar farm at its Melbourne, FL, world headquarters in its ongoing efforts to reduce its carbon footprint. The new infrastructure is located adjacent to the SD Data Center and covers 65,000 sq ft, more than the f...

Satcom Direct installs prototype SD Plane Simple Ka-band terminal

Satcom Direct, the business aviation solutions provider, has completed installation of the first Plane Simple® Ka-band antenna on a business jet.   Equipped on the company’s SD Gulfstream G550, the prototype terminal, consisting of only two line-replaceable units (LRUs) - the tail-mount antenna...

Satcom Direct named preferred flight deck datalink provider for Sun Air Jets

Sun Air Jets, the private jet charter and management company, has named Satcom Direct, the business aviation solutions provider, as its preferred supplier for flight deck datalink connectivity services for its fleet of managed and charter aircraft. Activations of the SD FlightDeck Freedom (FDF) c...

Inmarsat has selected Satcom Direct and Honeywell for connectivity service

Inmarsat’s ground-breaking new SwiftJet inflight connectivity service for the business aviation market has passed an important milestone, after industry heavyweights Satcom Direct and Honeywell were named as the first global distribution partners. The announcement comes less than five months af...

Satcom Direct equips first special mission aircraft with Plane Simple® Ku-band terminal.

Satcom Direct, the business aviation solutions provider, has confirmed the first installation of the Satcom Direct Plane Simple® antenna on a special mission aircraft. The Plane Simple Ku-band variant is being installed on a Brazilian-registered Embraer EMB-110 for aircraft operator Fototerra, a...

Satcom Direct appoints new regional director and opens Singapore office

Satcom Direct (SD), the business aviation solutions provider, is strengthening its Asia Pacific network with the opening of a Singapore office. The new location represents the base for Brian Roos, the recently appointed Asia Pacific, Regional Director, and newly named Regional Sales Manager, Kavi...

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