EAD Aerospace's radar hosts Honeywell's JetWave satellite antenna procedure to hook up the Inmarsat (XX) Worldwide Xpress constellation, giving substantial-bandwidth Ka-band connectivity.
EAD Aerospace explained it experienced attained a precise STC from EASA in history time to be in a position to launch the set up of the SUMS radar on the Triple 7 of Qatar Airways. It specifies that its procedure ARINC 791 is especially simple to install, with little vital modifications in the fuselage. The Qatari firm also installs its SUMS radars all through the routine maintenance visits of its 777, that is to say without the need of owning immobilized the unit past the dj times envisaged. The equipment are also equipped with servers and Wi-Fi accessibility details, with related cables.
Inmarsat experienced introduced in early June that Qatar Airways would be the initial Middle East firm to deploy new Inmarsat Ka-band connectivity, with the purpose of equipping more than 130 of its aircraft. The A350 have been equipped with Line-in shape, the forty three Boeing 777 passengers so considerably the only kinds involved by this modification (Qatar Airways will have to also acquire 10 777-300ER new). The activation of GX on the initial aircraft of Qatar Airways is anticipated in advance of the end of the 12 months.
The Val de Marne firm has been doing the job on its SUMS radar since 2014. The Journal de l'Aviation and found the existence of this Satcom antenna mount appropriate with Honeywell's JetWave antenna on the occasion of the 2016 edition of Aircraft Interiors in Hamburg (see posting: EAD Aerospace provides its JetWave appropriate radar ).
EAD Aerospace is now hoping to get the cherished SAMS on A340 and 747 incredibly quickly following owning released the STCs to install its SUMS radars on the Airbus single-aisle (2016) and the A330 and 777 (2017).