December 14, 2012
Sabena technics performs very first installation of SATCOM systems on ATR 42-600 aircraft
Sabena technics performed the installation of two SATCOM systems on a new ATR 42-600 belonging to an undisclosed Middle East VIP operator. In order to maximize the coverage for communication features, Sabena technics carried out the installation of two satellite-communication systems, Iridium and Inmarsat, through Intermediate Gain Antenna. Thanks to these cutting-edge technologies, passengers will be able to connect their usual devices to wireless internet and to make and receive phone calls while in flight on the regional turboprop aircraft. For this installation, Sabena technics carried out the engineering, the kit manufacturing and the integration and certification of the SATCOM systems on the ATR.