NBAA: SD Avionics reveal new antenna prototype

posted on 17th October 2018 by Omar

SD Avionics, the hardware manufacturing division of Satcom Direct, revealed a prototype of the flat panel connectivity antenna being developed in partnership with QEST Quantenelektronische Systeme GmbH, a worldwide market leader in innovative aeronautical antennas.

The electronically steered phased-array antenna system aims to be the smallest and most efficient form factor, bringing high speed connectivity to a wider range of aircraft.

SD will be the exclusive provider of this antenna to business aviation, military and government markets globally. Compatible satellite network constellations will be announced next year.