Tag: SmartSky 4G

FAA Approves First STC for SmartSky

Reading Time: 1 minute The FAA approved the first supplemental type certificate (STC) for SmartSky Networks’ pioneering airborne 4G LTE network, awarding it to SmartSky’s manufacturing partner Avidyne Corporation for installation on the Cessna Citation Excel. Avidyne CEO Dan Schwinn stated, “With this pioneering first STC in hand, we expect to receive Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) from the FAA […]

Bombardier To Offer SmartSky on In-service Bizjets

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier Business Aircraft has teamed with SmartSky to offer the SmartSky 4G LTE-based network on in-service Learjets, Challengers and Globals. Bombardier’s service center network will sell and install the equipment for SmartSky 4G, a new network that is set to become operational later this year. SmartSky uses 4G beamforming technology and 60MHz of spectrum on […]