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Cobham Delivers Next Generation Flight Deck Connectivity for United Airlines

June 14, 2017 ? Inmarsat and Cobham SATCOM announced that United Airlines will participate in a technology evaluation of SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S), Inmarsat's next generation flight deck communications platform. SB-S will be evaluated on four United Airlines' Boeing 767 aircraft, which will be installed with Cobham's AVIATOR 300D satcom system. It offers global, high-speed, secure connectivity for the flight deck. Enabling powerful and flexible communications with real-time inflight information, the service enhances airline safety, asset utilization, security, and operations.United Airlines' evaluation of the IP-based broadband service is part of the aviation giant's ongoing commitment to best-in-class operations, safety and service. During this evaluation, United Airlines will deploy its equipped planes in the highly congested North Atlantic airspace. It will use the new platform for communications and surveillance with Controller-Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) and Automatic Dependent Surveillance Contract (ADS-C) messaging.

 
 
 
 
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