EAD Aerospace has just received final EASA STC for the Inmarsat GX fuselage-mounted satcom antenna installation on the entire family of Airbus A320 aircraft (A319 CEO, A320 CEO and NEO, A321 CEO and NEO), with the exception of the A318.
The STC is for the latest generation of the EAD Aerospace Satcom Universal Mounting System (SUMS), designed and manufactured in France and which supports the Honeywell fuselage-mounted GX antenna and radome.
SUMS has been installed and certified on the A319, A330, A340, B777-200, B777-300 and is now fully installable on A320, A321 CEO and NEO aircraft. The A319 NEO model will also be covered once the EASA Type Certificate Data Sheets (TCDS) of the aircraft are known.
- The Ka-Band System Broadband provides the reception and transmission of the satellite signals to and from the aircraft in order to provide accessibility to high bandwidth Internet Services for passengers, pilots and crew members.
- The interface with the end user (through T-PED, IFE, EFB systems for instance) is not covered by this modification and can be provided through our extended connectivity modifications catalogue.