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Communications (Airborne)

This page draws together highlights and links to all kinds of information related to our sector: Communications (Airborne)

Top suppliers

These are the suppliers who are linked to most aircraft programs in our database.

Garmin International (106 aircraft)
Honeywell Aerospace (62)
Gogo Business Aviation (46)
Collins Aerospace, Avionics HQ (Rockwell Collins) (43)
PS Engineering, Inc. (19)
HR Smith (Technical Developments) Ltd (14)
Inmarsat Ltd (13)
Rohde & Schwarz International GmbH (10)
Cobham SATCOM (10)
Rockwell Collins - ICG (9)
Trig Avionics Ltd (8)
AvtechTyee (Avtech Corporation) (8)
ViaSat Inc. (8)
Thales Avionics S.A. (7)
Becker Avionics GmbH (7)


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Directory of suppliers

The number after each of these 14 Communications (Airborne) sub-categories shows how many relevant suppliers are in our directory. Click on the sub-category name to see them listed.

ADS-B systems (6)
Air-to-Ground Data Links (23)
Airborne Communication Systems (49)
Communication Antennas (48)
Onboard Intercom Systems (22)
Radar Transponders (21)
Radio Communications Equipment (57)
Radio Frequency Management Systems (4)
Scanners (2)
Secure Communications Systems & Equip (5)
Telemetry Equipment (28)
Tracking Equipment (8)
Transceivers (21)

Latest press releases

Issued by Communications (Airborne) sector companies.

12/12/2018:  Viva Air's new Airbus fleet to benefit from wireless technology solutions from Teledyne Controls
05/12/2018:  Collins Aerospace to provide secure radio communications cryptography for AN/ARC-210 aircraft radios
04/12/2018:  Astronics AeroSat certifies its FliteStream T-310 high-speed SATCOM connectivity solution for business aviation
27/11/2018:  Silver Atena – system supplier for air taxis
24/11/2018:  Persistent Systems to provide mobile ad hoc networking (MANET) to Insitu unmanned aerial vehicles
16/11/2018:  NSA certifies latest-generation ARC-210 RT-2036(C) airborne radio from Rockwell Collins
05/11/2018:  ACR Electronics announces acquisition of Latitude Technologies Corporation
15/10/2018:  AEM and Boeing collaborate on first internal PA system for H-47 series helicopter
  Viasat selected as connectivity provider on Gulfstream G280 business jets
14/10/2018:  Rockwell Collins bringing state-of-the-art Pro Line Fusion avionics to Embraer's new Praetor 500 and Praetor 600 business jets

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Archived journal reports

These journal reports feature companies active in the Communications (Airborne) sector.

04/02/2008:  Collaboration supplies the key to unlocking next generation expertise
13/11/2007:  Marshall and CAV extend stringer contract
  PiperJet finalises a cost-effective single engine design to give pilots a 'multi-engine safety feeling'
09/07/2007:  Aircraft manufacturers seek green light for eco development
  Gripen innovations will feed into UAVs and civil aircraft


Supply chain

Suppliers to Communications (Airborne) companies: Switches (76) Passive Electronic Components (77) Fibre Optics (47) Active Electronic Components (163) Imaging and Visual Systems (106) Warning Systems (51) Lighting (91) Fasteners (244) Instruments (6) Indicators and Instruments (267) Avionic Components (189) Flight and Data Management (256) Batteries & Accessories (52) Sensors, Transducers & Detectors (230) Electrical/Electronic Connectors (101) Electrical Components (278) Navigation Aids (Airborne) (107) Plastics (98) Design Software (245) Electrical Power Systems (252) Adhesives (94) Computer Integrated Manufacturing (183) Computer-Aided Testing (86) Non-Destructive Testing (209) Test Services (346) Test Equipment (443) Tools (200) Metals (298) Non-Mechanical Components (275) Mechanical Components (483) Production Equipment (301) Mechanical Connectors (83) Actuation (165) Bearings (84) Chemicals (57) Manufacturing Services (291) Facilities Services (14) Production Control (66) Coatings (193) Composites (400) Security (3) Technical Consultants (219) Marketing (69) Professional Services (257) Buildings (3) Trade Organisations (49) Personnel & Training (149)
Communications (Airborne)
Customers of Communications (Airborne) companies: Airframer (624) Avionic Components (189) Cabin Interiors (271)


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