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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)
Rockwell Collins Inc. (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 (5)
Air-to-Ground Data Links (23)
Airborne Communication Systems (46)
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.

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
10/10/2018:  Garmin ADS-B solution selected for the Gulfstream G280 business jet
08/10/2018:  PAE ISR selects TASE400 laser designator for Resolute Eagle
03/10/2018:  Bell and Garmin sign teaming agreement for on-demand mobility avionics systems
04/09/2018:  FLYHT's distress flight-data streaming capabilities validated on Boeing ecoDemonstrator
14/06/2018:  COMAC and Teledyne Controls combine to deliver a Real-time Monitoring System for ARJ21
11/06/2018:  Becker Avionics announces Platinum Premier Supplier Award from Rockwell Collins
05/06/2018:  PAE ISR selects Sagetech MX transponder for the Resolute Eagle

See the full news archive for the Communications (Airborne) sector.


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 (75) Passive Electronic Components (77) Fibre Optics (47) Active Electronic Components (163) Imaging and Visual Systems (106) Warning Systems (51) Lighting (93) Fasteners (245) Instruments (6) Indicators and Instruments (264) Avionic Components (188) Flight and Data Management (254) Batteries & Accessories (47) Sensors, Transducers & Detectors (227) Electrical/Electronic Connectors (101) Electrical Components (278) Navigation Aids (Airborne) (108) Plastics (98) Design Software (238) Electrical Power Systems (252) Adhesives (95) Computer Integrated Manufacturing (180) Computer-Aided Testing (86) Non-Destructive Testing (205) Test Services (344) Test Equipment (441) Tools (199) Metals (295) Non-Mechanical Components (274) Mechanical Components (479) Production Equipment (300) Mechanical Connectors (82) Actuation (163) Bearings (84) Chemicals (56) Manufacturing Services (286) Facilities Services (14) Production Control (64) Coatings (190) Composites (389) Security (3) Technical Consultants (216) Marketing (67) Professional Services (256) Buildings (3) Trade Organisations (47) Personnel & Training (148)
Communications (Airborne)
Customers of Communications (Airborne) companies: Airframer (621) Avionic Components (188) Cabin Interiors (269)


Enhanced listings:

Capacitec Gapman Gen3 portable “electronic feeler gauge” measures very small gaps (200 microns) in airframe parts assembly

Highland Composites
Full-service provider of composite structures: state-of-the-art braiding technology, world-class expertise, suite of complementary processes

Sigma ASL Limited
Engineering and manufacturing company with in-house and outsourced operations, AS9100 accredited and fully NADCAP compliant.

Fine Tubes
Manufacturer of precision tubes in high strength titanium, stainless steel and nickel alloys, seamless, welded or welded & redrawn

Dexmet Corporation
Dexmet MicroGrid® an innovative product line that help improve the composite aircraft withstand the rigors of a lightning strike.

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