Collins Aerospace Expands Super-fast in-flight Connectivity Service to Bombardier Global Series Aircraft

Collins Aerospace and Q.C.M. design Switzerland complete KuSAT-2000 STCs to make LuxStream connectivity service to available to Bombardier Global Series aircraft

Civil Aviation

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland. Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies business, is extending the availability of its LuxStream connectivity service to the Bombardier Global Series of aircraft. Q.C.M. design Switzerland has achieved its Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) with the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the United States to install the KuSAT-2000 SATCOM network system on Bombardier’s Global 5000, 6000 and XRS.

LuxStream, available as part of Collins Aerospace’s ARINCDirectSM portfolio of services, provides customers with a number of benefits, including:

-Speeds up to 25 Mbps in the United States and up to15 Mbps globally via SES’s managed Ku-band High Throughput Satellite (HTS) network.

-Inflight internet capable of supporting multiple 4K video streams, virtual conferencing and other high-bandwidth online activities.

-Flexible pricing models based on usage without any compromise to performance.

A turnkey solution with both hardware and service provided by Collins Aerospace, giving the operator one point of contact and access to Collins’ industry-renowned global support network.

LuxStream is powered by SES’s global geostationary high-throughput and wide satellite beams, as well as a flexible, intelligent ground network. Its performance has been validated extensively with more than 25 passengers able to easily access the internet and stream entertainment content to their personal devices, each achieving speeds up to 25Mbps.


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