Inmarsat, ESA To Test Iris Satellite Data Link With European Carriers

Credit: European Space Agency
Inmarsat said Oct. 2 that it has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to begin the second phase of the Iris development program to create a satellite data link capability for aircraft flying in Europe. The program’s second phase will include a six-month operational assessment by...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and uncrewed aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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