FAA Will Evaluate Iridium Certus For FANS Comms

Credit: Iridium NEXT: Thales Alenia Space
The FAA will evaluate Iridium’s new Certus satellite broadband service before approving it for Future Air Navigation System (FANS)-based communications between pilots and air traffic controllers in oceanic airspace. Iridium expects to introduce commercial Certus service for aviation users by mid...
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 unmanned aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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