• 25 of January, 2022
    15:00 > 16:30
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Satellite technologies are evolving and new modern and secured communications are being developed that offer new opportunities to meet current and emerging aviation requirements.

These new satellite communication services are now reaching sufficient technical maturity to be considered as strong candidates to enhance the current and future mobile data link applications as part of the Future Communications Infrastructure (FCI).

In order to support any potential upcoming decisions on the FCI deployment, a short series of awareness webinars on satellite technologies and related services for Air Traffic Management, will be organised by the SESAR 3 JU, the European Space Agency (ESA), the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) and EUROCONTROL, together with panels of experts from ICAO, IATA, industry, ANSPs, airspace users and others.

This first webinar SATCOM for aviation: the stakeholders' perspective was a general introduction to aviation satellite services including R&D activities.

Introduction (Eurocontrol)


ICAO view on SATCOM for aviation

Aviation satellite services (SESAR 3 JU)

SATCOM awareness briefing (FAA)

SATCOM for aviation - Stakeholders' perspective (SDM)

Please note that two other webinars are also scheduled in February and March:

  • IRIS Satcom: a system designed for aviation. (16th Feb 2022, 15:00-16:30 CET) - An overview of the Iris system, its motivations and benefits, with the point of view of the avionics manufacturers.
  • SATCOM maturity and deployment. (14th March 2022 - TBC, 15:00-16:30 CET) – An overview of the technology maturity, pre-commercial flights, airlines perspective and certification aspects.

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"In memory of Vaughn Maiolla, who sadly passed away suddenly on 29 January 2022"