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Inmarsat supporting Solar Impulse 2 round-the-world flight

Friday 13 March 2015 | 14:45 CET | News
Satellite services provider Inmarsat has announced that it is helping to support the Solar Impulse 2 electrically-powered aircraft in its attempt to circumnavigate the world. After 12 years of research, the Solar Impulse 2 took off from Abu Dhabi on 09 March powered only by the sun and technologies of the future. Inmarsat has partnered with SITA OnAir to provide the aircraft with satellite connectivity for pilot voice and data communications, as well as operational applications such as live weather updates and real-time aircraft monitoring. In addition, Inmarsat has partnered with Cobham

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Cobham Satcom / Inmarsat / OnAir / SITA
Countries: World
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