Satellite TV System Offered for Corporate Jets

The system is designed to receive DirecTV satellite signals in the continental United States and up to 200 miles offshore.
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Recently we reported on KVH Industry’s entry into the satellite antenna on aircraft market.

This week Aviation International News reported on a low cost satellite TV system for corporate jets. The article said Flight Display Systems (FDS) and The Maintenance Group won an FAA STC (Supplemental Type Certificate) for Ellipse TV, a new low-cost (under $100,000 without installation) airborne satellite TV system.

The article says FDS claims the antenna can be installed on “virtually any corporate aircraft, from turboprop singles to large-cabin jets.”

The system is designed to receive DirecTV satellite signals in the continental United States and up to 200 miles offshore.

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