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Iridium to Showcase Helo Satcom

By Staff Writer | October 2, 2015

Iridium Communications will showcase satcom solutions that use its network of low Earth-orbit satellites to provide pole-to-pole in-flight connectivity without interference from a helicopter’s main rotor blades. The company will display a Robinson R22 with a Spidertracks S6 tracking system. Iridium also will release a blog series via Iridium360.com sharing the true story of Russian helicopter pilots using Iridium to help break a world record during their North Poles expedition. Rockwell Collins, Greenwich AeroGroup, Satcom Direct, and SKYTRAC will showcase their Iridium-powered solutions and discuss real-world applications. Iridium will be at Stand E20.

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