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Gilat Receives DO-160 Certification for Aero Terminal

By | November 20, 2018
A Gilat teleport. Photo: Gilat Satellite Networks

A Gilat teleport. Photo: Gilat Satellite Networks

AirMedia Group revealed that Gilat Satellite Networks, a strategic partner of the company’s subsidiary, Air Esurfing (ARE), received the DO-160 certification for Gilat’s Ku-/Ka-dual-band aero terminal.

AirMedia Chief Operating Officer (COO) Grant Zhou commented that ARE and Gilat have built a strategic collaboration upon ARE’s ability to integrate Gilat’s dual-band terminal into the commercial IFC and IFEC solutions in China. Bolstered by Gilat’s success, ARE’s current efforts on getting its IFC and IFEC solutions Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) and VSTC certified for Boeing 737NG and Airbus 320 airplane families will be accelerated. Zhou further commented that once they were STC and VSTC certified, ARE would become the exclusive provider of the solutions globally.

Mr. Herman Guo, CEO of AirMedia Group commented that as an official endorsement of performance, Gilat’s becoming DO-160 licensed would further accelerate ARE’s march to get IFC and IFEC solutions STC and VSTC certified for Boeing 737NG and Airbus 320 airplane families.