Iridium Certus For Aviation

A New Era For Aircraft Connectivity

Iridium Certus® offers the aviation industry compact, cost-effective SATCOM solutions with coverage superior to competitive systems.

A range of multi-tier Iridium Connected™ products that complement other In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) systems are now available for commercial aircraft, business aviation, private aircraft, helicopters, and Uncrewed Aircraft Systems (UAS). Iridium Certus safety solutions will follow in 2024.

Why Iridium Certus?

With speed up to 704 Kbps, Iridium Certus offers high speed, weather-resilient L-band connectivity and the only truly global mobile satellite service on the market.

Scalable to meet size, weight, and power (SWaP) needs for numerous aircraft types and operational requirements, Iridium Certus provides a secure cockpit domain with voice and data capabilities. Aircraft operators obtain cockpit data in real time, enabling better decision making and improving operational efficiency.

During oceanic flying, Iridium Certus delivers a truly global alternative to HF/VHF for Electronic Flight Bag (EFB), critical data, and passenger communications.

Aviation Solutions

Browse aviation products available now.

Blue Sky Network SkyLink 7100

  • Uncrewed Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Datalink Solution
  • Supports autonomous communications & data monitoring Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS)
  • GNSS positioning
  • Light Detection & Ranging (LiDAR) compatibility
  • Command & Control
  • Iridium Certus 100 service


Collins Aerospace IRT NX SATCOM System

  • High data rates & lower weight, drag, & power usage
  • Equipped with Aireon® services
  • On-wing security key generation
  • Segregated safety & non-safety channels
  • Scalable Satellite Data Unit (SDU)
  • Iridium Certus 700 service


Honeywell Aspire 350

  • Multi-channel L-Band long-range communications system
  • Cockpit safety services & seamless high-speed data
  • Rugged design for mounting outside pressure vessel
  • Active high-gain antenna & dual element antenna
  • Small, lightweight footprint
  • Iridium Certus 700 service



  • Broadband L-Band Iridium Certus Satellite Data Unit
  • Onboard Server & Data Acquisition
  • 99.9% Global Uptime
  • SATCOM Push-To-Talk (PTT)
  • Fixed-Wing & Rotary Applications
  • Iridium Certus 700 service


Telespazio TPZ-AIR100

  • Control your UAV from anywhere
  • Easy installation & ready to use
  • IP connectivity
  • GNSS
  • Command & control, telemetry & payload
  • Iridium Certus 100 service


PLANET 9770 UAV-L Terminal

  • Meets global operations connectivity requirements for Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
  • Optimal midband throughput
  • Easy integration on crewed & uncrewed platforms
  • Global mobile connectivity
  • High reliability product & service
  • Iridium Certus 100 service


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