Plane Simple™ L-band

By : Satcom Direct Inc. | Model : Gateway: SD2600-xxx, Personality Module: SD2310-xxx, Fuselage Mounted High Gain Antenna: SD2430-xxx

  • Simplified Installation with Only Two-Line Replaceable Units (LRUs)
  • Cabin Voice & Data Connectivity with PBX/Telephony
  • Integrated 4G/LTE Data Modem
  • Integrated Personality Module Incorporates User SIMs, Config Data, & Mass Data Storage
  • Simplified Upgrade for Aircraft with 2MCU Routers
  • 70,000 Ft Max Altitude Functionality

As a Value-Added Manufacturer (VAM) and service provider (SP) for Iridium Certus®, SD is designing and manufacturing a new terminal for compatibility with the new network offering, while also providing the service direct to the business aviation and military/government communities.

SD’s Plane Simple™ L-band hardware solution is optimized to address the unique requirements of business and government aviation. Comprised of just two-Line Replaceable Units (LRUs), the SDR Gateway 2.0 and the Iridium Certus High Gain Antenna (HGA), the small form factor equipment is easy to install providing reliable connectivity and full router functionality at reasonable prices.

The SD Iridium Certus Antenna is fuselage mounted High Gain Antenna (HGA) that meets the stringent performance requirements specified by Iridium for the “Class H2 system” in order to support the highest Iridium Certus data rates offered both today and in the future.


  • Router Supporting 3x GigE + 5x 100BASE-T
  • PBX/Telephony
  • VRRP Capable
  • Dual 802.11n/AC Independent 2×2 MIMO Wi-Fi (External Antennas)
  • Integrated 4G/LTE Data Modem (Connects to External Antenna)
  • Iridium Certus™ 9810 for DAL E Connectivity
  • Data Rates up to 704 Kbps Rx / 352 Kbps Tx plus 3x HQ Voice Calls
  • Additional Aircraft Interfaces to Support HTMS/SD PRO
  • Support for Containers/VMs
  • Qualified from -55 to +70ºC (with Forced Air)
  • Integrated Personality Module (PM)
  • Incorporates User SIMs, Config Data, & Mass Data Storage (Up to 1TB)
  • ARINC 771 Mounting/Interface (6.45” x 1.60” Pattern)
  • Passively Cooled
  • Low Thermal Dissipation/Power Requirement
  • Single TNC Connector
  • Up to 10 dB Losses Between Antenna & SDU
  • Optimized for RF Performance in Compact Form
  • Supports Current & Future Higher Rx Data Rates







  • Global, Pole-to-Pole Coverage Using Reliable L-Band Frequency
  • Available for Wide Variety of Airframes Including Smaller Aircraft that Cannot Support Tail-Mount Antennas
  • Supports Iridium Certus® 700, Full Range Routing Features, Telephony, as well as Integrated Cellular & Wi-Fi Connectivity

Technical Specifications

Physical Specifications

Dimensions 5.71 x 19.35 x 38.07 cm (2.25 x 7.62 x 14.99 in) Dimensions 5.58 x 17.27 x 30.23 cm (2.2 x 6.8 x 11.9 in)
Weight 3.85 kg (8.5 lbs) Max. (Personality Module is Integrated in Gateway) Weight 2.27 kg (5 lbs)

Mechanical Specifications


Operating Voltage +28 VDC; 150W Max Power Consumption

Environmental Specifications

  • Qualified to DO-160G, Pressurized or Non-pressurized Installation


  • Supports Multiple WAN Sources
  • Cellular 4G/LTE
  • Dual 802.11 AC 2 x 2 MIMO


  • FCC
  • ETSI
  • ISED