When researching aircraft communications solutions for a business aircraft, it’s best to begin with the passengers’ preferences, as their expectations will largely determine the system requirements.
Additionally, determining where an aircraft operates and what equipment is currently installed are also essential to selecting a high-speed data HSD) system. The data system, in turn, will determine what Wi-Fi options are available.
Aircraft size, service plans and installing agency experience and capabilities also present additional points for consideration.
This document explores the various issues operators face when selecting Wi-Fi for business aircraft, and a comparison of the major service providers and main equipment options for business aircraft.
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