Iridium Connectivity Proof of Concept Antenna Rig

Requirement
• To assess aircraft attitude at which Iridium connectivity is lost
• Provide representative antennas in a very short timescale
Capability
• Two aircraft skin radii provided – 737 and King Air
• Highly mobile, can accept any RF emitter unit
• Can mount any normal sized aircraft antenna
Solution
• Build a representative aircraft fuselage profile, skinned in metal
• Mount on a spindle for 360 Deg rotation
• Provide antenna and equipment mounting locations
• Make unit mobile to prove tracking capability
• Delivered in two weeks