Business & GA, Connectivity

Bombardier Achieves Ka-band ‘First’ with Challenger 650s

By S.L. Fuller | May 24, 2017

Bombardier20Challenger2065020GermanyKa-band internet is now available on Bombardier Challenger 650s, the manufacturer said. According to the company, this makes it the first original equipment manufacturer to offer the high-speed system for medium business aircraft.

The internet system is also available as a retrofit on in-service Challenger 604s and 605s, as well as 650s.

“High-speed internet access is a top priority for our business aircraft customers, and Bombardier continues to lead the industry in optimizing the in-flight experience by launching Ka-band on Challenger 650 aircraft,” said Brad Nolen, VP of marketing and communications for Bombardier Business Aircraft. “The Challenger 650 jet delivers on its promise to offer an exceptional cabin experience and class-leading comfort through refined aesthetics and advanced technology. With a redesigned cabin, new seats and the latest entertainment and productivity solutions, the Challenger 650 business jet is the superior choice in its segment.”

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