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SD Plane Simple® Antenna Systems

The SD Plane Simple® Antenna Systems enable broadband inflight connectivity services. 

The advanced tail mount terminal design features only two Line Replaceable Units (LRUs), simplifying installation and configuration requirements while providing a seamless and cost-effective transition path as technology advances.

As an SD-manufactured product, the Plane Simple Tail Mount Terminal also allows for advanced support and troubleshooting by the SD support team, improving the overall connectivity experience.

Purpose Built
• First network integrated terminal designed exclusively for business aviation
• Enhanced troubleshooting and support capabilities – data collection and distribution

Simplified Design
• Only 2 Line Replaceable Units (LRUs)
• Minimally invasive installation
• Non-pressurized install capability
• Affordable and flexible service plans

Plane Simple Ku Band Antenna
SD’s Plane Simple Ku-band Antenna System delivers reliable, global high-speed connectivity via the Intelsat FlexExec service. Unlike other networks where capacity is shared across verticals such as  commercial aero and consumer broadband, FlexExec delivers committed network resources to business aviation, so you won’t see a drop in performance.

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Plane Simple Ka Band Antenna – Coming Soon!

The Plane Simple Ka-band Antenna System will support the Inmarsat Jet ConneX service and is planned for marketing introduction in Q4 2022.


The new flat panel design for business and military aviation is an electronically-steered phased-array antenna system. Aiming to be the smallest, most efficient form factor, it is purpose fit for small to mid-size jets, where a tail-mounted antenna solution is not an option. Its lightweight, low-profile design will bring high-speed connectivity to a wide range of airframes. 

Together SD, OneWeb and QEST will enable passengers and operators to be more productive and enjoy more leisure time during flight via global broadband connectivity.  Market introduction of the flat panel, fuselage mounted, electronic phased array antenna is anticipated for availability in 2024, with OneWeb aviation services set to launch in 2023.

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