New sat TV system for aircraft

(Satellite Today via NewsEdge) Rockwell Collins' Tailwind 300 is its latest satellite TV offering for business jets.


First delivery of the system is expected by mid-2007.


Rockwell Collins has partnered with DirecTV to provide satellite TV service to aircraft that includes channels such as CNN, Fox, Bloomberg, ESPN, The Weather Channel, A&E and Discovery, as well as local networks and pay-per-view options.


Rockwell Collins provides a turnkey service for that includes a one-year subscription to DirecTV's basic package.


© 2006 Access Intelligence, LLC


© 2006 Dialog, a Thomson business. All rights reserved