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SmartSky receives STC for Falcon 900 connectivity
The Falcon 900 series joins a growing list of aircraft types that have already been granted STCs for SmartSky's ATG secure and uninterrupted connectivity service.
Falcon 900 passengers now have full access to office applications and VPNs, to FaceTime and TikTok.

Inflight air-to-ground (ATG) connectivity provider SmartSky Networks has completed an STC for the installation of its flagship hardware system on the Dassault Falcon 900 series aircraft.

The Falcon 900 series, with more than 400 aircraft in service, joins a growing list of aircraft types that have already been granted STCs for SmartSky's patented ATG connectivity service, making its high performance network available to more aircraft that need secure, uninterrupted connectivity.

CEO Dave Helfgott says: “Since SmartSky's next generation service for business aviation became available nationwide, it has continued to impress, even in the most demanding use cases, from executives having full access to office applications and VPNs to teens using FaceTime and TikTok. Bringing SmartSky to Dassault Falcon airframes is an important addition to our available STCs for business aviation aircraft. In addition, we have multiple new STCs in progress, and we are laser focused on expanding availability to meet escalating demand.”

Along with this first STC for a Dassault produced aircraft, SmartSky has already been awarded STCs for business aircraft from Textron Aviation, Gulfstream Aerospace, Bombardier and Embraer. Supported by the expanding number of STCs, more passengers, crew and decision makers are experiencing SmartSky's performance in action on a growing number of charter and corporate flight department aircraft. Aircraft operators may request installation from their choice of SmartSky authorised installation provider.

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