Satcom Direct Launches SD Flight Tracker

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Satcom Direct announces launch of global flight tracking solution SD Flight Tracker, delivering precise aircraft positioning via Inmarsat, Iridium, VHF, and broadband networks

Satcom Direct is passionate about developing flight department support solutions that integrate seamlessly and utilize the latest technology across multiple platforms

Satcom Direct, a leading innovator of satellite voice, fax, datalink, and Internet communications solutions, announces the launch of SD Flight Tracker, a global flight tracking solution that provides live aircraft position and satellite system status, expanding the functionality of Satcom Direct's FlightDeck Freedom™ service.

SD Flight Tracker is a state-of-the-art mapping solution which graphically displays features such as precise aircraft position, global weather, flight history, and satellite network availability, plus it allows for live global flight tracking of planes subscribed to FlightDeck Freedom.

"Satcom Direct is passionate about developing flight department support solutions that integrate seamlessly and utilize the latest technology across multiple platforms," said Jim Jensen, founder and owner of Satcom Direct. "SD Flight Tracker is a global, web-based flight tracking solution that is compatible with VHF, Iridium, Inmarsat, and broadband networks, along with multiple avionics systems. It is also the first flight tracker to provide real-time status of aircraft Satcom systems, and it connects into FlightDeck Freedom, allowing users to track their flights worldwide utilizing datalink position reporting."

SD Flight Tracker offers a high degree of customization, including global maps, tracked planes, defined fleets, and flight information displays. The real-time weather overlay feature includes U.S. NEXRAD and global satellite cloud coverage. Other key features of SD Flight Tracker include real-time access to aircraft satcom log-on and call data, datalink message logs, take-off and landing reports, and flight history of routes flown.

SD Flight Tracker will be available for demonstrations in Satcom Direct's booth (#3208) at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Annual Meeting & Convention in Orlando, Florida, October 20 - 22 at the Orange County Convention Center.

About Satcom Direct
Founded in 1997, Satcom Direct is the leading innovator of satellite voice, fax, and broadband data service solutions for business and general aviation, military, government, emergency response, media, and other industries that demand secure and reliable global communications. Its primary product, Global One Number®, is an advanced connection service for aeronautical, maritime, and land mobile applications that makes satellite communications as reliable and simple to use as ground-based telephones. Satcom Direct's extensive product portfolio also includes Aero V(SM), Aero X®, FlightDeck Freedom™ (FDF), One View™, Plane Simple®, and Satcom OnSite; Inmarsat's Classic Voice, Swift 64, and SwiftBroadband; Iridium Aero Services; and ViaSat® Yonder(SM) Ku-band Mobile Broadband. For more information regarding Satcom Direct, visit, e-mail sales(at)satcomdirect(dot)com, or call +1.321.777.3000. To view Satcom Direct's portable satellite communication equipment and services, including satellite phones and BGAN units, visit, e-mail mobileops(at)satcomdirect(dot)com, or call +1.321.777.0771.


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