Americas Asia-Pacific EMEA



Airborne Wireless Network Enters into Support Agreement with GE Aviation, A GE Business Unit

Dec. 18, 2017

Airborne Wireless Network (OTC QB: ABWN) is pleased to announce that on December 14, 2017 it entered into a Support Agreement with GE Aviation, one of the GE (NYSE: GE) Business Units. ABWN anticipates that this relationship should significantly accelerate the development of ABWN's proprietary Hybrid Radio and Free-Optics Communications System to be demonstrated the 2018 calendar year.

Michael Warren, CEO of ABWN said, "Our collaboration with GE Aviation should provide the highest quality of engineering support in our upcoming Hybrid Radio and Free-Optics Communications System test. The expertise provided by GE Aviation, which will arrange for tactical-grade Inertial Reference Units (IRU) with embedded GPS that can be utilized for heading, pointing, attitude, and stabilization for the System, should help assure a successful result."

"GE has provided inertial reference systems to our customers for more than half a century," said George Kiefer, GE Aviation Product Management Executive. "Tactical inertial navigation and the support of satellite communications solutions are areas of expertise for our team and we're excited to support Airborne Wireless in its mission to reduce the cost of Aviation connectivity and to help connect underserved markets. This is a rapidly evolving market, requiring innovative technologies to enable the future.  GE product engineers stand ready to provide world-class product expertise to help Airborne Wireless successfully achieve this important testing milestone."