Airbus Wants To Use Lasers To Connect Planes To The Internet

Airbus is working with an organization in the Netherlands to beam data to aircraft from space. The technology will use lasers to connect planes with the internet, and could see speeds of up to 1.8 Gbps. In partnership with the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), Airbus aims to begin flight testing the system by mid-2022.


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What a crazy and cool idea!

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oh we are connected to wifi, wow.

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Lol.

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As much as I love Airbus, they do come out with some weird and wacky ideas!

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Definitely things I would never think of myself.