Austrian Competences in Aeronautics Technology


The Institute is active in design, development and verification of advanced high-speed satellite communication and line-of-sight links, optimised for the Internet protocol suite. The applications are focused on aerial platforms for disaster management and remote sensing from aircraft. A special radio channel emulator for ground testing is available at the Institute.

Technologies and competences

Competences of the Institute are in the fields of satellite communications, broadband terrestrial radio communications, delay and disruption-tolerant communications protocols, advanced modulation and error-correction coding, as well as software-defined radio solutions.

Fields of Activity Research Development Production
Aircraft (complete)      
Aircraft structures and parts      
Cabin interiors and furnishing (incl. cargo hold)      
Materials and manufacturing technologies      
Cockpit equipment and aircraft electronics
Air traffic infrastructure and air traffic control applications
Ground test and training equipment
Airport infrastructure      

Products and services in aviation

  • advanced broadband satellite links for aircraft
  • communications protocols for aeronautical links
  • radio ground test equipment
  • ADS-B signal monitoring systems from satellites

Graz University of Technology - Institute of Communication Networks and Satellite Communications

Inffeldgasse 12
8010 Graz, Austria
+43 316 873-7440


Otto Koudelka

Economic data

Employees 10 - 50
Turnover < 1 M€
Export quota aviation 0 %
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Last update: 2017-03-06