SIRIUS, known for delivering
commercial-free music and premium audio entertainment, and Avionics
Innovations, Inc., a leading in-flight entertainment manufacturer
for general and business aviation, today announced that the Federal
Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the manufacture by
Avionics Innovations of a satellite radio system for use in
The Avionics Innovations SIRIUS Satellite Radio receiver
(AI-SSR) will be available for approved aircraft via Avionics
Innovations’ extensive network of dealers nationwide.
The AI-SSR utilizes a SIRIUS receiver manufactured by Clarion that
is specifically customized for the aviation environment by Avionics
Innovations. The AI-SSR will receive SIRIUS’ 100+ streams of
coast-to-coast digital entertainment, including 60 streams of 100%
commercial-free music and 40+ streams of news, sports and
Features of the AI-SSR include: Up/Down Seek Tuning, Preset
Memory Mode, Scrolling Text Display, Screen Saver and Adjustable
Contrast. The AI-SSR is designed to integrate into any
aircraft’s intercom system so pilots and passenger can
automatically switch between essential communications and
SIRIUS’ 100 streams of premium programming.
The AI-SSR operates on 14-28 volts of direct current, allowing
use in all general and business aviation aircraft.