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In order to transmit information between an emitting station and a receiving station separated by a distance exceeding the range of direct communications of said stations, the method according to the invention consists in equipping aerodynes, travelling in the space included between these two stations, with open communications relay systems of limited range which can momentarily interconnect, when within range of one another, in order to pass information from relay system to relay system up to its destination. The invention applies notably to air-to-ground communications for data links in the field of air transport.

Title
Method for Radio transmitting information using aircrafts as open transmission relays
Application Number
8/217880
Publication Number
5530909
Application Date
March 25, 1994
Publication Date
June 25, 1996
Inventor
Cedric D Silva
Fontenay Le Fleury
FR
Georges Henri Simon
Wissous
FR
Agent
Browdy and Neimark
Assignee
Sextant Avionique
FR
IPC
H04B 7/15
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