Iridium Pilot

Iridium Pilot

Connect with true value
Built to perform in tough conditions, Iridium Pilot delivers reliable global broadband data and voice connectivity in one low-cost platform — keeping ships and crews connected when they need it most.
Dependable communications anywhere sky meets sea
In blazing sun, frigid cold or high winds, Iridium Pilot lets you to carry out your business unaffected by weather conditions. It is the optimal solution for:
  • Sending emails
  • Updating a loading report
  • Filing a navigation plan
  • Crew calling from one of 3 independent phone lines
  • Posting on Facebook and Twitter



Lightweight, durable and easy-to-install
The low profile omnidirectional satellite antenna of Iridium Pilot can be easily mounted at any convenient location on deck, and can withstand the effects of nearly any maritime environment.
Everything you need, without paying for more
With flexible global communications plans and no long-term commitment*, Iridium OpenPort® broadband service gives you the right amount of data for your business at prices that fit your budget.
Keep your communications ship-shape
Iridium Pilot is backed by the Iridium Global Service program, an industry-leading five-year limited manufacturer's warranty providing access to around-the-clock shipboard service at over 100 ports worldwide.

Tech Specs & Features

  • Pole-to-pole global coverage
  • Simultaneous voice and high-speed IP data
  • Solid state - no moving parts
  • Global Service Program (includes 5-year limited warranty*)
  • Easy to install

* One-year limited warranty on accessories

Above Decks Equipment (ADE)

  • Height: 8.0 in (203 mm)
  • Diameter: 22.44 in (570 mm)
  • Weight: 27.5 lb (12.5 kg)
  • Antenna type: Six dual element azimuth and one zenith element array
  • Steering: Electronically switched and phase steered, horizon to horizon

Below Decks Equipment (BDE)

  • Height: 7.78 in (200 mm)
  • Width: 9.84 in (250 mm)
  • Depth: 2.17 in (55 mm)
  • Weight: 2.98 lb (1.35 kg)


  • Up to 134 kbps bidirectional with Iridium OpenPort broadband service


  • Three independent voice lines
  • Configurable for captain, bridge, or crew calling


  • Global, pole-to-pole