Cabin Interior and Electronics

News and developments about everything that goes into the cabin of an aircraft, from floor coverings to headliners, with a special emphasis on in-flight entertainment, communications and other electronics for passengers. If it is in the cabin of an aircraft, it’s covered here.

February 7, 2008 - 11:06am
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Completion and refurbishment centers are racing to bring the latest technology into cabin entertainment with crisper, sharper pictures and better sound, user-friendly controls and improved reliability. On the cabin communications side, high-speed-data connections are finally poised to enter business aviation’s mainstream this year.

February 6, 2008 - 8:26am

Medical training and medical kit provider MedAire has named Remote Diagnostic Technologies (RDT) a preferred provider for remote vital-sign monitors used on board aircraft. The monitors allow on-board personnel to download pulse rates, blood pressure, video images and EKG results directly to physicians at MedAire’s MedLink global response center in Phoenix.

February 6, 2008 - 8:26am

Medical training and medical kit provider MedAire has named Remote Diagnostic Technologies (RDT) a preferred provider for remote vital-sign monitors used on board aircraft. The monitors allow on-board personnel to download pulse rates, blood pressure, video images and EKG results directly to physicians at MedAire’s MedLink global response center in Phoenix.

February 5, 2008 - 9:44am

Swiss-based Jet Aviation Group expanded its U.S. footprint late last week with the acquisition of maintenance and cabin completion and refurbishment specialist Savannah Air Center. The deal adds some 280,000 sq ft of space at Savannah Air to the more than 650,000 sq ft at Jet Aviation’s Midcoast Aviation subsidiary in East Cahokia, Ill.

February 5, 2008 - 9:44am

Swiss-based Jet Aviation Group expanded its U.S. footprint late last week with the acquisition of maintenance and cabin completion and refurbishment specialist Savannah Air Center. The deal adds some 280,000 sq ft of space at Savannah Air to the more than 650,000 sq ft at Jet Aviation’s Midcoast Aviation subsidiary in East Cahokia, Ill.

February 4, 2008 - 6:02am

As part of a Falcon 50 major cabin refurbishment, Jet Aviation recently completed the first installation of a new linear shell kit designed to transform a Falcon 50 interior into the near-equivalent of a Falcon 50EX cabin.

February 4, 2008 - 6:02am

As part of a Falcon 50 major cabin refurbishment, Jet Aviation recently completed the first installation of a new linear shell kit designed to transform a Falcon 50 interior into the near-equivalent of a Falcon 50EX cabin.

January 21, 2008 - 9:51am

Despite the worldwide economic slump and the threat of war in Iraq, the fourth annual Aircraft Interiors Expo 2003 opened its doors at Germany’s Hamburg Messe conference center in late February, and organizers and exhibitors alike appeared pleasantly surprised at the industry response to this largest expo to date.

January 21, 2008 - 9:51am

Despite the worldwide economic slump and the threat of war in Iraq, the fourth annual Aircraft Interiors Expo 2003 opened its doors at Germany’s Hamburg Messe conference center in late February, and organizers and exhibitors alike appeared pleasantly surprised at the industry response to this largest expo to date.

January 21, 2008 - 5:52am

“This facility gives us the ability to triple our capacity here,” said Wynn Elliott, president of Elliott Aviation at Quad City Airport (MLI), Moline, Ill. The company dedicated the new completion center in February. “If you take our historic revenues and plug this new tool into that mix, we believe it will give us the tools we need to triple our revenues because we can handle larger jobs.”

 
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