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.

September 26, 2007 - 2:10pm

Stevens Aviation (Booth No. 2901) has developed a new pullout table design for Bombardier Learjet cabins. Initially available for the Learjet 35SE as part of Stevens’ new Lear4Ever program, it replaces production and aftermarket card tables.

September 26, 2007 - 11:19am

Gore Design Completions (Booth No. 4050) has announced delivery of a Boeing Business Jet. The interior refurbishment was a major project that included replacement of virtually all the previous materials. Gore Design also performed A and B1/B2 maintenance checks, incorporated 25 Boeing service bulletins and cleared an airworthiness directive.

September 26, 2007 - 10:23am

Flight Display Systems (Booth No. 3047) engaged in a round of “myth-busting” here Tuesday. According to president David Gray, there are four myths endemic to the cabin electronics industry–that there is no quality high-definition system available, that cabin monitors cost about $1,000 an inch, that passengers couldn’t care less about flight deck information and that switching has to cost $1,000 per button.

September 26, 2007 - 10:18am
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Embraer’s Lineage 1000 “ultra-large” business jet is on display at NBAA (Booth No. 3737) in the form of a cabin mockup built by PATS Aircraft (Booth No. 2857). The Lineage 1000 is the executive/VIP version of the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer’s E-195 airliner. PATS, a division of DeCrane Aerospace, has been selected to do the aircraft interiors, and the first Lineage is scheduled to arrive next month at its Georgetown, Del.

September 25, 2007 - 2:41pm

The Airbus Corporate Jet Centre in Toulouse, France, has received its first two aircraft for cabin outfitting and expects to have invested $7 million by the time improvements are complete early next year.

The first two airplanes are from the Airbus Corporate Jetliner (ACJ) family and will be equipped with executive/VIP cabins for private owners.

September 25, 2007 - 2:36pm

Completion and modification specialist PATS Aircraft (Booth No. 2857) has announced a partnership with Tailwind Capital to offer executive/VIP conversions of the Bombardier CRJ-200 regional airliner. The conversions include an auxiliary fuel system to extend the range to 3,000 nm.

September 25, 2007 - 2:31pm

VistaJet, a Swiss-based on-demand charter and aircraft management specialist with operations in Austria and Germany and expected to open in Asia in the near future, has ordered three Airbus Corporate Jetliners (ACJs), Airbus announced yesterday at the NBAA Convention.

September 25, 2007 - 9:05am

Rockwell Collins yesterday announced the arrival of Venue, its next-generation, high-definition cabin management system.

“Venue will take the passenger experience to a whole new level by mirroring a high-end digital home-entertainment environment in the airplane,” said v-p and general of cabin systems Tommy Dodson. He also no

September 25, 2007 - 9:01am

If you’ve walked the floor of NBAA’07, you’ve seen their work. But the company behind the interior designs showcased in more than half-a-dozen cabin mockups on display around the convention has preferred to keep a low profile. Now Infusion Design, celebrating its 10th anniversary, is ready for a little recognition.

September 25, 2007 - 8:43am

Rockwell Collins (Booth No. 5500) is offering two new iPod integration solutions that will allow business jet passengers to use their iPods and iPhones for onboard entertainment.

The new iPod solo station and the iPod quad station offer flexible designs that allow passengers to charge their iPods and access their music and video libraries through the cabin audiovisual system.

 
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