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.

Nov 16, 2015 - 8:30 AM
TrueNorth Avionics aims to help keep in-flight entertainment equipment from becoming obsolete.
Nov 15, 2015 - 11:45 PM
JetConnex is being offered specifically for business aviation users and is based on the new Inmarsat-5 satellite constellation.
Nov 15, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Upgrade path applies to the more than 1,600 operators with C Series-equipped aircraft and integrates new, digital Ovation Select components.
A new menu option from Air Culinaire developed through social media queries to corporate flight attendants.
Nov 14, 2015 - 10:30 AM
Using social media as its medium, Air Culinaire introduces crowd-sourced menus
Lower weight and improved durability are hallmarks of AeroGlass ultrathin products.The materials are for mirrors and windows that are installed on doors and bulkheads.
Nov 13, 2015 - 12:00 PM
AviationGlass opens window to new cabin glass solutions
Comlux America recently opened a new hangar at its Indianapolis headquarters to make room for more widebody completion work. The company can now work on widebodies and narrowbodies simultaneously.
Nov 13, 2015 - 10:00 AM
Comlux is about to start a major VIP refurbishment of an Airbus A330 aircraft.
The Opti-Visor from Vision Systems allows pilots to either dim their visors electronically or to allow the system to manage light levels automatically.  One version of the system is powered by transparent photovoltaic cells integrated in the cockpit windows.
Nov 13, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Vision Systems is introducing its new Opti-Visor dimmable cockpit visors.
Nov 13, 2015 - 3:00 AM
Company facility in Melbourne, Fla., houses a laboratory for the development and testing of materials and interior components.
Bringing its seating-technology needs in-house, Embraer acquired California seat manufacturer Aero Seating Technologies (AST) and is now building a new factory in Florida. Renamed with ‘Embraer’ at the front, the company is now known as EAST.
Nov 13, 2015 - 2:00 AM
The Brazilian manufacturer is growing more vertically integrated, with seats the latest technology it has acquired.
The Vision Systems Nuance Touchless window is controlled via gesture. The passenger can set strips from clear to dark, one after the other and from the top down, just by approaching the window with a hand. A sideways motion adjusts opacity.
Nov 12, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Venetian blind-like dimming scheme can combine with a self-powered concept.