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.

The cabin of Bombardier’s light Learjet 75 can now have the look and feel of a much larger aircraft with the new option of a pocket door separating the cockpit and galley from the rest of the cabin. Besides adding privacy, it also reduces noise by up to 8 dB.
May 23, 2016 - 2:30 AM
Bombardier says that the Lear 75’s new pocket door bulkhead extends its advantage at the top of the light jet sector.
May 20, 2016 - 9:00 AM
European operators get the chance to visit with a China-based MRO and completions specialist
Comlux America hangar expansion
May 5, 2016 - 11:27 AM
Hangar can now simultaneously house one widebody and up to four single-aisle bizliners.
May 3, 2016 - 11:24 AM
There has been a documented case of a copilot’s seat sliding aft in a Falcon on rotation due to fatigued springs.
Apr 29, 2016 - 3:50 PM
The new USB charging ports provide 3 amps of power to each port, and the converters include a DC-to-DC unit and an AC-to-DC unit.
Apr 29, 2016 - 3:29 PM
The new Alto DZ-290 amplifier interfaces with new and legacy cabin entertainment systems.
AirText system
Apr 28, 2016 - 4:43 PM
AirText will offer texting via Iridium satcom for five cents per message.
do Capsule
Apr 28, 2016 - 4:17 PM
The FDS do Capsule's 3D moving map will depict an exocentric view of the customer's airplane, including the model and paint scheme.
Apr 28, 2016 - 10:00 AM
The flight test in Gogo's Challenger showed that multiple sessions of movie and audio streaming are possible on the upcoming Gogo Biz 4G service.
Apr 26, 2016 - 11:01 AM
These include free hardware for in-hangar content updates, more predicable pricing and the ability to stream content to cabin monitors.