Aircraft cabin

October 27, 2010 - 7:29am

Describing the cabin of Gulfstream’s new G650, senior v-p of programs, engineering and test Pres Henne said it began with a sketch of a cup holder and a single window. “That simple drawing led to an aircraft interior where form follows function,”  he said.

October 19, 2010 - 3:21pm
Lufthansa Technik’s August Henningsen (left) and Panasonic’s Paul Margis ink ...

Lufthansa Technik (Booth No. 7534) and Panasonic Avionics (Booth No. 8221) yesterday inked an letter of intent committing the companies to jointly develop, build and sell advanced versions of in-flight entertainment and communication (IFEC) and cabin management systems (CMS) for both narrow- and wide-body VIP aircraft.

October 18, 2010 - 3:50pm
Gulfstream president Joe Lombardo relaxes in G650’s spacious cabin....

Describing the cabin of Gulfstream's new G650, senior v-p of programs, engineering and test Pres Henne said it began with a sketch of a cup holder and a single window. "That simple drawing led to an aircraft interior where form follows function."

October 18, 2010 - 5:49am
Gulfstream unveiled the finished G650 cabin at DeKalb Peachtree Airport on Su...

Describing the cabin of Gulfstream’s new G650, senior v-p of programs, engineering and test Pres Henne said it began with a sketch of a cup holder and a single window. “That simple drawing led to an aircraft interior where form follows function.”

September 24, 2010 - 10:19am
Lufthansa has selected CTT’s Cair cabin humidification system to keep its fir...

No one likes to endure the sticky feeling of excess humidity, but lack of humidity in aircraft cabins at altitude can be a major cause of discomfort and travel fatigue.

July 21, 2010 - 10:15am

Swedish company CTT Systems has been providing its Cair aircraft humidification system to completion centers of large VIP aircraft for several years, but it has now taken a leap into the major leagues. For the first time, the Cair system has been installed by an aircraft manufacturer, with Airbus leading the way in the first-class cabins on Lufthansa’s new A380 double-decker.

July 21, 2010 - 10:14am

Swedish company CTT Systems has been providing its Cair aircraft humidification system to completion centers of large VIP aircraft for several years, but it has now taken a leap into the major leagues. For the first time, the Cair system has been installed by an aircraft manufacturer, with Airbus leading the way in the first-class cabins on Lufthansa’s new A380 double-decker.

July 17, 2010 - 3:21am

Aircraft interiors specialist EADS Sogerma has some sweet sleep for sale. The Airbus subsidiary formally introduced its “Ultimate Sleeper” premium first- class bed at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg in May, promoting it as having “the comfort of a real bed.”

May 26, 2010 - 9:23am

The I-Shade cabin light management system has been picked by Nextant Aerospace for its 400Next upgrade of the Beechjet 400A.

The I-Shade “smart” windows will be integrated into the Rockwell Collins Venue cabin management system on the 400Next “to create a seamless cabin environment management system.”

May 5, 2010 - 10:21am

Aircraft cabin furniture supplier JCB Aero (Booth No. 1029) is planning to become a full-blown refurbishing center in the coming months. Almost 100,000 sq ft of new hangar, production facility and offices are being built at JCB’s Auch headquarters in southwest France. A $15 million investment, they are supposed to be completed in the fourth quarter of this year.

 
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