Aircraft cabin

December 8, 2010 - 1:00pm

Vision Systems, which is exhibiting at the MEBA show for the first time (Booth No. C714), is displaying its newest offerings in sun protection and in-flight entertainment systems. These include dimmable cabin windows and an all-in-one multimedia electronic unit.

December 6, 2010 - 2:28am

It should go without saying that private jet passengers generally enjoy more space, more comfortable seats and more advanced cabin systems than their airline counterparts. But the benefits of all these luxuries can be badly undermined by inadequate humidity levels in the cabin that can make the VIP traveler as weary as an economy-class pauper at the end of a long flight.

November 30, 2010 - 10:31am

Hawker Beechcraft’s new Hawker 200, unveiled at the NBAA Convention in October, is a makeover of the Beech Premier II with an extensive cabin upgrade.

Taking into account the average passenger load of about 2.5 to 3 people per flight, Hawker’s designers created a luxurious interior that would seat four in spacious comfort, yet still allow the option of a high-density configuration.

November 5, 2010 - 11:21am

Flight Display Systems has gone Hollywood, in a manner of speaking. To be more specific, the Alpharetta, Ga.-based cabin entertainment specialist ­provided a 42-inch, high-definition, LCD ­widescreen monitor for the recently ­completed Gulfstream III cabin of a Hollywood producer.

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.

 
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