Airbus Corporate Jet Centre (ACJC), a Toulouse-based specialist in ACJ business jet cabin completion, claims to be the first to offer its customers the highest image quality with a full high-definition (HD) system based on the latest high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) standard.
Airbus Corporate Jet Centre (ACJC), a specialist in the ACJ series of business and private jet “nose-to-tail” cabin completion services, claims to be the first in that market to offer full high-definition cabin entertainment through HDMI (high-definition multimedia interface).
Goodrich, which completed its purchase of a majority of DeCrane Aerospace assets last year, has introduced its Platinum HD cabin management system.
The system, which featured two Blu-ray players in demonstrations at the Ebace show, offers 1080p resolution and comes with monitors ranging in size from 12 to 42 inches.
Flight Display Systems of Alpharetta, Ga. (Booth No. 717), is at Heli-Expo 2010 to introduce a high-definition (1080P) digital video recorder (HD-DVR) “designed for rugged aviation use.” It features up to eight hours of recording time, with a 50-percent smaller installation profile than legacy VHS recorders.
Emteq (Booth No. 2289) is unveiling “Easy HD” for its SkyPro and other manufacturers’ cabin management systems (CMS). The system provides high-definition (HD) components that work independently of an aircraft’s existing CMS and requires little or no modification of the CMS. It replaces existing analog bulkhead monitors with SkyPro HD monitors sized from 10.4 to 64 inches.
Audio International, a DeCrane company based in Little Rock, Ark., has launched
the AI Platinum Elite high-definition cabin-management system, providing full 1080p resolution via high-speed 3G-SDI over CAN bus architecture.
Embraer has selected Honeywell’s Ovation Select cabin management system for the Brazilian OEM’s new mid-light Legacy 450 and midsize Legacy 500 business jets.
The choice was announced here Monday by both companies. No value was placed on the contract. The new Legacy programs were launched in 2008. The Legacy 500 is expected to enter service in the second half of 2012 and the Legacy 450 in the second half of 2013.
Flight Display Systems is here in Geneva with two of its latest products: a Blu-ray video disc player and its Jet JukeBox for movies and music.
The U.S. company claims the video player is the first Blu-ray box specifically designed for aircraft. Users can upgrade their aircraft with the high-definition video disc player as a simple replacement unit, even if the cabin is not yet equipped with high-definition monitors.
Flight Display Systems of Alpharetta, Ga., said it has started shipping the first Blu-ray DVD player developed specifically for the aircraft cabin. Capable of playing Blu-ray discs or regular DVDs, the $4,879 unit interfaces with HD monitors and Flight Display Systems’ cabin management unit and includes an infrared remote control.
Flight Display Systems and The Maintenance Group last week won an FAA STC for Ellipse TV, their new low-cost ($99,650 uninstalled) airborne satellite TV system.