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.
Lantal Textiles of Switzerland has acquired Wollspinnerei, a major spinning mill…Word from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last month is that Blu-ray is the likely winner in the high-definition DVD player sweepstakes…Just delivered is a Gulfstream V for Abercrombie & Fitch with an Alto Aviation sound system that includes six subwoofers under the seats to replicate the sound of a dance club…Flight Display Systems has introduced a
Rockwell Collins yesterday announced the arrival of Venue, its next-generation, high-definition cabin management system.
“Venue will take the passenger experience to a whole new level by mirroring a high-end digital home-entertainment environment in the airplane,” said v-p and general of cabin systems Tommy Dodson. He also no
With more than 20,000 product launches packed into the span of just four days, January’s Consumer Electronics Show surely thrilled the throng of technophiles in attendance. For everybody else, the event probably seemed more like a techno-blur.
Three years ago satellite direct television was “gee whiz” equipment. Today it is almost standard on anything larger than a Falcon 50. Honeywell, with its AIS-2000 multi-region system, provides in-flight coverage in Europe, the Middle East and North America. But best of all, the modular cabinet design now allows the user to download software modules to shift from one coverage area to another in flight.
The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last month lived up to its reputation as a playground for tech lovers, with more than 2,500 companies showing off an array of items that beep, ring, flash, download, upload and heaven knows what else.
Rockwell Collins has announced its new Tailwind 300 satellite-direct television system, which it promotes as “ideal for the super-midsize and larger aircraft.” The system is listed at $200,000 for the hardware, uninstalled.
The new Channel Tracker from Innovative Advantage (Booth No. N3229) is all about making something older new again in an existing cabin entertainment system.
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