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.
Boise, Idaho-based FBO operator and MRO provider Western Aircraft has completed 20 percent of big modifications worldwide on the PC-24.
Gentex’s electronically dimmable windows now come as standard equipment on the Boeing 787 family and will be available on Airbuses.
In-flight connectivity service provider SmartSky Networks has received $25 million more in funding and delayed commercial network launch to mid-2020.
Airbus Corporate Helicopters revealed its ACH130 Aston Martin Edition at Courchevel in the French alpine skiing region.
Turkish police are investigating the apparent use of a private jet to help indicted former auto executive Carlos Ghosn to escape from Japan to Lebanon.
Duncan Aviation has delivered a Gulfstream G150 and Bombardier Challenger 300 with countertops created using hydrographic printing, a new finish option.
In all, the company has projects on four privately-owned Boeing 737s, three Airbus A319s, and a Global 5000 and 6000.
Ingenio Aerospace has teamed with Dassault Falcon to develop “plug and play” personal electronic device receptacles for Falcon 2000, 900 and 7X cabins.
The Aircraft Electronics Association says sales climbed 14.3 percent year-over-year in the first nine months of 2019.
Seattle-based TCS World Travel will be introducing a VIP-outfitted Airbus A321LR for its “air cruising” world tour business.