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.
The Phoenix-based manufacturer has made several improvements to its Sky Connect satcom system.
Cobham offers high-end Bluetooth and spatial separation features in a smaller, lighter package than conventional multi-box communications platforms.
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.