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PXCom, IFPL, and More…

PXCom, IFPL, and More…

PXCom: This week we have a lot of stories that will interest you and we thought we would start our offering with a light interview we recently had with a really nice guy, Cyril Jean of PXCom, located in France. Some three years ago, we met Cyril at an APEX luncheon where he joined our table with an introduction, a business card, and a conversation... [Read more]

GEE, Panasonic, Gogo, Honeywell and More…

GEE, Panasonic, Gogo, Honeywell and More…

GEE/Universal Suit Perhaps the on big news release today was found on Digital Music News. They note that after a couple years of litigation, UMG settled for a $15 million dollar payment with an additional 1,360,544 shares of GEE stock. Some 4,500 songs were allegedly infringed as well as videos. Earlier, we estimated that worst case, the... [Read more]

IFPL’s AS9100 Certification and a Lot More Stuff…

IFPL’s AS9100 Certification and a Lot More Stuff…

IFPL: OK, AS9100 Certification may not seem like a big deal to you (and we had to look it up) but it turns out that in aviation, quality management is a very big deal… with every airplane part! So, you might ask, what can be so difficult about setting up a Quality Assurance program? Plenty, in fact we counted well over 200 action items,... [Read more]

Global Eagle Entertainment Acquires Emerging Markets Communications

Global Eagle Entertainment Acquires Emerging Markets Communications

The world of in-flight connectivity and entertainment is undergoing a bit of a growth phase as service providers and IFEC vendors improve and consolidate their focus on more entertainment and more planes, and in some cases, more markets. Last year the acquisition of ITC Global (maritime, mining, and energy markets) by Panasonic was the lead-in... [Read more]

Lumexis Corporation Update

Lumexis Corporation Update

Press Release: “On June 22, 2016, due to liquidity constraints, Lumexis Corporation (“Lumexis”) suspended many aspects of its business operations and was forced to terminate the majority of its personnel. Over the past few weeks, the Lumexis Board, Company President (Lou Sharkey) and CFO (Marty Breen) have been actively engaged... [Read more]

Farnborough 2016: Lower than We Forecast… and More!

Farnborough 2016: Lower than We Forecast… and More!

To sum up Farnborough 2016 for the commercial airplane sales (Airbus & Boeing only), we saw 461 planes ordered worth a total of some $61.8 Billion dollars. It is also wise, to give you an idea of the sales history involved. In 2014 the total aircraft sales for the year (not just at an air show) was worth some 1,444 new aircraft, and this... [Read more]

Where Go Airplane Sales, So Goes IFEC Sales!

Where Go Airplane Sales, So Goes IFEC Sales!

There is a big deal at this year’s Farnborough Air Show and it relates to future airplane sales over the next few years. Quite frankly, the future predictions (and the manufacturing upgrades in progress), as well as, both Airbus and Boeing are frankly bigger than they have ever been. Recently Airbus announced that they are delivering some... [Read more]

Happy Birthday Boeing

Happy Birthday Boeing

You have probably heard that Boeing is about to celebrate the company’s 100th birthday but you may not be aware of some related data bits like revenues, divisions and so on. You must fully realize that roughly 1600 congratulatory words cannot begin to do the company, or the birthday, justice. However, here is possibly the world’s shortest... [Read more]