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B737 MAX, ETOPS, Lufthansa Systems, and Much More!

B737 MAX, ETOPS, Lufthansa Systems, and Much More!

The US Department of Transportation is investigating the FAA approval of the Boeing 737 MAX and we have read the Seattle office that is responsible for safety certification of new planes is a focal point. As we understand it, the issue is the lack of requirements for extra training with the new system design and software integration. INVESTIGATING... [Read more]

IdeaNova, AeroMobile, Astronics, Thales, and More!

IdeaNova, AeroMobile, Astronics, Thales, and More!

With much going on this week we would like to get started with our IFExpress BUZZ message and give you a little background on why it is in this week’s issue. Firstly, we were contacted about the new secure content streaming technology implemented by IdeaNova, and we are certain you will hear a lot about them and their new technology... [Read more]

Astronics, Gogo And Much More

Astronics, Gogo And Much More

ASTRONICS Astronics Corporation announced that it will preview its next-generation SATCOM connectivity solutions at the Aircraft Interiors Show (AIX) in Hamburg, Germany, from April 2-4, 2019. Developed by Astronics AeroSat, in conjunction with partner Phasor, the new SATCOM inflight connectivity antennas feature electronically steered array... [Read more]

In Flight Peripherals, Connectivity, an Airbus Update and More

In Flight Peripherals, Connectivity, an Airbus Update and More

This week in IFExpress we are covering a broad spectrum of IFEC and airframer topics. You can certainly tell that we, as an industry, are spooling up for AIX. Let’s get started on the road to Hamburg! IFPL IFPL, the innovative inflight peripheral specialist, will be demonstrating award-winning integrated peripherals solutions and power... [Read more]

The Wireless Intrusion Detection System from Galgus and More Industry News

The Wireless Intrusion Detection System from Galgus and More Industry News

This Hot Topic is about a new inflight network technology that the Galgus (galgus) folks are developing. The product is called Wireless Intrusion Detection System and it is a software that “watches” the Wi-Fi network in an airplane by checking for Rogue access points that a bad actor might bring aboard an airplane and transmit to unsuspecting... [Read more]

Encore Inflight, SITA, GOGO, FlightPath3D and More News

Encore Inflight, SITA, GOGO, FlightPath3D and More News

Before we get started, we wanted to give a “tip-o-the-hat” to Jovita Toh at Encore Inflight (Hong Kong) who has developed the engaging orange shirted team of IFE content providers. They were highlighted in her Encore Expose web newsletter (Check it out here Encore Exposé – Feb19), and we wanted to take the opportunity to introduce... [Read more]

Launch Customer for SmartSky, News From APEX Tech and Other News

Launch Customer for SmartSky, News From APEX Tech and Other News

Pictured above: The SmartSky & JetSuiteX team SmartSky & JetSuiteX JetSuiteX, the acclaimed air carrier that offers regular flights from private terminals at the cost of a commercial ticket, announced that it will become the first carrier to offer SmartSky Networks’ innovative inflight internet solution, which gives customers the... [Read more]

Tech Tips and Industry News! What More Could You Ask For?!

Tech Tips and Industry News! What More Could You Ask For?!

This week there is a lot of news but we thought you might like to start off with something we might do more of in coming issues. TechTips Readers: Sometimes we like to use IFExpress to start many of our friends thinking about the IFEC business and this week we found something that many of you may use in the future for your business research... [Read more]