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A 4K IFE Display, Paris Summary, and More

A 4K IFE Display, Paris Summary, and More

At a recent IFEC show IFExpress was standing in front of an incredible 65” inch  display, watching camera footage of a verdant forest scene. While standing there we commented to a person next to us on how incredibly real in color and depth the video was – we even noted that one could see the live insects. Without missing a beat,... [Read more]

Paris, and Not Much Else!

Paris, and Not Much Else!

The Paris Air Show has passed the second day and airplane orders are flooding in. Single-aisle seems to be the Hot Topic; however, as the Middle of the Market demand grows, we expect changes to be seen. This week IFExpress wanted to show our readers a summary of the orders as a heads-up to whatever IFEC is available (and possibly newly planned)... [Read more]

Paris Air Show, and More

Paris Air Show, and More

As you probably know, the Paris Air Show begins next week and there will be a few IFEC folks in the crowd. We have heard from Latitude Aero, Astronics, Thales, and Panasonic just to name a few. We shall see what IFEC news comes about but we thought that there are a number of other issues that deserve watching, and because it is an air show,... [Read more]

Panasonic Avionics Promotion: David Bruner

Panasonic Avionics Promotion: David Bruner

When IFExpress heard about the recent promotion of David Bruner as the Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing for Panasonic Avionics Corporation, we could not think of a better person to fill the roll. David is now responsible for sales, marketing and customer relations for all Panasonic Avionics products and services. His previous... [Read more]

Laptop Liability Inflight!

Laptop Liability Inflight!

As you probably know, the Trump administration is considering banning laptops from the passenger cabins of all international flights to and from the US, and homeland security secretary John Kelly was quoted as saying when asked if he was going to ban all laptops on all flights to and from the US: “I might,” he said. The existing ban set... [Read more]

MoM and More News!

MoM and More News!

Airbus and Boeing are going head-to-head for the lead into the MoM market and the airlines are looking for a midsize plane that costs less and will seat somewhere between 225 and 270 passengers, and fly nearly 5000 miles, in roughly 9 hours. Imagine a chart where the vertical axis represents the number of passengers/payload while the horizontal... [Read more]

News and More News!

News and More News!

In this week’s edition of IFExpress we have Gogo, APEX, Boeing and a few other bits of information – so let’s get started! Gogo Gogo is announcing K5-Aviation as its first 2Ku business aviation customer in Europe, marking a significant milestone for the company. The first airframe in business aviation that will fly with... [Read more]

More Show News – and New Airplanes Too!

More Show News – and New Airplanes Too!

This week we continue with “stuff we saw” at AIX and we also take a cursory look at a new plane in China. Lets get started: Thales: During AIX Thales discussed their view on how the IFEC market is changing and how they foresee meeting both the airlines and passengers evolving expectations. Needless to say, like the other majors in the... [Read more]