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A Connectivity Company’s IBP, the Internet of Things, Inmarsat & ESA and Some Other News

A Connectivity Company’s IBP, the Internet of Things, Inmarsat & ESA and Some Other News

As you all know, this week is Farnbourgh Air Show in the UK. Needless to say, there is a ton of new aircraft sales being reported daily from Boeing, Airbus et al. Next week’s issue of IFExpress will have a synopsis for you – so stay tuned for a convenient snap shot! We should note that some $44 Billion dollars worth of aviation goods... [Read more]

AIX & APEX Boston, Inmarsat, SITA, and More News

AIX & APEX Boston, Inmarsat, SITA, and More News

Another Tuesday and another IFExpress. Be sure to check out the story about the B52 Midnight Express restoration (image above) at the end of this week’s Hot Topic. Aircraft Interiors Exposition – Boston Aircraft Interiors Expo, Boston (AIX, Boston), the fall’s only meeting place for the passenger experience industry, will this... [Read more]

Disruptive and Different By Design, RAVE ULTRA = Stress Free IFE

Disruptive and Different By Design, RAVE ULTRA = Stress Free IFE

RAVE ULTRA is the Third Generation RAVE System During AIX we sat down with Zii and discussed RAVE and the next evolution of their full-up AVOD product dubbed ULTRA. Below is the fruit of that interview and several telecons since then! While at their booth, we were shown (and amazed) at the size, and we mean thinness, of the screen. You can... [Read more]

Aircraft Security from VT Miltope & RazorSecure and Other News

Aircraft Security from VT Miltope & RazorSecure and Other News

Perhaps, one of the more interesting presentation at last week’s APEX TC Meeting in Los Angeles was the VT Miltope/RazorSecure discussion on IFEC Security. Why? Because airplane connectivity hacking is an issue we all are concerned about, especially if you travel. But more importantly, hacking an airplane is a very big deal! When we... [Read more]

KID-Systeme, Rockwell Collins, Airbus and a Lot More!

KID-Systeme, Rockwell Collins, Airbus and a Lot More!

KID-Systeme Let’s face it, one of the most important amenities on an aircraft is the USB power. In fact, the longer the flight the more important USB power is. Why? Because personal device battery life is a function of time. As you may remember from an earlier issue of IFExpress, we touched on the Mirus Aircraft Seating integration project... [Read more]

News From Rockwell Collins, Thales, Inmarsat and Others

News From Rockwell Collins, Thales, Inmarsat and Others

Below is an update on the latest news since last week’s edition of IFExpress. ROCKWELL COLLINS Rockwell Collins has unveiled a new aviation resource management system to help airlines manage aircraft, fuel and cabin crew expenses and enable non-stop global operations. The aviation resource management system is a turnkey, cloud-based... [Read more]

GEE Product Highlights and News From Gogo, Inmarsat, SITA and More!

GEE Product Highlights and News From Gogo, Inmarsat, SITA and More!

There is a lot of news this week and you might want to check out below what Mike Moeller told us at AIX: GLOBAL EAGLE During AIX in Germany, IFExpress had the opportunity to stop by the Global Eagle (GEE) stand to find out their latest news and developments. Mike Moeller gave us a run down on some of their product/service offering highlights.... [Read more]

Rockwell, SmartSky, Satcom Direct and Others!

Rockwell, SmartSky, Satcom Direct and Others!

Rockwell Collins Switzerland-based AMAC Aerospace has selected a full suite of Rockwell Collins’ cabin products for the world’s first Airbus ACJ320neo VIP aircraft, which is due for delivery to Acropolis Aviation, the UK VIP charter operator, in the fourth quarter of 2019. AMAC is scheduled to begin outfitting the aircraft at its Basel,... [Read more]