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.

SmartSky 5G tower with panels
Sep 27, 2022 - 11:31 AM
The legal dispute between Gogo Business Aviation and SmartSky Networks over their 5G air-to-ground connectivity systems continues.
Global Express (cn 9209) on takeoff
Sep 26, 2022 - 10:57 AM
Honeywell's Aspire 400 SwiftBroadband satcom offers a smaller, lighter, and lower-cost system capable of safety-service ATC communications.
Interior cabin photo of the Challenger 3500 from divan looking forward
Sep 19, 2022 - 12:15 PM
Bombardier's new super-midsize business jet takes home a Grand Winner award in the Grands Prix du Design international awards contest.
Cessna Citation Excel equipped with SmartSky Networks air-to-ground airborne connectivity hardware parked on airport ramp at sunset
Sep 2, 2022 - 10:29 AM
Oklahoma-based Liberty Partners has completed four STCs for SmartSky Networks.
Garmin avionics installed in nose of business jet
Sep 1, 2022 - 7:55 AM
Results of AIN's Avionics Product Support Survey show Garmin ranked number one, followed by Collins Aerospace, and Universal Avionics.
Aug 31, 2022 - 10:35 AM
Blue Sky Network's SkyLink antenna also received FAA technical standard orders approval.
Aug 31, 2022 - 10:34 AM
SmartSky Networks’ high-speed, air-to-ground (ATG) broadband network is now available for business aircraft users across the entire continental U.S.
Aug 29, 2022 - 11:53 AM
Satellite network and airborne connectivity company Viasat has strengthened its services to the business jet market in Brazil.
Pilatus PC-24 parked on ramp outside of Pro Star Aviation hangar
Aug 29, 2022 - 9:13 AM
Pro Star Aviation in New Hampshire has a number of efforts underway to expand its maintenance and STC capabilities.
Technician installing SmartSky hardware on a Citation X jet
Aug 24, 2022 - 9:15 AM
The STC was awarded following the installation and testing of SmartSky Network's hardware on a flyExclusive Citation X.