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Innovative Aerospace Technologies Go Mainstream in 2018

As we look over the technology landscape, several innovative technologies are moving from concept into production as new aircraft and engine programs reach the market.  Let’s take a look at those that will soon explode in volume and provide intriguing opportunities as...

Panasonic Avionics Unveils Third Generation Satellite Communications Network

At the Las Vegas CES, Panasonic Avionics Corporation introduced a "major evolution of its satellite connectivity service" with the introduction of its third generation communications network. The company's PR states that its third generation network is built to meet...

ViaSat update on airline connectivity

We had a brief conversation with Don Buchman, ViaSat's VP Commercial Mobility. What is the state of the US airline industry connectivity? The industry is almost fully outfitted. This makes it the highest concentration worldwide. But we are moving to "second gen",...

Lufthansa’s “OpSession”

Lufthansa provided this PR: "As of this week, Lufthansa has been providing its 20,000 flight attendants with iPad Minis. The so-called cabin mobile device (CMD) will be provided to the entire cabin crew over the next few weeks. This is a major and – above all –...