VVIP B747-8 fitted with Astronics PGA IFEC and CMS


September 8, 2015 – Astronics PGA Avionics, a specialist in seat motion systems, lighting systems, in-flight entertainment & connectivity systems (IFEC) and cabin management systems (CMS), has announced that a Boeing 747-8 VVIP aircraft has been outfitted by a completion center in Switzerland with a comprehensive, customized IP IFEC/CMS solution from the company.

The CMS can control the entire cabin, including the IFEC technologies, which include full HD screens, touchscreens, audio/visual sources and passenger control units. The CMS simplifies control of the cabin environment from lighting and temperature to door closures. Astronics PGA has also integrated the latest technologies for DRM (Digital Rights Management) and games.

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Ever since his first flight on a TriStar, Adam has loved air travel, and since becoming editor of the Aircraft Interiors International brand he has really enjoyed the opportunity to be involved with the latest aircraft and airline products before they are even launched. Adam co-ordinates the running of the magazine, from commissioning articles and artwork, to ensuring that high standards of quality are maintained, as well as managing online content. Adam is proud to sit on the jury of the Crystal Cabin Awards and to have laid on the bed in Etihad's Residence.

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