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Panasonic Avionics: Here’s the skinny

Airlines all over this increasingly toasty planet are getting in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems line-fitted to their new aircraft. But the retrofit market is also very hot right now, as evidenced by the growing number of carriers opting for new retrofit-ready seat-centric solutions. On last count we’ve learned of seat-centric embedded offerings from The IMS Company, […]

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Round 1: Intelligent Avionics answers questions about AURA

Intelligent Avionics’ claim that they can bring a super reliable, super lightweight PC to every seat recently prompted an industry observer to ask that I hold their feet to the fire for specifics, in essence turning RWG into a bit of a boxing ring. And you know I’m game for that. Check out the following […]

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AURA blog begs questions…

Former Boeing Australia president David Withers’ guest blogthe other day about the “seat-centric” AURA in-flight entertainmentsystem has prompted an industry observer to message me with thefollowing: “This guy’s claims are huge. He should be called to answerthe tough questions to back up his claims.” So you want me to use RWG as a boxing ring? […]

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#MROAM: Former Boeing Australia president talks “seat-centric” IFE

I know you might think I’m being a little bit naughty today, posting a second guest blog in a row on RWG, but I simply can’t help myself on this one. After all, how often does the former president of Boeing Australia agree to write a blog for you about in-flight entertainment (IFE) AND maintenance, […]

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What you need to know before AIX in Hamburg (Part I)

I read a fascinating Newsweek article the other day while pretending to work out at the gym (yes, I do drag myself there at least once a fortnight when I’m not traveling and when I’m not…well, I do drag myself there at least once a month). The article suggested that the Twitterization of our culture […]

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Intelligent Avionics: “We like being a newcomer”

In the world of in-flight entertainment (IFE), industry stalwarts Panasonic Avionics and Thales reign supreme. But newcomer Intelligent Avionics is eager to carve out a piece of the pie with the introduction of a next-gen IFE system called AURA. I’ve asked the firm’s newly-appointed business-development VP in the Americas, Rob Britton, to guest-blog about the […]

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Out of the box and into a new AURA

No sooner do we get word that BlueBox managing director Rick Stuart is leaving the firm, when, lo, a new in-flight entertainment company and system surfaces. Coinkidink? Errr. A splinter group from BlueBox, including Murray Skelton and Martin Cunnison, have formed Intelligent Avionics, and launched AURA, billed as “an ultra-lightweight, next generation IFE system”, which […]

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