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Being a green, noise-friendly machine is one tall order

One of my favourite songs as a child was “It’s not easy being green” as sung by Kermit the Frog. Can you blame me? I was taller than everyone else in my class, including the teacher. I stood out like a sore thumb. If you’re an engine manufacturer today, you just might find yourself humming […]

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Gloves Inch Off as The CEOs of AirCell and Row 44 Speak Their Minds

In-flight connectivity “mistruths” and “untold facts” – that’s what AirCell believes is floating around the industry right now, and being broadcast by numerous media outlets. Hoping to quiet the “great deal of noise” created by airlines and communications providers – especially in the wake of an announcement that Southwest Airlines will test Row 44’s Ku-band […]

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Southwest Airlines Rejects Arinc/Rockwell Collins’ Bid for In-flight Broadband

A little bit of sccop in the world of in-flight connectivity, for your pleasure…It seems that the teaming of Arinc and Rockwell Collins has lost a bid to provide Ku band-based broadband connectivity to Southwest Airlines’ fleet of Boeing 737s.Rockwell has confirmed its joint proposal with Arinc was not accepted by the low-cost carrier. The […]

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