BBJ 747-8 outfitted with Astronics PGA Avionics IFEC/CMS solution


A BBJ 747-8 has been outfitted with a customized IP IFEC/CMS solution from Astronics PGA Avionics. The IP system controls the entire cabin. The aircraft features full HD screens, touchscreens, audio/visual sources and passenger control units. The CMS controls cabin environment aspects including lighting, temperature and doors. Astronics PGA has also integrated the latest technologies for digital rights management and games.

Astronics PGA Avionics provides seat motion, lighting and IFE systems for commercial, VVIP and business jet aircraft. Its seat motion systems consist of linear or rotary actuators, a control module and a range of custom wiring harnesses. Seat lighting systems are customized to accommodate various lighting scenarios for reading and ambiance, and designed to suit a broad array of décor. Meanwhile, the company’s full-HD audio/video IFE and CMS solutions can give control over all cabin features, from lighting to the hostess call function, doors, satellite TV, security camera, moving-map systems and power management systems.

September 11, 2015

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Izzy has been part of the Business Jet Interiors International team since its second issue, and the editor since 2011. She also edits Auditoria and Railway Interiors International. Outside of work, Izzy is rediscovering her love of art by learning how to paint with watercolors.

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