Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental VIP jet will incorporate Astronics PGA
inflight entertainment and cabin management systems
EAST AURORA, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 27, 2018--
Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO), a leading provider of advanced
technologies for the global aerospace, defense and semiconductor
industries, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Astronics
PGA, has been selected by AMAC Aerospace to provide VIP entertainment
and cabin management systems for a widebody interior completion on a
Boeing 747-8i VIP jet.
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AMAC Aerospace recently selected Astronics PGA to provide inflight entertainment and cabin management systems for an upcoming B747-8i VIP jet completion program. (Photo: Business Wire)
Under this contract, Astronics PGA will provide a VIP
inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) system plus a VIP
cabin management system (CMS). The new
IFEC system will include the latest technologies, such as ultra-high
definition (4K) screens, touchscreens, 4K audio/video sources, and
passenger control units. It will also include digital rights-managed
(DRM) content for entertainment delivery.
The CMS system will control the entire cabin environment from lighting
and temperature to door and window shade operations.
Astronics PGA is an innovator of in-seat motion systems, lighting
systems, inflight entertainment and connectivity systems (IFEC), and
cabin management systems (CMS) for business, VIP, and commercial
aviation. For more details on VIP inflight entertainment and cabin
management systems, visit Astronics.com.
ABOUT AMAC Aerospace
AMAC Aerospace was founded in 2007 to serve the corporate and VIP/VVIP
aviation demand. Today, AMAC Aerospace is represented as a ‘group of
companies’ that span Europe and have presence in Turkey and Lebanon.
AMAC operates a network of seven hangars for mid-size, narrow and
widebody jets that are dedicated to maintenance, complex design,
modifications activities and completion works that cover a footprint of
over 100,000 m2. AMAC has 1,000 employees in specialized
domains within aviation and offers a one-stop shop for all inquiries. www.amacaerospace.com
About Astronics Corporation
Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world’s aerospace,
defense and semiconductor industries with proven, innovative technology
solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its
array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test
technologies to solve complex challenges. For 50 years, Astronics has
delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional
responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, military
branches, completion centers and Fortune 500 companies rely on the
collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.
For more information on Astronics and its solutions, visit Astronics.com.
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