DirecTV

May 12, 2008 - 5:12am

Rosen Products of Eugene, Ore., is making a splash in the new product pool with the announcement of the integration of Honeywell’s OneView satellite-direct television into its cabin-entertainment system and introduction of a new wide-aspect-ratio flat-panel cabin monitor.

March 4, 2008 - 11:14am

Flight Display Systems and The Maintenance Group last week won an FAA STC for Ellipse TV, their new low-cost ($99,650 uninstalled) airborne satellite TV system.

November 14, 2007 - 10:02am

Rosen Products of Eugene, Ore., is making a splash in the new product pool with the announcement of the integration of Honeywell’s OneView satellite-direct television into its cabin-entertainment system and introduction of a new wide-aspect-ratio flat-panel cabin monitor.

October 12, 2007 - 6:41am

Honeywell’s AIS-2000 OneView multi-region satellite television receiver has received FAA certification in four business jets–the Gulfstream IV; Bombardier Global Express and Challenger 604; and Boeing Business Jet. The system provides worldwide television viewing in airspace above the U.S., Canada and Western Europe, where the tail-mounted antenna has provided good reception performance, according to Honeywell.

October 8, 2007 - 8:58am

Satellite TV for less than $100,000? That’s the deal being offered by in-flight entertainment specialist Flight Display Systems (FDS), an Alpharetta, Ga.-based cabin electronics manufacturer, which last month unveiled an all-new satellite TV system for business airplanes called Ellipse Direct.

September 29, 2006 - 10:21am

Fractional operator Flexjet has increased the seating capacity of its Challenger 604s from nine to 12, creating a four-seat conference grouping in the aft cabin. The company is also introducing satcom and DirecTV programming on all its 604s, as well as reducing the monthly management fees and hourly rates for new Flexjet fractional owners purchasing a 50-hour share in the 604.

September 11, 2006 - 9:37am

Rockwell Collins has announced its new Tailwind 300 satellite-direct television system, which it promotes as “ideal for the super-midsize and larger aircraft.” The system is listed at $200,000 for the hardware, uninstalled.

 
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