Posted on: 18 April 2016 by Mark Howells
StandardAero is to collaborate with FDS Avionics Corp on wireless in-flight entertainment for the business aircraft market.
At the heart of the collaboration is the media platform do CAPSULE, developed by FDS, and forming part of the do EXPERIENCE – a comprehensive array of IFE options including movies, music, TV shows, photos and business productivity tools. Passengers can stream entertainment to tablets, laptops and smart phones – any device with iOS, Android or Windows operating systems."do CAPSULE truly complements StandardAero's cabin interior refurbishment and cabin management upgrades capabilities. Not only does do CAPSULE offer fully licensed and DRM compliant content, the ease of installation also allows for do CAPSULE to be installed at any of StandardAero's four locations: Houston, Texas, Los Angeles, California, Springfield,Illinois, and Augusta, Georgia," said Jerry Sanders, director of Avionics for StandardAero Business Aviation."We are passionate about enhancing the cabin experience for business jet passengers," said Reed Macdonald, FDS' Chief Executive Officer. "StandardAero's global presence and trusted capabilities create a perfect partnership. We are excited to work together to bring the best IFE technology to the market."The new system is anticipated to be compatible for Falcons, Challengers, Hawkers, Learjets or any other type of business aircraft looking for highly detailed moving map and entertainment functionality.