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In this Issue - January 2016

The January 2016 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:

Cover story – Seat design challenge: Designers present their visions for business/VIP aircraft seating in 2025, and explore the technological hurdles that lie ahead

SexyJet: A first-time aircraft owner and beach tennis afficionado makes an entrance into the charter market with a colorful design that will turn heads

IFEC reliability: With VIPs and business executives expecting to be able to use IFEC at all times, reliability and ease of maintenance are vital goals in these systems’ development

Aircraft certification: Certifying a business jet interior is a huge undertaking – but there are ways to make the process more efficient without compromising safety

Comlux ACJ320: Close collaboration and client involvement led to the creation of an ACJ320 that revolves around the client’s work and family life

Market forecast: Business jet build rates have largely stabilized from the downturn in 2008 and strong growth is forecast across the interiors industry

Pinboard: Feast your eyes on a host of BBJ cabins – courtesy of Greenpoint Technologies, BizJet International, Mahler Industrial Design and Associated Air Center – plus the latest product launches and luxurious finishing touches

News in Focus: TAG Aviation Farnborough Maintenance Services reveals all the details of a recent Rockwell Collins CMS installation on a Global Express

Completions Roundup: This quarter’s announcements from completion centers around the world

Design Brief: Tangerine debuts a futuristic cabin involving electrochromic glass and a landscaped floor

Design Brief: Space and light were Pierrejean Design Studio’s main concerns on this wide-body design

Working With: An artisan and a designer reveal their ideas on getting the most from a hugely popular VIP material – leather

Supplier showcase: The latest product news and case studies from our advertisers

Design Spy: Inspiring designs from other sectors that show the potential of mosaics – including a kaleidoscopic restaurant in Indonesia

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Arnaud Martin, executive vice president of Comlux The Aviation Group, explains why the company is teaming up with Texel Air to offer line maintenance, cabin upgrades and refurbishment services in the Middle East
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Catherine Barber, color, material and finish consultant at Acumen Design Associates, discusses the overlap between VIP and commercial aircraft design, and highlights her favorite trends
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Shannon Gill, director of business development at MSB, discusses what customers expect from business jet tables
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Tom Toomey, business development director at PacMin, explains how the model-builder is harnessing 3D projection technology in collaboration with Blue Sky CGI
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Max Pardo, co-founder and managing director of LightBox, reflects on trends in 3D visualization
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