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In this Issue - April 2016

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

Cover story - PEDS and IFE: Smartphones and tablets have become essential entertainment tools in the air. Will they eventually render embedded IFE obsolete?

Entertainment spaces: Designers who have created concepts for alternative entertainment spaces discuss the technical challenges of bringing them to life

Quick-change cabins: Careful planning is needed to create super-flexible cabins that can be converted quickly for different uses

G600 mock-up: The updated G600 mock-up reflects Gulfstream’s focus on customer feedback and cabin flexibility

Electric aircraft: Electric aircraft development is gaining pace, but will the technology ever be applicable in the VIP and business jet market?

ACJ319 completion: ACJC engineered several clever solutions for an Asian customer’s highly customized ACJ319

EBACE preview: Exhibitors reveal the innovations they will highlight at EBACE 2016, to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, on May 24-26

Soft furnishings: Take your pick from the latest leathers, fabrics, carpets and other floor coverings

Pinboard: In this issue the gallery includes a Falcon 2000 modified by West Star and a custom interior developed by Constant Aviation for the Nextant 400XTi, as well as IFE and glass product launches

News in Focus: Duncan Aviation and designer Bruce Shoemaker reveal how they created the first interior for a 1954 Albatross seaplane

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

Design Brief: Aerion discusses its aims for the cabin of the supersonic AS2

Working With: How to make the most of carbon fiber’s strength, versatility and light weight

The Big Question: This new regular feature will tackle contentious issues. We start by asking if the industry does enough to protect the environment

Design Spy: Inspiring designs from other sectors, including the renovated Lanesborough Hotel

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Caroline Larmaraud, the leader of Dassault’s Design Studio in Paris, France, discusses the making of the Falcon 2000LXS demo aircraft, and what unites Falcon customers
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Ian Buchanan of OFPSI discusses the causes and costs of rework to aircraft interior components
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While private and commercial aircraft interiors have historically been very different in their approach to service, layout and design, the divide is blurring, contends Anthony Harcup of Acumen Design Associates
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Mark van Berkel, CEO at TrueNorth Avionics, discusses the impact of PEDs on IFE
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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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