Ace Flight™ 4609

High Performance Avionics Server
Coming soon
  • ARINC 600 4MCU, Air-Flow-Through with Front Removable Storage
  • Intel® i7-1370PRE, 14-Cores with 64GB DDR5 IBECC RAM
  • L2+ Managed Ethernet Switch
  • 5G/LTE Cellular Modem for global coverage
  • DO-160G qualified and OEM Line-Fit ready
  • Backward compatible with previous generation of Ace Flight™ Servers

Ace Flight™ 4609

The Kontron Ace Flight™ 4609 integrates the Intel® 13th Generation Raptor Lake P-Series i7-1370PRE processor (1.9 GHz), includes 64 gigabytes (GB) of IBECC DDR5 memory, 4 terabytes (TB) of fixed NVMe SSD storage and one removable SDD with up to 30TB of storage.

It supports extensive connectivity and bandwidth with features including a 5G/LTE modem for global access, a L2+ managed Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) Switch with 10x 2.5GBase-T Ports, 6 Rx (fixed), 1 Tx/Rx (Configurable) ARINC 429 channels and 2 x Coax antenna connections for diversity.

Its rugged 4MCU air flow through design meets harsh environmental aircraft requirements in a low power and lightweight unit. Bringing datacenter-grade performance to commercial aircraft, the Ace Flight™ 4609 is a complete, highly integrated application-ready platform specifically designed to meet sophisticated communication application requirements.

This powerful server is the optimal platform for a comprehensive range of flight information systems including crew and passenger web servers, flight maintenance or manifest servers, connectivity servers, wireless content servers, In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) servers, and software virtualization.


Form Factor 4MCU per ARINC 600, air flow-through
Processor Intel® i7-1370PRE, 14-Cores (6 P-Cores @ 1.9GHz / 8 E-Cores @ 1.2GHz), Intel® Iris Xe Graphics
Security TPM 2.0
Operating System Linux™ Ubuntu 22.04, LTS; Support for other Linux distributions and Windows® Server
Operating System SGOS Middleware
Ethernet L2+ Managed Ethernet Switch
10x 2.5GBase-T Ethernet Ports on ARINC 600 Connector
Wireless connectivity 5G/LTE modem for global access
Frontpanel 1 Front accessible SIM slot (“2FF” / Mini-SIM), 1 eSIM
Storage 1x Removable and Hot Plug Solid State Drive (RSSD), capacity up to 30TB (Ordering Option)
4TB of Fixed Storage (2x NVMe SSD, 2TB each)
Audio 2 Channel Audio Outputs
USB USB 2.0 on ARINC 600 Connector, can be used for interfaces to Aircraft Personality Module (APM) or USB 2.0 devices
Frontpanel USB 2.0, USB 3.0, RS-232(switch & processor), RJ45 (Ethernet), LED for Power On, System Operation and Modem Link Status
Weight 14 lbs (Approx)
Dimensions (H x W x D) 4.88" (124 mm) W x 7.62" (194 mm) H x 12.7" (322 mm) D



General Safety Instruction
[ general-safety-instructions.pdf, 560.72 KB, Jan.04.2021 ]


Ace Fleet Connect AF4609
[ ace-fleet-connect-datasheet.pdf, 285.53 KB, May.27.2024 ]

SGOS Middleware AF4609
[ sgos-datasheet.pdf, 678.12 KB, May.27.2024 ]


Kontron Services Brochure
[ kontron-services-brochure.pdf, 8.9 MB, Dec.17.2020 ]


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