Avionics

NEXT GENERATION OF IFE&C

Kontron has 30+ years experience building ultra-rugged computing platforms designed for commercial and defense applications, and is uniquely positioned to address the needs of the In flight Entertainment & Connectivity (IFE&C) market. With a thorough understanding of engineering high-performance, mission critical computers deployed in harsh environments, Kontron has a skill set perfectly matched to the needs of the commercial aerospace industry and is the ideal partner to bring your IFE&C system to life.

As a premier supplier of integrated hardware systems for the commercial aerospace industry, products include critical system components to enable in-flight broadband services including: Internet, VPN access, email, multimedia capabilities, video-on-demand, games and additional entertainment choices in a fully-integrated wireless cabin over a broadband air-to-ground or air-to-satellite link.

Learn how to solve the certification, installation & security challenges for the connected aircraft in our Connected Aircraft webinar.

 

Products

Cab-n-Connect™ P100 (coming soon)

Cab-n-Connect™ P100

The Kontron Portable Cab-n-Connect P100 is a powerful wireless streaming platform that is flexible to meet your specific In-Flight Entertainment requirements. The system supports dual ...

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mITX-KBL-S-Q170/H110

mITX-KBL-S-Q170/H110

mITX-KBL-S-Q170/H110 is a Mini-ITX form factor industrial grade motherboard, equipped with 7th Generation Intel® Kaby Lake S-Series Core™ i Processors. It delivers greatly improved ...

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ACE Flight™ 4608

ACE Flight™ 4608

The Kontron ACE Flight 4608 integrates the Intel® Xeon® processor D-1539 (1.6 Ghz) and includes 32 gigabytes (GB) of ECC DDR4 memory and up to 1.6 terabytes (TB) of fixed SATA ...

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Cab-n-Connect™ A100

Cab-n-Connect™ A100

Provides Best-in-Class performance for next-generation HD video streaming for dense multiple client applications on aircraft. The latest 802.11ac technology builds on 802.11n, delivering ...

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ACE Flight™ 4600

ACE Flight™ 4600

The Kontron ACE Flight 4600 is a complete, highly integrated application-ready platform that is specifically designed to meet advanced communication application requirements for Ethernetbased ...

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ACE Flight™ 1600 Gateway Router

ACE Flight™ 1600 Gateway Router

The ACE Flight 1600 Gateway Router is a small form factor, avionics networking platform, purpose built to provide enterprise-class security and connectivity to and throughout the aircraft. ...

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ACE Flight™ 4780 MODMAN (coming soon)

ACE Flight™ 4780 MODMAN

The Kontron ACE Flight 4780 MODMAN integrates the Intel® E3-1505L, 4-Core processor and includes 32 gigabytes (GB) of ECC DDR4 memory and up to 1 terabyte (TB) of ...

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Cabin WiFI System

Cabin WiFI System

The integrated WiFi system solution consists of industry-leading Kontron ACE Flight™ server, removable storage, several Cab-n-Connect™ wireless access points, aircraft installation ...

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ACE Flight™ 904

ACE Flight™ 904

The ACE Flight 904 is a highly scalable, integrated application ready platform, which is based on the COMe module Basic & Compact form factor module (type 6) with a specialized ...

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ACE Flight™ RSSD

ACE Flight™ RSSD

The Removable Solids State Drives (RSSD) are small form factor 2.5" Serial ATA drives that are housed in independent aluminum canisters. This specialized housing is ...

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Cab-n-Connect 802.11n (EOL)

Cab-n-Connect 802.11n

The Cab-n-Connect access point takes advantage of the IEEE 802.11n specification, which increases maximum throughput to wireless clients from 54mbps to over 300mbps. Based on Motorola's ...

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Capabilities

AVIONICS SYSTEM INTEGRATION LAB (SIL)
SIMULATES CABIN WIRELESS NETWORK ENVIRONMENT

Built with the purpose of drastically reducing customer time to system deployment, Kontron’s SIL provides its customers with an advanced, full-simulation testing facility for new avionics in-flight entertainment (IFE) and wireless connectivity technologies.

Offering shielded isolation, the SIL accurately simulates the aircraft cabin wireless network environment to allow characterization of IFE & Connectivity applications prior to actual system installation. A wide range of personal electronic devices are available in the SIL to facilitate performance testing and validation of customer applications.

  • Media Servers
  • Airborne Servers
  • Power Solutions
  • RF Based Systems
  • Wireless Access Points
  • PMA Approved
  • ARINC Compliant
  • RTCA-DO-160 Testing
  • Complex I/O Solutions

 

Application Stories

Airborne Transceiver Server Unit (ATSU)

Airborne Transceiver Server Unit (ATSU)

The ATSU was designed to bring broadband internet connectivity to commercial aircraft. In a single conduction-cooled, 6MCU chassis, AP Avionx/AP Labs ...

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Server Management Unit (SMU) and Modem Data Unit (MDU)

Server Management Unit (SMU) and Modem Data Unit (MDU)

The Server Management Unit and Modem Data Unit are critical elements of Row 44’s satellite-based broadband system that provides in-flight Internet ...

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ATG Communication Unit (AACU)

ATG Communication Unit (AACU)

The AACU provides a high performance air-to-ground (ATG) communication link. The advanced solution incorporates the ATG EV-DO Rev. A radio modem, an ...

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Enhanced Terminal Wireless LAN Unit (eTWLU)

Enhanced Terminal Wireless LAN Unit (eTWLU)

The eTWLU is a small sealed ARINC-763 compliant transceiver that supports multiple high speed wireless protocols. This multi-protocol support enables ...

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