Kontron Cabin Wireless Access Point PMA Streamlines Commercial Uptake

By Juliet Van Wagenen | October 26, 2016
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[Avionics Magazine 10-26-2016] The FAA has awarded Kontron’s Cab-n-Connect A100 Cabin Wireless Access Point (CWAP) its Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) supplement for multiple aircraft models including Boeing 737-700, 737-800, 767-200, 767-300, Airbus A330-300, A320-200, and Embraer ERJ 190-100. Kontron is a provider of Embedded Computing Technology (ECT).

In receiving the FAA’s PMA Supplement, Kontron is certified to use the Cab-n-Connect on aircraft, which streamlines their deployment in commercial aircraft installations worldwide.

According to the company, the Cab-n-Connect A100 is designed to deliver next-generation HD video streaming capabilities for dense multiple client applications on aircraft. It features 802.11ac technology supplying increased data throughput compared to 802.11n-based equipment.

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