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Gogo and Rockwell Collins bring Airshow Moving Map to business aviation

Posted 6 June 2017 · Add Comment

Moving maps are one of the most popular features of any inflight entertainment system and Gogo Business Aviation and Rockwell Collins bring Airshow moving maps to customers in the business aviation market.

Airshow will now be available to Gogo’s customer base for use in business aviation cabins without the need for additional hardware.

“Understanding flight progress, geographic location and scheduled arrival time is deeply satisfying to travellers of all ages,” said Sergio Aguirre, general manager of Gogo Business Aviation. “Now, with Airshow, passengers can enjoy stunning 3D graphics with amazing geographic detail on their personal devices. It’s a fantastic addition to our lineup of inflight applications.”

For Gogo ATG customers, no additional hardware is required to add Airshow Moving Map, which makes it an easy and cost-effective product extension to further enhance the passenger experience. Simply activate an account with Rockwell Collins and download the Airshow Mobile 2 app – the most advanced 3D moving map application for business aviation.1 Airshow Moving Map fits aircraft of all types and sizes, from turboprops and light jets to the largest VVIP aircraft. 

Key features of the next-generation app, which is optimized for iOS and Android phones and tablets, include:

Detailed, interactive high-definition satellite 3D maps

Multi-touch, gesture-based roaming, zooming and navigation

Customized user display settings and layers, available in portrait or landscape mode

Points of interest pop-up panel with images and captions

Consolidated view of maps and flight information into one display

Multiple viewpoint options including cockpit, pilot head-up display and window seats 

“This collaborative effort with Gogo provides us another avenue for bringing our industry-leading Airshow into the hands of business aircraft passengers,” said Greg Irmen, vice president and general manager, Flight Controls and Information Systems for Rockwell Collins. “Airshow is the most deployed moving map in aviation because of its advanced technology and features that keep passengers and crew interactively connected with their flight experience.”

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