Rockwell Collins and Gogo to deliver Airshow® Moving Map to business aviation

Rockwell Collins and Gogo to deliver Airshow® Moving Map to business aviation
 
ORLANDO – NBAA (Nov. 1, 2016) - Rockwell Collins and Gogo® have entered into an agreement to expand the availability of Rockwell Collins’ industry-leading Airshow® Moving Map into the business aviation market segment. Rockwell Collins will license its Airshow Mobile application to Gogo for business aviation cabin solutions.
 
“Airshow continues to spread its wings across the aviation industry as the No. 1-used moving map application, and since making it a mobile application that personalizes the passenger experience, its popularity is exponentially increasing,” said Greg Irmen, vice president and general manager, Flight Controls and Information Systems for Rockwell Collins. “Working with Gogo gives us another great channel to market for Airshow, and an opportunity for us to help Gogo provide its customers with more options to deliver the information they want.”
 
“Gogo is focused on meeting the needs of our customers and continues to expand the breadth of third-party applications it offers on business aviation aircraft to provide a suite of services for business travelers,” said Sergio Aguirre, general manager of Gogo Business Aviation. “Airshow is one of the most popular apps in the market and is a nice addition to our lineup of applications.”
 
Rockwell Collins’ Airshow Mobile solution has been optimized for iOS® and Android devices to deliver real-time flight information to passengers, including these features:
 
  • Interactive roaming, zooming and navigation of the globe
  • High-resolution Landsat satellite imagery map set
  • Unique, interactive panoramic and pilot heads-up display views
 
Airshow Mobile will be offered by Gogo in the second quarter of 2017.
 
About Rockwell Collins
Rockwell Collins is a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative aviation and high-integrity solutions for both commercial and government applications. Our expertise in flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, simulation and training, and information management is delivered by a global workforce, and a service and support network that crosses more than 150 countries. To find out more, please visit www.rockwellcollins.com.
 
About Gogo
With more than two decades of experience, Gogo is the leader in in-flight connectivity and wireless entertainment services for commercial and business fleets around the world. Gogo connects aircraft, providing its airlines partners with the world’s most powerful network and platform to help optimize their operations.  Gogo’s superior technologies, best-in-class service, and global reach help planes fly smarter, airlines partners perform better, and their passengers travel happier.
 
Today, Gogo has partnerships with 16 commercial airlines and has installed in-flight connectivity technology on more than 2,800 commercial aircraft. More than 7,000 business aircraft are also flying with its solutions, including the world's largest fractional ownership fleets. Gogo also is a factory option at every major business aircraft manufacturer.  Gogo has more than 1,000 employees and is headquartered in Chicago, Ill., with additional facilities in Broomfield, Colo., and various locations overseas. Connect with us at www.gogoair.com and business.gogoair.com
 
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