Re: SR111 entertainment system?

Date:         06 Jan 2000 01:26:29 
From:         Matthias Bludau <>
Organization: Customer of UUNET Deutschland GmbH, Dortmund, Germany
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Robert Dorsett wrote:
> The October 4 issue of Aviation Week notes, page 23, that
> the previous week the FAA banned the type of system in use
> on SR111 in US-registered MD-11s.  The system is an
> In-Flight Entertainment Network System, built by
> Interactive Flight Technologies of Phoenix.  The
> article notes that all installed systems (15) have been
> deactivated.

Considering the way the SWR MD-11 entertainment system went into those
aircraft, this approach seems to be a little bit odd to me.