Astronics Introduces New Ambient Lighting for Aircraft Cabins

Industry’s Most Flexible, Consistently Colored Wash Lighting
Highlights Cabin and Seat Elements

EAST AURORA, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
Astronics
Corporation
(Nasdaq: ATRO), a leading provider of advanced
technologies for global aerospace, defense, and other mission-critical
industries, introduced the new Nuancia
RGBW Strip Lights
to provide flexible illumination options for
aircraft seats and cabins. With this system, aircraft manufacturers and
airlines can program mood-lighting systems to accommodate more than 16
million colors, create preset color scenarios, and present color changes.

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Astronics is introducing its new Nuancia strip lighting for ambient aircraft cabin lighting. (Photo: ...

Astronics is introducing its new Nuancia strip lighting for ambient aircraft cabin lighting. (Photo: Business Wire)

Offered by Astronics PGA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Astronics
Corporation, this product serves emerging lighting trends in aircraft
cabin designs and upgrades. “There is a significant increase in ambient
lighting interest from airlines and aircraft OEMs, so to service our
customers, we’ve taken our existing ultra-reliable lighting products and
re-engineered them to provide the industry’s smallest bend radius and
closest set LEDs for a flexible, consistent color experience,” explained
Fabrice Berthelot, President of Astronics PGA. “The possibilities for
exciting new cabin lighting designs are immense.”

Nuancia is the first cabin lighting product offering customizable
lengths from 100 millimeter (mm) to 2,500 mm and with LEDs placed in 50
mm increments, which reduces gaps between lights for a smooth,
continuous color wash.

At only 6 mm thick and with a 50 mm bend radius, Nuancia is the most
flexible product available to illuminate the cabin environment –
ceilings, alcoves, seats, walls, windows, and more. Customers can
install Nuancia in straight or curved applications, via multiple
mounting methods, to highlight the cabin without any hot spots. A
dedicated lighting management system controls the strip lights to ensure
smooth transitions between lighting phases for various airplane
operations, such as takeoff, meal service, or inflight entertainment
time. The system uses red, green, blue, and white (RGBW) LED technology
to deliver the industry’s most comprehensive set of color choices with
options for a range of white lights, from cool to warm settings.

Astronics will display the new Nuancia lights in Stand 3B30 at the
upcoming Aircraft Interiors Expo, April 2-4, in Hamburg Germany.

Astronics PGA provides innovative cabin technology solutions including
in-seat motion systems, lighting systems, and cabin management systems
(CMS) for business, VIP, and commercial aviation. Within commercial
aviation, approximately 6,000 seats per year are equipped with its seat
motion and lighting systems on more than 80 airlines, making Astronics
PGA the largest supplier of these systems for super-first, first, and
business class seats. For more details on aircraft seat motion and
lighting systems, visit Astronics.com.

ABOUT ASTRONICS CORPORATION

Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world’s aerospace,
defense and other mission-critical industries with proven, innovative
technology solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers,
integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures,
interiors, and test technologies to solve complex challenges. For 50
years, Astronics has delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with
exceptional responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers,
airlines, military branches, completion centers and Fortune 500
companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

For more information on Astronics and its solutions, visit Astronics.com.

Note to editors: Astronics will display the Nuancia at AIX April
2-4 in Stand 3B30. Please schedule your appointment for a briefing by
emailing
press@astronics.com.

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Company Contact
Astronics PGA
Patrice Delanne
VP
Sales and Marketing
patrice.delanne@pga-avionics.com
+33
254 355 029

Media Relations
Astronics Corporation
Michelle
Manson
Corporate Marketing
press@astronics.com
+1.425.463-6603

Source: Astronics Corporation

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