Aeronautical Engineering/DVD/VCD/CD Player with TV Set/Monitor on Planes.
Are DVD/VCD/CD Player with TV Set/Monitor on commercial flights i.e. Local and International facility provided by aircraft carriers ?. viz Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific, Delta airlines, Jet airways, British airways,Singapore airlines,Qatar Airways etc.
The flight passengers on board will be able to watch movies or any other entertainment programs on the TV Monitor set interfaced with DVD/VCD/CD Player. This entertainment program/s on the plane will be operated by the air carrier staff and not by the passengers.
by the Aircraft carrier
Can these cause disturbances to the electronics navigation instruments panels within the plane ?. If yes what type of problems can happen ?.
Awaiting your reply,
Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar
DVD/VCD/CD Player with TV Set/Monitor on commercial flights does not interfere with aeroplane navigational system unline mobiles & satellite phones.
TV/DVD/CD are operated within a closed loop & are isolated, unlike mobiles which transmits radio frequency band signals to/from Cell Towers and Satellites, which may interfere aircraft GPS receivers.
besides, it's interesting to note that FCC (and not the FAA) bans the use of cell phones using the common 800-MHz frequency, as well as other wireless devices, because of the potential threat /interference with the wireless network on the ground. This also clogs the ground network since the signal bounces off of multiple cell towers.
Also, mobile signal interference with aircraft navigation system may apply to only old airplanes with analog systems which may still be vulnerable to interference, but modern airctafts are robust & immune to external signals
However, my own take on this issue is risk prevention, and these cautions are just to keep activities of passengers under control and help prevent hijak / terrorist incidents.
hope it answers ur doubts.....