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Dear Norkus

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

Yes, certainly carriers that have chosen to have inflight entertainment installed on their planes have video systems that in no way interfere with the aircraft navigation systems. They can be an option at the factory or installed after market. Some have passenger operated systems and some are only the programs offered on one channel- controlled by the flight attendant- but neither has any impact on navigation.


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