Aircraft USB Type-C Power System

Type-C USB Power Delivery System

Future Proof Your Passenger In-Seat Power System

USB Type-C Power Delivery is the emerging charging standard for the latest consumer electronics devices, and it is now available for your aircraft passengers and crew. The Astronics EmPower® USB Type-C charging system provides up to 60 watts of power to charge the latest smartphones, tablets, laptops, headphones, and other Type-C charging-enabled accessories while in flight.

A state-of-the-art topology delivers the most efficient, lightest weight, and smallest form factor Type-C in-seat power system available on the market. The new EmPower system is comprised of an in-seat power system and passenger outlets.

These innovative outlet units are available as a standalone single USB Type-C configuration, dual USB Type-C and USB Type-A configuration (to support legacy devices) and a dual 110VAC and USB Type-C combination outlet unit.

Passengers and crew can charge and enjoy full use of the latest technology consumer devices, leaving the hassle of the power adapters at home. Airlines will enhance the passenger experience with this new technology while future proofing their investment.

Output Power:

  • +28VDC output from power supply
  • Up to 60W at each outlet unit


  • > 50,000 plug cycles

Safety Features:

  • Over/under voltage protection
  • Over current protection
  • Built-in over temperature sensing
Type-C Power Supply and Outlets

For More Information

For more information on USB Type-C aircraft charging systems, or to request a quote, contact sales.