Cabin Wireless Access Points


The CabinACe-2™ Cabin Wireless Access Point (CWAP) by Astronics CSC is the first commercially available ARINC 628 compliant 802.11ac, Wave 2 product for commercial aircraft wireless environments. The CabinACe-2 CWAP enables the highest capacity performance and efficiency in high-density environments for enhanced connectivity and passenger experience. 

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Product Information

This CWAP is ready for integration into your existing IFEC systems or to use as a starting point for creating your new system. It features a small footprint and low power consumption making it suitable for both linefit and retrofit installations. With a concurrent data rate of 1.73 Gbps in 5 GHz and 800 Mbps in the 2.4 GHz range (aggregated data rate of 2.5 Gbps), the CabinACe-2 delivers best-in-class, next generation performance for your airline passengers.

The CabinACe-2 design leverages the latest state-of-the-art, commercial enterprise-class access point from Aruba Networks, Inc. Utilizing Adaptive Radio Management (ARM) technology, the CWAP automatically assigns channel and power settings, provides airtime fairness, and ensures that the access point remains clear of all radio-frequency (RF) interference sources. ARM combined with active beam forming creates the best possible RF path and optimizes throughput to deliver the most reliable and efficient performance to client devices.

The CabinACe-2 CWAP meets the electrical and mechanical requirements of ARINC 628P1-7. This market leading product solution enables the use of multi-media streaming, gaming, point-of-sale applications, inflight web browsing, and more.

Contact & Support

Astronics CSC

804 S. Northpoint Blvd.
Waukegan, IL, 60085 USA


P: +1.847.244.4500 (Main/Connectivity)