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Carlisle Interconnect Technologies to Exhibit Full-Size Display of Ka1717 Platform at Aircraft Interiors Expo 2023

Ka1717 platform is among the nearly 30 products to be displayed by CarlisleIT

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., May 26, 2023 – Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (CarlisleIT), a division of Carlisle Companies (NYSE:CSL), will show its breadth of in-flight entertainment, satellite communications, and interiors interconnect solutions at this year’s Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg, Germany June 6-8. Most notably, among the products to be showcased at CarlisleIT’s exhibit (#4B40) will be a full-sized display of the FlightGear™ Ka1717 SATCOM installation platform.

The display will demonstrate key features of the Ka1717 platform, which is tailored to regional jets, single aisle, and VVIP aircraft to enable connectivity for passengers with high-bandwidth services through the duration of flight. It features a low-profile radome for reduced drag and a simplified adapter plate design to minimize weight, operational costs, and initial investment for operators. CarlisleIT provides customizable installation design, certification services, and kit manufacturing to support the integration of the system equipment provided by ThinKom.

“CarlisleIT has heavily invested in continued innovation in the commercial aviation sector, advancing technology to improve performance and eliminate key connectivity gaps,” said Anis Khemakhem, CarlisleIT Global Director of Sales. “Our lineup of nearly 30 products at AIX will showcase what we see as the current and next generation of satellite communications in aviation.”

In addition to the Ka1717 platform, CarlisleIT will feature a large variety of products and SATCOM installation and interconnect solutions, including wires and cables, high-performance connectors, and RF assemblies. It leads the market in aerospace SATCOM installation solutions, with more than 2,500 installations delivered worldwide.

For more information on the company’s AIX presence or to set up a meeting with a CarlisleIT expert at the show, please contact Jerome Viagas at

About Carlisle Interconnect Technologies
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (CarlisleIT) is one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of high-performance wire and cable, including optical fiber. Since its inception in 1940, the company has grown its product portfolio to include specialty and filtered connectors, contacts, integrated systems and cable assemblies, complex harnesses, racks, avionics trays, and installation kits. In addition to its vast product breadth, CarlisleIT provides customers with a higher level of support by offering engineering and certification services for the demanding environments of the commercial aerospace, military and defense electronics, industrial, test and measurement, and medical industries. For more information, please visit

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