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Inflight multimedia moves to a whole new level

Remember when flying was an exercise in isolation, G-rated movies, and mediocre food? Not any more. The meals may not be any better, but inflight entertainment and communications systems are improving fast, and within a few years will rival those in your home and office. "We're bringing the rest of the world into the aircraft," says Jeff Wales, CEO of In-Flight Network, a joint venture of Rockwell Collins and News Corp.

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