DLD 189: A bunk bed bonanza at AIX 2018

AIX is the place to be for a look at what the future of air travel will be. This year’s show included bunk beds (even in economy!) plus a self-service cookie warmer. And lots of other things way more likely to fly at some point.

Beyond the bunk beds Seth and Jason also talk about:

  • The Peltier effect and how it makes heating and cooling on board all sorts of awesome
  • Making power more accessible at the seat, whether USB-C, wireless or just a lighter, cheaper traditional system
  • Carbon fiber composites in aircraft structures
  • Possibly the best seating cushion material ever made

And, as always, plenty more…

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Seth Miller

I'm Seth, also known as the Wandering Aramean. I was bit by the travel bug 30 years ago and there's no sign of a cure. I fly ~200,000 miles annually; these are my stories. You can connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.