Astronics introduces new wireless charging module

Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO), a provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace, defense and semiconductor industries, has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems (AES), is introducing a wireless charging module (WCM) to enable passengers to charge the latest personal electronic devices (PEDs) wirelessly while on board an aircraft, the company said.

Optimized for aircraft, this innovative product provides safe, fast, wireless charging for devices, such as smartphones. The WCM easily integrates into the cabin environment with placement options in passenger seats, furniture or galleys, and provides an industry-leading output of up to 15W in support of quick charging enabled devices. Through innovative technology, Astronics´ design ensures a wide placement radius for the PED to receive the charge, making it user-friendly.

Located in Kirkland, Washington, Astronics AES is an industry-leading manufacturer of aircraft electrical power systems, including power generation and distribution. For more details on aircraft electrical power, visit