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Old Dec 26, 09, 1:03 pm
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Originally Posted by bmvaughn View Post
If so, that would be a major blow to the IPTE program and has the possibility to delay the 777 upgrades... not sure they'd want to install IFE on these planes until a new software is released which could take awhile.

Do you really think disabling a function is going to take a while?

These systems are highly programmable, and it's probably just a matter of removing it from the menu system.

The older systems may be more difficult to program than the newer ones because they're the ones most likely to be hard-coded. Doesn't the 777 seat have a map button, for example?
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