Avionics makers, recognizing the phenomenal popularity of inexpensive, go-anywhere, tablet-based applications, have been feverishly developing ways to bring iPads and Adroid-based "post-PC" mobile OS tablet computers into business aircraft cockpits. Pilots, eager to replace their weighty flight bags and cumbersome laptops are enthusiastically adopting them. Electronic flight bags, though still popular, will likely give way to the even lighter tablets since they feature longer battery ...

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