If the demand for passenger cabin power is propelling STC and retrofit growth, so too might the cockpit. Some carriers are considering adopting commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) equipment, such as iPads, for use as electronic flight bags (EFB). To make such a switch, “You have to have a power supply that satisfies the certification requirements of a power supply system for a [portable electronic device], like the passenger has in the back” of the airplane, says ASIG's managing director Luke ...
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