Advances in information technology are making it possible to cut size, weight and power of avionics
Commercial flight deck design is progressing steadily with improved processors, memory, higher bandwidth data links and networking technology spinning out of the information technology and telecommunications sectors. Avionics specialists say flight deck design is probably five years behind the leading edge of information technology developments, in part because any technology used in cockpits has to be flight qualified and tested. Safety and security requirements are stringent for ...
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