“What Happens Above “(AW&ST Jan. 27, p. 15) is a good commentary about technology-driven changes to sterile cockpits, but it misses the most frightening part of e-tablets being used by pilots on duty. John Croft mentions that these devices “become the personal property of the pilot.” That is a staggering prospect. These tools are meant to host landing charts, troubleshooting guides—all the paper stuff that formerly was stored in a pilot's flight bag. Seems reasonable: Save ...
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