As aerospace becomes more connected, the initial focus has been on systems that already communicate, on making better use of data already available and finding ways to get more. The next steps are harder, but potentially even more valuable—connecting systems that today do not traditionally communicate, whether they are inside aircraft or the factory. “What is changing is that [connectivity] used to be in reach only for high-value assets like engines,” says Howard ...

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