With more than 37 million aircraft flying worldwide each day, the safety and efficiency of the skies require a secure and reliable network. However, there are misperceptions within the aviation industry about the networking and flight-deck connectivity mechanisms that enable aviation Big Data and information management.

Aviation is a high-integrity industry, and operations have necessarily developed around assumptions of security and assured end-to-end performance. New solutions that don’t deliver on these assumptions could lead to a disruptive and expensive dead-end for the entire aviation ecosystem.

In this recent Avionics magazine article, our senior vice president of Information Management Services, David Nieuwsma, explores the evolution of flight deck connectivity and lays out the facts about three persistent myths.