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Connected flight decks

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PEDs and connectivity promote efficiency and safety. By Shannon Forrest President, Turbine Mentor ATP/CFII. Challenger 604/605, Gulfstream IV, MU2B ForeFlight can display ground and airborne traffic using ADS-B or an Internet-based signal. The output can be delivered to an iPad or other portable device in the cockpit. ommonly, connectivity and Wi-Fi are used as interchangeable […]

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Connected aircraft and cybersecurity

Professional Pilot
Aviation meets business needs in a complex operating environment with sophisticated technology, innovation, and cybersecurity measures. By Don Van Dyke ATP/Helo/CFII, F28, Bell 222. Pro Pilot Canadian Technical Editor Systems and infrastructure supporting connected aircraft can be terrestrially- or satellite-based. Major satellite operators include Inmarsat, Iridium, and Viasat. Achieving inflight Internet is a complicated feat, […]

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