flyTab Connects iPad to Larger World

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AIMBy itself, the flyTab Class II iPad EFB is economical technology that makes airline operations more cost efficient and economical. ASIG and its partner, Shadin Avionics, are taking it to the next level with the flyTab Avionics Interface Module (AIM).

Simply put, the AIM translates data communicated via ARINC 429 , MIL-STD 1553,...

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Jetstar Offers iPad-based IFE System

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Jetstar Offers iPad-based IFE System In November 2011, Jetstar, a low-fare airline that serves Australia, New Zealand, and the western rim of the Pacific, introduced an inflight entertainment (IFE) system that displays the latest Hollywood movies, TV shows, music, games, and electronic books and magazines on Apple iPads that passengers rent for $10 to $15 per flight.

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Waiting for NextGen: Possible Progress

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When it comes to developing and implementing the Next Generation Air Transportation System, there is no chicken or egg quandary when listing the impediments it must overcome. Technical challenges and industry acceptance and integration follow the political process that allocates the funds that make the project possible.

Congress...

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