posted on April 08, 2013 14:31
iPads, GPS, and their smart phone cousins have become a familiar part of our daily lives including airplane and helicopter cockpits. Much can be said for the advantages that these devices can bring to our operations. Technically, they can replace our paper charts, display weather, file flight plans, and provide real time GPS data and more. Unfortunately, the addition of these new devices can present a steep learning curve and should be approached carefully in order to prevent it from becoming a fatal distraction rather than an asset.
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