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2011-08-09 07:03:00

DENVER, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MyGoFlight, a company focused on the iPad In Motion(TM) for aviators, introduced the iPad Sport(TM) series for both kneeboard and cockpit- mounted uses. This augments a product line that includes the iPad Kneeboard Pro(TM), external GPS devices, iPad Flight Bags, and accessories like in-flight power adapters, anti-glare screen protection, night vision pens, RAM mounts and the like. "The iPad Kneeboard Pro was launched last year and has been very...

2011-06-18 00:01:05

ASiQ Limited, the developers of the patented in-flight SafeCell mobile phone system, announced today that they have developed an iPad Bluetooth App that can overcome the problems associated with the use of Wi-Fi in aircraft cockpits. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) June 17, 2011 ASiQ Limited, the developers of the patented in-flight SafeCell mobile phone system, announced today that they have developed an iPad Bluetooth App that can overcome the problems associated with the use of Wi-Fi in...

2011-05-27 10:00:00

SEATTLE, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing effort to use technology to enhance flight safety, improve efficiency and protect the environment, Alaska Airlines is issuing iPad tablet computers to its pilots. The 1 1/2-pound iPads replace up to 25 pounds of paper flight manuals that pilots are required to carry when they fly. The iPads are being distributed to all Alaska Airlines pilots, a process that will be complete by mid-June. This follows a successful trial by 100...

2011-04-19 06:59:00

ORLANDO, Fla., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) is introducing simulated Electronic Flight Bag (simEFB) hardware for flight simulator training devices at the World Aviation Training Conference and Tradeshow (WATS) this week in Orlando, Fla. The new hardware will enhance the quality and efficiency of flight training for Boeing Next-Generation 737 and 777 models. Compared to an airplane component, simEFB hardware uploads customized data faster, is purchased and maintained at...

2011-03-06 19:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) at this week's Asian Aerospace will showcase commercial aircraft solutions including electronics, interior components and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) locations specific to the region. Asian Aerospace 2011 takes place March 8 - 10 at Asia World-Expo in Hong Kong. Goodrich (booth 5G23) will showcase its advanced SmartDisplay(TM) Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) which serves as the cornerstone for advanced...

2011-02-11 11:38:00

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeppesen today announced that Executive Jet Management has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration to use the Jeppesen Mobile TC App for iPad as an alternative to paper aeronautical charts. The authorization allows Executive Jet Management to use iPad and the Jeppesen Mobile TC App as the sole reference for electronic charts, even during taxi, takeoff and landing. Executive Jet Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of...

2011-02-01 13:00:00

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Row 44, Inc., provider of the world's leading in-flight broadband platform, announced today that the company has hired longtime Southwest Airlines operations-technology professional and innovator Doug Murri. In his 16 years with Southwest, Murri designed, led and implemented several key business-system and technology initiatives. The recipient of Southwest's 2005 President's Award, Murri led the airline's implementation for mission...


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