Microsoft’s Surface 2 tablets can now be used as part of airline pilots’ electronic flight bags — replacing paper maps and manuals.
Microsoft’s director of Surface Cyril Belikoff said Surface 2 tablets have achieved Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorisation for Class 1 or 2 electronic flight bag projects.  Airlines are looking at using tablets to cut weight (paper manuals are heavy) while keeping information up to date.
Read more: ZDNet

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