Technology in the Skies
In August, United Airlines announced that they would be deploying 11,000 iPads to pilots to be used for paperless navigation charts. You can read the press release here.
In the article, among other claims, United Airlines claims that the use of iPads will increase the level of safety on flights.
Do you believe that iPads in the cockpit will increase safety for pilots and passengers? Do you agree with the safety claim or any other claim regarding the introduction of iPads? Do you think it’s a good idea?
Have you heard of iPads being used in any other interesting or innovative ways or in industries or settings that you might not have thought an iPad would be helpful?