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Delta equipping pilots with Surface 2 electronic flight bags

Monday 30 September 2013 | 20:16 CET | News
Delta Air Lines is equipping its 11,000 pilots with electronic flight bags using the Microsoft Surface 2 tablet. Device rollout to pilots flying the Boeing 757 and Boeing 767 fleets will start later in 2013 and all Delta cockpits are projected to be paperless by the end of 2014. The Surface 2 will run on the Windows RT 8.1 platform and provide flight crews real-time access to essential tools and up-to-date flight-related resources including key charts, reference documents and checklists while saving the airline USD 13 million per year in fuel and associated costs. Delta's electronic flight

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Delta / Microsoft
Countries: United States
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