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United Airlines Hands Out 11,000 iPads To Its Fleet Of Pilots

United Airlines Hands Out 11,000 iPads To Its Fleet Of Pilots

Delta was the first U.S. airline to deploy the iPad, with 22 devices replacing weighty flight bags for a number of its pilots. Now United Airlines is also taking Apple’s device to the skies, but with a slightly larger roll-out that will see 11,000 of the tablets handed out to all United and Continental pilots.

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Delta Pilots Given iPads As ‘Electronic Flight Bags’

Delta Pilots Given iPads As ‘Electronic Flight Bags’

Following the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to allow airlines to use tablets as electronic flight bags, Delta has become the first airline to issue iPads to its pilots for in-flight access to equipment manuals, flight charts, and Wi-Fi.

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