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FAA bans pilots' personal use of electronic devices in cockpit

New rule prohibits non-essential use of laptops, cell phones, and other electronic devices to prevent crew member distraction during flights.

By February 11, 2014

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Microsoft's Surface 2 cleared for takeoff in cockpit

The tablet has been approved by the FAA for pilots use in all phases of air travel, lightening their flight bag and offering airlines an iPad alternative.

By February 11, 2014

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Audi gives early look at 2015 TT cockpit

Audi used CES 2014 as the venue to show off what it calls the Virtual Cockpit for the as-yet unrevealed 2015 TT model.

By January 7, 2014

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Audi Virtual Cockpit for TT revealed at CES 2014 (pictures)

Audi used CES 2014 as a forum to show off the Virtual Cockpit technology it developed for the upcoming TT model update.

11 Images January 7, 2014

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Dad's perfect gift for son: A 737 cockpit simulator in his bedroom

Laurent Aigon knew exactly what his kid wanted. So, despite not being a pilot himself -- nor an engineer -- he orders the parts online and begins to build.

By July 28, 2013

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Hyundai Genesis concept features eye-tracking, gesture-controlled cockpit (pictures)

Dubbed the HCD-14 Genesis concept, this highly stylized sedan previews the future of Hyundai's large premium sedan.

13 Images By January 14, 2013

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FAA gives nod to iPads in cockpits for American Airlines

The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the airline's use of Apple's tablet by pilots as a way of replacing unwieldy and hard-to update paper manuals. American will start using iPads in all phases of flights operations this Friday, according to ZDNet.

By December 13, 2011

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United Airlines switching to iPads in the cockpit

Company is swapping out thousands of pages of flight manuals carried by pilots in favor of Apple's tablet. The weight drop is expected to save 326,000 gallons of jet fuel a year.

By August 23, 2011

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iPads could replace paper charts in airline cockpits

A Colorado company develops an iPad app that will deliver electronic aeronautical charts to airline cockpits, and some airlines are testing tablet use in the cockpit.

By March 7, 2011

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A panoramic peek inside the Airbus A380 cockpit

The largest commercial passenger plane in history has an extremely modern cockpit.

By January 28, 2008