Something new in aircraft - iPad instrument panel

Jan. 27, 2011
Here is something you don't see every day. The iCub is basically a Cub clone built around the networking and display of an iPad and an iPhone. The iPad serves as the airplane's main navigation device and also receives and tracks data from the craft's ...

Here is something you don't see every day. The iCub is basically a Cub clone built around the networking and display of an iPad and an iPhone. The iPad serves as the airplane's main navigation device and also receives and tracks data from the craft's engine. The folks at AVweb did a short video tour of the plane at a recent exhibition:

http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/avflash/1823-full.html#204019

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Leland was Editor-in-Chief of Machine Design. He has 34 years of Service and holds a B.S. Engineering from the University of Michigan, a B.S. Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan;, and a MBA from Cleveland State University. Prior to joining Penton, Lee worked as a Communications design engineer for the U.S. Government.

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