Connected Cockpit: Inflight Internet Access—Safety Tool Or Hazard?
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December 9, 2019 - James Albright for aviationweek.com
When we bought our current airplane, just over 10 years ago, I had a decision to make that I had never faced previously: Do we want access to the internet?
Back then, the system of choice was expensive and slow, but since it would be useful for email and limited downloads, it was still worth considering.
Interestingly, the passengers email and limited downloads, it was still worth considering. Interestingly, the passengers were strongly opposed. They regarded the airplane as their refuge from the world and a chance to unplug for several hours.
While it would have been nice ...
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