May 2007 Issue

EFB Tablet Flyoff: Samsung is Our Pick

At least for this week. The technology is in constant flux, but with its solid state drive and crisp display, the Q1-SSD edges out Motion Computing and Fujitsu.

If our conversations with fellow pilots are typical, many of us are looking for a practical electronic alternative to paper charts in the cockpit. But it remains an elusive goal, hampered by technology that’s frustratingly close, but not quite there. But how about tablet computers pressed into the electronic flight bag role? We’ve heard about and seen a handful of these. Can they work?

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