Editorial

December 2010 Issue

First Word: December 2010

SO LONG TO THE HSI NEEDLE

As we report on page 18 of this issue, those days aren’t just behind but are rapidly receding. While we weren’t looking—and it seems like we’re always looking—the market hit an inflection point for glass panel upgrades. We’ve hit the perfect mix of price, capability, demand and customer preference to ignite a downturn in the desirability of mechanical needles in legacy airplanes.

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