The Apple iPad was launched over the Easter weekend and we at Flightglobal have been discussing how we could use it.
She recommends reading a post by SimplyFlying's Shisham Nigam who doesn't think the iPad will replace or kill IFE, but could be a strong complement, with a number of airlines just going iPad-only.
One hundred years ago this week Flight reported on a de Havilland aircraft crash. Have a look at the article showing pictures of the wreckage of a Havilland I "denoting the inadequacy, as regards strength, of this 850-lb machine". And see some general arrangement diagrams of flyer silhouettes from a show at Olympia.
FlightBlogger broke news that Gulfstream is developing "clean sheet successors to its G450 and G550 large-cabin business jets, incorporating concepts and systems designed for its flagship G650." Although Gulfstream declined to comment, saying the company "does not comment on new programs or rumors of new programs until it is ready to announce a program publicly."