Thales has evolved its Avionics 2020 cockpit electronics demonstrator into a still-unnamed conceptual flight deck that will make the most of growing data processing capabilities. Still at a stage where only “technology bricks” have been tested, it will offer a virtual assistant to the pilot. A number of ideas are being explored, such as a Siri-like aide, Thales VP-commercial avionics Peter Hitchcock said. Another possibility would be a system running in the background and ...

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