United Continental Holdings deployed 11,000 iPads to all United and Continental pilots, replacing paper flight manuals, a process it hopes to complete by year’s end. Each 1.5 lb. iPad will replace approximately 38 lb. of paper operating manuals, navigation charts, handbooks, checklists, logbooks and weather information. Alaska Airlines announced it has launched a Facebook application, FlyingSocial, allowing users to view a map with photos of their Facebook friends located in cities ...

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