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Submission + - iPads work in thin air (flightglobal.com)

tiqui writes: It seems that the Apple engineers made the iPad a bit more durable than one might expect a consumer device to be. The FAA has approved the iPad for certain uses in aircraft cockpits....the testing "included a successful rapid decompression test on the iPad to 51,000ft (15,555m)"

Anything cut to length will be too short.