Thales is proceeding with development of its Pureflyt flight management system (FMS) that is designed to make the most of connectivity and simplify the crew's job during a flightpath change. Pureflyt's first feature is the use of “open-world” data, such as weather updates from a source on the internet. The FMS therefore “sees” weather much further out than the onboard weather radar. To keep the avionics segregated from a potential threat in the open world, ...

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