Linux powers small plane “glass cockpit”

Staying on the subject of linux, according to

FSMLabs reports that its real-time Linux distribution was used by Blue Mountain Avionics to build an electronic flight information system (EFIS) or “glass cockpit” for experimental aircraft. The EFIS/One offers dozens of solid-state instruments, digital autopilot, an air data computer, and a built-in flight recorder.

Here’s the full article with many nice pics. Click the pic below, that device goes for around $15,000. Nice gadget!

Linux Cockpit from fsmlabs

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