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lol an ipad 2. it's like buying an i7 for a computer to use for excel, word etc. why not just develop their own durable tablet, black and white screen. much reliable and much cheaper

Wire diagrams, fuels diagrams, just diagrams in general. a T.O has a lot more than just text. Here is an example of the T.O's for a regular, unmodified C-130
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cwdfC.jpg Non-slick.

A tablet would do wonders. Too bad I'm not in AMC frown.gif
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The USMC have been using iPads for nearly a year in the combat zone:
http://www.marines.mil/unit/mcascherrypoint/Pages/SemperFiPadMarineCorpsaviatorsusepopulartabletinAfghanistan.aspx#.Tzk5sVyXRM4

I'm pretty sure the USAF will be just fine with them as well.
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You would think this functionality would already be built into the aircraft.
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well confirmed. my sister brings her ipad2 home today from her middle school handig out 500 of them.

that's a big budget for a middle school.....must be from all the drug money seized by the local PD. lol
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well confirmed. my sister brings her ipad2 home today from her middle school handig out 500 of them.
that's a big budget for a middle school.....must be from all the drug money seized by the local PD. lol

Thats great! but now I want to see $5 school books, since they don't have to print anything! .................But wait, they will still cost the same at the paper ones! School books are one of the biggest rip-off's i've ever seen. People talk about Apple as being a bad company, these books companies make them look like the brady bunch.
"We just came out with a new edition, we changed a few words around and re-arranged chapters, added a few current pictures. The old version is obsolete now and is worthless. You'll have to buy this one". Shame on school districts for allowing themselves to be hustled by these book slinging thugs. There is no reason to come out with a new edition every year. Once every 8 years is sufficient.
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