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iPad proving invaluable for Marine Corps aviators

31st May 2011 - 09:37 GMT | by Tony Osborne in Camp Dwyer, Helmand

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USMC aviators in Afghanistan are using iPads loaded up with maps of the southern regions of the country to reduce their workload in the cockpit.

Since November last year, marine pilots have been using iPads and more recently iPad 2s with digital maps, which allow the crews to search out ...

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