Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) Subcommittee Meeting Report. Meeting held February 4-6, 2020, in Clearwater, Florida.
The EFB Subcommittee was hosted by GE Aviation in Clearwater, Florida. At this meeting, the subcommittee focused on the development of:
- ARINC Project Paper 679: Aircraft Server, Communications, and Interface Standard. This specification will define data storage requirements, file server and application server functions, and broadband communication capabilities of an EFB server.
- Supplement 8 to ARINC Specification 834: Aircraft Data Interface Function (ADIF) updates the existing and will include Avionics Data Broadcast Protocol (ADBP) improvements.
- ARINC Project Paper 834A: Aircraft Data Interface Function (ADIF) will define a new Application Programming Interface (API) between crew device applications executing on an EFB (for direct use by flight, cabin, and maintenance crew) and the aircraft avionics systems.