Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) Subcommittee Meeting Report. Meeting held July 27-29, 2021, Virtual Meeting.
The EFB Subcommittee continued development of the following ARINC Standards:
- 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.
- ARINC Project Paper 834A: Internet Protocol Based 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.
- ARINC Project Paper 8xx: Guidance for Wireless Use of COTS Crew Devices.
The EFB Subcommittee will continue drafting efforts via monthly online meetings.
The next Electronic Flight Bag Subcommittee meeting is scheduled for August 24, 2021.