rising wrote:I see images of the some the older Airbus A320s jets with the older screens in the flight deck, and was wondering, is the software routinely upgraded/updated, in a similar way all our computers/phones are? I would assume a A320 built in 2018 has had some improvements to the software over a 1997 make? Are routine enhancements to the flight systems/displays etc done, and if so can they be applied to older planes?
Obviously airplanes are a little different than a different year Toyota Camry or iPhone, but I was not sure if/how that worked out of just pure nerd curiosity.
fr8mech wrote:Some computers, such as the FMC or the EGPWS have their databases routinely updated.
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