The older and larger Surface Pro 3 tablet has already been deployed by a number of airlines for pilots to use in the cockpit, Now the newer and smaller Surface 3 is finding a place in the air as well. Microsoft has announced that SkyWest, Inc will deploy the 10.8-inch tablet, with Windows 10 installed, for use by 7,500 pilots at its ExpressJet and SkyWest Airlines.
Microsoft also revealed that the Surface 3 has now been pre-approved for any airline who want to get approval from the Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency to use the tablet as an Electronic Flight Bag:
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