Since the Wright brothers' first flight, the aviation industry has been advancing at an unprecedented rate. But it has always been a step behind other sectors in some areas, for safety and security reasons. Engineers are only allowed to apply well-matured technologies thoroughly trialed in different industries. Civil aviation, especially from the IT and IT security perspective, is a bit like Debian among the Linux operating systems. It does not always include all the latest inventions, but it aims to be safe and very stable in return.
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