IN BRIEF: Aircraft instrument makers face tough time

Analogue aircraft instrument makers will face an increasingly tough time as digital equipment takes over, market research firm Frost & Sullivan says. Its report predicts that aircraft in the future will rely on global positioning systems to keep on course rather than on ground support.

Analogue aircraft instrument makers will face an increasingly tough time as digital equipment takes over, market research firm Frost & Sullivan says. Its report predicts that aircraft in the future will rely on global positioning systems to keep on course rather than on ground support.