07908042 is referenced by 31 patents and cites 44 patents.

A method for wirelessly communicating data between a plurality of avionics units on an aircraft and a data communication apparatus. The method includes wirelessly communicating download data for one avionics unit from the data communication apparatus to an aircraft data services link in the aircraft; automatically switching a communication path from the aircraft data services link to the avionics unit responsive to the download data; and electronically communicating the download data from the data communication apparatus to the avionics unit via the automatically switched communication path.

Title
Methods and apparatus for wireless upload and download of aircraft data
Application Number
11/187085
Publication Number
7908042 (B2)
Application Date
July 22, 2005
Publication Date
March 15, 2011
Inventor
David R Lee
Renton
WA, US
Jerry L Price
Sammamish
WA, US
Timothy M Mitchell
Seattle
WA, US
Roger R Brinkley
Woodinville
WA, US
Agent
Harness Dickey & Pierce
Assignee
The Boeing Company
IL, US
IPC
G06F 17/00
G01C 23/00
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