Jeppesen enhances Mobile FliteDeck

Mobile FliteDeck v2.6 user waypoints

OSHKOSH — At this week’s AirVentureJeppesen introduced new features and functionality for Mobile FliteDeck version 2.6, designed to enhance situational awareness and simplify access to flight information.

The iPad-based cockpit solution now features a refreshed iOS 7-based design and provides general and small business aviation pilots with the ability to share flight information between devices.

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iFlightPlanner releases v2.2

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iFlightPlanner revealed at AirVenture that iFlightPlanner for iPad v2.2, the third major update this year to iFlightPlanner for iPad presented by Sennheiser, is now available for download from the App Store. In addition to numerous performance and usability enhancements, v2.2 offers a comprehensive set of high-resolution, georeferenced FAA airport diagrams and instrument approach procedures.

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Lockheed Martin Flight Services approves InReach

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General aviation pilots can now fly safer and get help faster with their inReach satellite communicators linked to Lockheed Martin Flight Services.

DeLorme reported that its inReach satellite communicator is now a supported device for the Lockheed Martin Flight Services Adverse Condition Alerting Service (ACAS) and Surveillance-Enhanced Search and Rescue. Once an inReach device is enrolled in the free program, pilots filing flight plans with Lockheed Martin Flight Services can receive ACAS alerts of any new or modified adverse conditions, such as severe weather or airport closures, which may arise after the pilot has received an initial briefing and filed the flight plan.

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Naviator adds 3D Synthetic Vision for Android devices

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123west Software has released version 3.0 of its aviation app, Naviator, for Android devices. Naviator 3.0 introduces two major features: 3D synthetic vision and obstacle/tower alerts.
The 3D synthetic vision feature builds on Naviator’s existing 2D terrain warnings to present a 3D HUD-like view of the surrounding terrain and obstacles. Terrain above the aircraft is shaded red to warn pilots of potential danger and obstacles (antennas, buildings, etc.) are displayed using their real-world elevations, enabling enhanced situational awareness, according to company officials.

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