Jeppesen teams with Pacific Coast Avionics

Posted on July 17th, 2013 by

Jeppesen and Pacific Coast Avionics now offer Jeppesen’s NavData and charting information in bundled service options. Continue Reading →

ForeFlight introduces digital visual navigation charts in Canada

Posted on July 10th, 2013 by

ForeFlight has unveiled the availability of digital navigation charts and information for Canada. Continue Reading →

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iFlightPlanner enhanced

Posted on June 13th, 2013 by

All iFlightPlanner.com maps, including the VFR and IFR charts available at iFlightPlanner.com/AviationCharts and those found in the Flight Wizard, now feature vertical airspace profiles and a redesigned mapping interface with full-screen viewing capability. Continue Reading →

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Become a ForeFlight expert with Sporty’s new training course

Posted on May 15th, 2013 by

If you’ve resisted using the ForeFlight app fearing a steep learning curve, Sporty’s has a new training program that’s full of basic how-to. Continue Reading →

Enhanced Search & Rescue Service for general aviation released

Posted on May 9th, 2013 by

Lockheed Martin has released new updates to its Flight Services automation system and Pilot Web Portal. The Surveillance-Enhanced Search and Rescue service (SE-SAR) allows Lockheed Martin to automatically monitor flights and determine if aircraft stop moving, stop reporting their position,... Continue Reading →

New features, ADS-B weather for AOPA’s FlyQ iPad Electronic Flight Bag

Posted on May 1st, 2013 by

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has just made the FlyQ EFB (electronic flight bag), an in-cockpit iPad application, smarter with the release of version 1.1. New features include Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) in-flight weather with support for the... Continue Reading →

Flight Guide adds ADS-B in-flight weather

Posted on March 7th, 2013 by

The Flight Guide iEFB (v5.0.4) has added ADS-B in-flight weather via Sky Radar single and dual band units from Radenna. Larry Garcia, owner of Airguide Publications said, “Flight Guide iEFB now displays live color coded weather and data such as NEXRAD, AIRMETs, SIGMETs, TFRs and Winds Aloft as... Continue Reading →

IMC Club partners with iFlightPlanner

Posted on February 28th, 2013 by

The IMC Club and iFlightPlanner have formed a new strategic partnership that will result in the availability of “enhanced resources for pilots who are committed to maintaining the highest standards of instrument flying proficiency,” according to officials. Continue Reading →

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Garmin expands global aviation charting capabilities

Posted on December 13th, 2012 by

Garmin has released its European VFR and IFR charts for the aera 795/796 aviation portable GPS, with VFR data sourced directly from Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS). Continue Reading →

GA prepares for Super Bowl

Posted on December 2nd, 2012 by

As NFL teams prepare for the final push to the playoffs, pilots, air traffic control officials, and airport operators are making their own Super Bowl XLVII plans. According to a report at AOPA.org, airports in and around New Orleans are... Continue Reading →