OSHKOSH — Avidyne Corporation reported at this year’s AirVenture that there is a growing list of compatible third-party applications that can communicate wirelessly with Avidyne’s full line of IFD Series FMS/GPS systems.
The current list of apps includes ForeFlight Mobile, FlightPlanGO, Seattle Avionics FlyQ, AvPlan EFB, Jeppesen Mobile Flight Deck, Cloud Ahoy, and AeroGlass. [Read more…]
Avidyne reports it has received FAA STC approval to activate the integrated WiFi and Bluetooth functionality on the IFD440 and IFD540 FMS/GPS/NAV/COM systems.
The MK10 Bluetooth keyboard allows pilots to wirelessly control their panel-mounted IFD440 or IFD540 systems. [Read more…]
By KEVIN KNIGHT
Competition is a beautiful thing. It keeps pricing honest. It makes everything more interesting. It gives pilots choices: Certified vs. experimental; piston vs. turbine; composite vs. metal; Garmin vs. everyone.
That occurred to me while planning a major panel upgrade for my 1967 Mooney Executive at Pacific Coast Avionics in Oregon this fall. Working in medical technology, I have a strong bias for research that includes technical data and feedback from end users. [Read more…]
Avidyne reported at AirVenture that a new version of its IFD-Series FMS/GPS/NAV/COM PC-based Simulator software is now available for download from the company’s website. The updated PC simulator provides fully-interactive, free-play demonstration capability for the IFD540 and IFD440, including all the features of the recently-certified Release 10.1 IFD software. [Read more…]