Jeppesen simplifies Mobile FliteDeck IFR subscriptions

At this year’s AirVenture,  Jeppesen introduced a new structure for Mobile FliteDeck data subscriptions, to simplify the flying experience for general aviation pilots.

Pilots using Mobile FliteDeck on iPad now have 10 global coverage options for IFR navigation data services offered at a lower price point, including full U.S. coverage available for a $299 annual subscription.

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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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Think Global Flight reveals winners of Jeppesen Give-Away

Chris Beger

Pilots Chris Beger and Kevin Kochersberger have been named the recipients of the 2014 Jeppesen Give-Away through Think Global Flight.

The two are eligible to choose from one of two Jeppesen training packages valued at approximately $500-$900.

Jeppesen’s generous support helped fuel the excitement created as the Think Global Flight Crew travels the globe promoting education and inspiring students, according to Capt. Judy Rice.

The project has succeeded in generating more than $900,000 toward the $1 million needed to accomplish the mission, she added.

Chris Beger

Chris Beger

More than 20,000 students and teachers are participating across the globe, in 25 countries and 31 U.S. states.

Beger shared, “Science, Technology, Engineering, Math — the big four. The world is truly becoming a smaller place and to improve our lives and environment we must become more educated and embrace new ideas and technologies with the same fearless ambitions as our ancestors. It’s really simple. Education promotes openness and freedom. The world needs this.”

Kevin Kochersberger

Kevin Kochersberger

Kochersberger added, “Having been selected as the pilot for the Centennial of Flight celebration on Dec 17, 2003, and having logged time in Wright gliders and powered machines, I am aware of the impact that big aviation events like Think Global Flight can have on motivating youth to achieve high goals. Today, as a professor of mechanical engineering at Virginia Tech, I see the benefit of starting that spark of technical interest at a young age, and I applaud Think Global Flight and Jeppesen for reaching around the world to unleash that potential today.”

For more information: ThinkGlobalFlight.org, Jeppesen.com