Approach Systems has released the third generation of its Approach Integrated Cockpit Software (APIC). The unit combines the power of advanced glass cockpit functionality with the latest in satellite weather and GPS navigation for handheld, tablet, laptop and panel-mounted systems.
APIC features include primary flight display, moving map, 2D-terrain depiction, terrain awareness and avoidance, VNAV vertical lookahead terrain, horizontal situation and VOR indicators. The unit also features Satellite Weather imagery and integration with the moving map including TAF, Metar, Radar, Lightning Strikes, Airmets, Sigmets, and TFR information (requires XM WxWorx Bluetooth or USB and subscription). The unit also features nearest ATIS, flight plans and flight planning including GOTO, airport search function including restaurant and self-serve fuel indicators, a GPS altimeter and airspeed indicator and satellite connection indicator.
For a limited time, APIC, currently priced at $249, will sell for $195 including one year of 28-day updates.