iFlite data applications for the new Apple iPad are now available for all Cessna single-engine aircraft. iFlite is a mobile data system populated with critical flight information and planning features, according to Cessna officials. With it, pilots can access up-to-the-minute weather images, plan routes and check landing status, officials said, adding checklists and Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) also are available along with pilot training videos.
Pilots will have access to performance calculations and Pilot Operating Handbook (POH) subscriptions. Pilots will also be able to file flight plans and have access to Cessna checklists from the devices. Features include:
- Performance Calculations
- Weight & Balance
- A/FD & AOPA Information
- Route Planning
- Weather text: METARS, TAFS, Winds Aloft,
- Temperatures Aloft
- Weather Images: DUATS Animated RADAR, Satellite, etc.
- DUATS Filing Flight Plan & Weather Briefing
- NACO Approach Charts
- Cessna Checklists
- Airport Status – Displays Airport Delays at Major Airports
- GPS Moving Map
- POH Subscription (at additional charge)
The cost of the iPad iFlite is $149 with a $99 annual subscription and an additional $39 to add the POH with a valid copy of the paper POH manual. Cessna partnered with Hilton Software LLC to develop iFlite. The iFlite application for iPads is available now at the iTunes App Store. Cessna also plans an application for the iPhone soon and is developing similar iFlite applications for Cessna Citation business jets.
For more information: Cessna.com.