VFLITE Series Takes Training to a Higher Plane

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Pegasus Interactive is at AOPA Expo touting new additions to its VFLITE series of aviation training software for PCs, including the Weight & Balance Visualizer, CFI iTools and GPSMAP 496 Interactive Guide. Its new VFLITE Weight & Balance Visualizer software instantly determines and displays center of gravity and weight loading, ensuring that an aircraft is properly loaded before takeoff. The program, which costs $39.95, provides fast loading of fuel via a draggable slider, while other inputs are made in an overhead view of the cabin. CFI iTools (retail price $34.95) is a suite of multimedia-based modules that enable and enhance live training and student practice.

Modules include navigation and holding tools. VFR plotter, circular flight computer and lighting and glidslope trainer. The GPSMAP 496 guide incorporates a visual, hands-on approach that enables at-your-own pace instruction on the handheld's operations, facilitated by extensive animation and narration. Price for this program, which is Windows and Macintosh compatible, is $59.95.