Internet Flight Planning Patent Fallout Begins

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When we first heard of FlightPrep's successful patent of online flight planning a year ago, we figured it would eventually be big news. It's now gathering some interest, and on Tuesday RunwayFinder announced it was shutting down its site because of a patent infringement lawsuit filed by FlightPrep. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with FlightPrep general manager Ross Neher on Monday, before RunwayFinder pulled the pin, about how his company hopes to work with the GA community to make this uncharted (sorry) territory navigable.