FlightPro(TM) launches intuitive, fast, and smart flight planning and navigation app
APRIL 3, 2014 -- 40th Annual SUN 'n FUN International Fly-In & Expo, LakeLand FL -- FlightPro is proud to announce the official public release of the intuitive, fast, and smart flight planning and navigation app for the Android platform. FlightPro is built by pilots, for pilots -- based on many years of flying experience and app development -- FilghtPro provides an easy-to-use and streamlined experience focused on reducing in-cockpit workload while increasing situational awareness.
This is the first in a series of new feature releases for 2014, and is the result of the culmination of continuous improvements, feedback from users, and in-house development.
FlightPro was developed after the founders could not find an app that met the scope of their requirements for a streamlined experience for flight planning and navigation. The Android platform was chosen as the launch pad for FlightPro, as its hardware and software flexibility ensure each pilot can choose the device best-suited to their individual in-cockpit requirements. There are also a number of Android devices that are perfect for aviation use, featuring bright, high-contrast screens that offer minimal reflection and are designed for viewing in direct sunlight.
Chief Technology Officer of FlightPro, Mark Spencer, said of the new release, "Since day one, we have worked tirelessly to develop the app's features in a way that gives pilots quick access to the data they need as they need it, with an easy-to-master user interface and intuitive workflow."
"Being pilots ourselves we understand exactly what a pilot looks for, what they need, and when. Originally we built this for ourselves, so it's a real honor that others appreciate what we've built. We've found that those who use our app have become a very loyal group of users, and users whom we truly couldn't have built this app without."
TR Wright, CEO of FlightPro, commented on the direction the company will take this year, stating, "2014 is going to be a big year for FlightPro, beyond this release we have some very special things in store for pilots of all ratings and experience."
TR is an experienced and active pilot, who brings a wealth of experience to FlightPro. He single-pilots extensively for business and personal travel almost daily, he himself is one of the toughest testers of the app. His vision for the company is to make it the best possible experience out there for pilots of all skill sets. "At the end of the day, we're all pilots, but with a variety of needs, and with the upcoming releases we are aiming to make the experience, inside and out of the cockpit, as streamlined, optimized, and intuitive as possible for all users."
This is the first major release for FlightPro in 2014, and just the 'wingtip' in terms of what's coming this year, regarding feature releases and other innovations beyond the cockpit.
Features FlightPro is a highly capable, responsive, and intuitive end-to-end flight planning and navigation app that features: - Point-of-Interest (POI) Search - Split screen mode - Digital geo-referenced charts (airport diagram, departure, arrival, and approach plates) - Weather and traffic via BlueTooth or WiFi to connect to a compatible ADS-B device for continued updates in flight - RunwayFinder(TM) allows you to crosscheck setup for correct arrival runway - TFRs, AIRMETs & SIGMETs - Helps with chart management and reduced paper clutter by having recently viewed charts saved for quick reference - Reduces cockpit workload by having radio frequencies quickly available. Allows for next frequency queued in the standby bank for frequency changes - Displays obstacle information -- antennas, buildings, etc - Makes route and fuel planning easier through simple interface - Allows user to get information fast -- lets you get planning and at information within 10 seconds from a cold start of the app
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FlightPro is an Aviation Mapping Solutions Inc app, that is based out of Houston, Texas USA. FlightPro provides an integrated and end-to-end flight planning solution that is intuitive, responsive and reliable, giving pilots an increase in situational awareness and streamlining the approach to managing a pilot's workload in the cockpit.
FlightPro runs on the world's most popular mobile operating system, Android, and across more than 100 compatible devices. FlightPro is available for download with a free 30-day trial, and ongoing subscription purchases via www.FlightPro.com and is available in the Google Play Store.
The FlightPro app was formerly known as Avilution's AviationMaps.
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