FltPlan Adds Velocity Weather by Baron Services
SOUTHBURY, CT March 13, 2014 -- FltPlan, the largest flight planning service in North America, now offers Velocity Weather by Baron^(TM).The enhanced features include United States and Canadian radar, visible and Infrared (IR) Satellite, Surface Analysis and Echo Tops.FltPlan's new weather data can be accessed on all devices including desktops, laptops, tablets and phones as well as the FltPlan Go apps.
"Previously, we used weather provided by the National Weather Service that we processed ourselves," said Ken Wilson, founder and president of FltPlan."Now, we are upgrading to a much better system that provides more sophisticated weather graphics.What's important is that we are not just adding a weather map.General aviation pilots using FltPlan can now integrate advanced weather data with their flight plan route on high/low IFR charts and VFR sectionals.That's really key."
Wilson pointed out that pilots now have the ability to graphically display both real-time and predictive weather information together with their flight plan, which allows improved decision-making and enhanced flexibility and control.
Bob Baron, president and CEO of Baron Services^(TM), stated, "We are very excited to partner with FltPlan.As a pilot, I know first-hand the benefits of having accurate, real-time weather to help me plan my routes and know what to expect along the way.We are bringing these components to FltPlan users."
FltPlan supports pilots with services ranging from flight plan filing, FBO/airport information, flight tracking, certified eAPIS submissions, SMS (ACSF and IS-BAO), runway analysis, weight and balance, eLogbook, Mexican/Caribbean/Central America handling, Mexican and Cuban overflight services, pre-departure clearances, FAA-approved certified weather, and participation in the FAA's CDM program. For additional information about FltPlan contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the corporate website at www.fltplan.com.