Podcast: X-Plane Innovations and Patent Lawsuits

File Size 18.2 MB / Running Time 19:57


Bose A20 Aviation Headset

Our conversation with X-Plane creator Austin Meyer ranged from flight simulation to synthetic vision highway-in-the-sky iPad apps, avionics for experimental aircraft that could theoretically land real planes, and patent-trolling lawsuits that cripple innovative, successful companies for the benefit of unscrupulous plaintiffs.

The following index applies to the timeline of this podcast:

  • Click play for the introduction and discussion of the X-Plane flight simulator and its capabilities.
  • Advance to 5:27 for specifics regarding the VP400 safe-landing avionics product
  • Skip to 9:48 for the Xavion iPad app of similar capability
  • Skip to 11:50 for details regarding the difficulties faced by businesses like Meyer’s when patent lawsuits arise

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