We're seeing more capable navigation apps for Android tablets, including the new AvNav EFB app. It has some of the same features that iOS users are accustomed to, including plates-on-map and DUATS flight planning and filing. In this video, AvNav's Sanjay Kumar offers a tour of the app's functions during its debut at AirVenture 2014 at Oshkosh.
At AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh, Jeppesen announced revisions to its Mobile FliteDeck products and, for digital subscribers, it has reduced chart coverage areas to just ten globally. Jepp's Reggie Arsenault supplies the details.
Garmin Connext uses the Flight Stream wireless interface transceiver for sending and receiving data between tablet computers and Garmin panel mount avionics, including the GNS430W and 530W navigators and the GDL88 ADS-B system. Garmin's Jessica Koss gives an overview of the system from AirVenture 2014 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
AVweb's weekly search of what's new in aviation revealed Just Aircraft has scheduled its Just Plane Fun Days, a Women Can Fly event was held in Charlottesville, SocialFlight has released an upgrade to help pilots more easily find aviation events and points of interest near airports and the iPad Takes Flight! EPB Challenge has added NAFI as a sponsor.
Seeking to provide a flight planning app for Android users, FlightPro has launched an app it refers to as intuitive, fast, and pilot-friendly. CEO T. R. Wright described the app to AVweb's Rick Durden in a podcast at FlightPro's booth at Sun 'n Fun.
The Aircraft Electronics Association opened in 57th annual convention in Nashville this week with good news: Avionics sales for 2013 were up 6.9% in 2013 over the previous year. In this video interview, AEA's Paula Derks says about 23 new products will be introduced in Nashville.
Tyson Weihs, co-founder and CEO of ForeFlight, has announced the release of version 5.6 of ForeFlights intelligent app for pilots. Highlights of the update include enhanced flight plan filing options-including ICAO flight plan form support-as well as complete worldwide coverage for military pilots.