(Last update: Apr, 2020)
Free 30 days, then 95€ up to 270€/yr - iOS
Foreflight, the American leader in flight planning and tablet navigation monitoring arrived in Europe in June 2018 and its application was enthusiastically welcomed by the specialist magazine Aviation et Pilote!
Able to manage VFR and IFR flights with the same efficiency, the application allows you to build a route by simply entering the departure and destination airports and the altitude of the flight! It offers a very practical vertical section view to better understand the organisation of the airspace above the areas overflown.
It also allows you to save all the latest weather data just before the flight (TF, METAR, radar, ground winds and altitude, areas of turbulence, icing aloft, etc.).
). It manages Jeppesen and DFS charts, as well as Eurocontrol. The application also offers an electronic flight log and allows users to download their own PDF (electronic flight bag) and easily file their flight plan with Eurocontrol, with confirmation by e-mail. Finally, it can manage ADS-B receivers.
54.99 € - iOS / 24.99 € - Android
Air Navigation Pro is also an application for flight preparation and an extremely complete orientation tool. This app supports the following data types:
- Points of aeronautical navigation (160000)
- Airspace (over 50 countries)
- Free maps opensource or public domain
- Navigation Charts ICAO or Sectional
- Approach Charts
- Numerical model of free land
- Aerial photos and 3D digital model of commercial land for synthetic vision and terrain awareness
- Notams (requires subscription)
- Metars / Tafs
Android version is cheaper and also less complete.
Mach7 is a flight preparation and monitoring application for airplane, microlight and helicopter pilots.
On the ground, the user plans his flight on the MACH7 website: purchase of maps (trajectory, fuel estimate, weight and balance, logbook, flight profile, weather, Notam, CAV, Sup AIP, database with aircraft, Azba military activity etc.).
). The prepared flight is then downloaded to the iPad for GPS tracking and flight data display.
6,49 € Android
Aero Nav is a very complete piloting app. It allows the user to:
- Prepare (checklists, itineraries); navigate (on a map); and watch in replay the several phases of his flight.
- Get information on flight zones, airdromes, microlight bases etc.
- Consult weather forecast (Gramet) and navigation data.
Free - iOS
iVac gives you access to all french VAC maps (approach and landing maps) and stores them in the memory of your iPhone / iPad. As soon as an internet access is available, you can save on your iPhone or iPad last updated map of the aerodrome that you want to see.
The data come from the Information Civil Aviation Service and are frequently updated.
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