FltPlan.com offering APG runway analysis
Flight planning Web site FltPlan.com is now offering runway analysis services by Aircraft Performance Group (APG) integrated with flight planning. Runway analysis may allow departures at heavier maximum takeoff weights, according to FltPlan.com, thanks to APG’s Airport Analyzer. “This product is a GIS [geographic information system] application that performs terrain and obstacle analysis along a specific ground track based upon a defined set of operational rules.” Performance data meets AFM limitations and complies with applicable regulations, according to FltPlan.com. To employ the new service, FltPlan.com users must call the Runway Analysis Desk at (731) 855-8000. Cost is $900 per tail number per year.