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Rockwell Collins enhances Ascend iPad app at NBAA 2013

 - October 24, 2013, 6:40 PM
Rockwell Collins debuts Ascend app upgrades.

Rockwell Collins (Booth No. 9806) announced at NBAA 2013 enhancements to its Ascend Flight Manager app for the iPad that enables performance-based fight planning and dynamic flight tracking for Regional Trip Support subscribers. The Ascend Flight Manager app is now available at the Apple App Store.

“Mobile devices are a critical efficiency tool for flight departments of all sizes,” said Greg Irmen, Rockwell Collins v-p and general manager, Flight Information Solutions. “The addition of flight planning and flight tracking to the Flight Manager app strengthens our complete end-to-end offering to handle the operating needs of any flight department.”

The company says that Ascend Flight Manager is the only flight operations application to integrate FOS scheduling software, international trip documents, weather, and airport directory information onto an iPad, enabling paperless operations, reducing workload and enhancing efficiency.