NBAA’s Operations Service group published a document for members on July 24 designed to help flight crews and bizjet operators better understand the requirements to bring an EFB–such as the iPad–into the cockpit as a replacement for paper charts. iPads in the cockpit operate on apps such as Jeppesen’s Mobile FD.
Few product categories in aviation hold more promise or engender more confusion than electronic flight bags (EFBs), and few venues provide a better opportunity to sort out fact from fiction than here at EBACE. Copenhagen-based International Flight Support (IFS, Stand 2303) is among the exhibitors ready to provide attendees with guidance on EFB solutions.
In a recently issued Information for Operators (InFO), the FAA provides guidance and information for pilots using iPads and other tablet devices as electronic flight bags (EFBs).
AirGator, a provider of corporate and general aviation electronic flight bag (EFB) products, and NavWorx, a designer of automated dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) receiver technology, have teamed to integrate and display ADS-B data on AirGator NavPad EFBs.
The GEN-X electronic flight bag (EFB) made by DAC International and displayed at NBAA Booth No. 2666 attained parts manufacturer approval (PMA) from the FAA, the company announced.
Sabena Flight Academy Consulting is debuting its newly developed integrated electronic flight bag (EFB) software here at EBACE. The software, which has a customizable interface, includes the desktop EFB navigator, flexible form submissions and secure data synchronization. According to company founder and CEO Patrick Van Dessel, Sabena’s EFB software solution is more than just charts, flight folders, performance calculations, MEL and manuals.
Universal Weather and Aviation is demonstrating its new electronic flight bag CD-ROM and online editions of its UVTripPlanner airport information database at Booth No. 1420. The online and EFB versions offer more information than the company’s traditional printed UVTripPlanner, which lists only airports with runways longer than 3,900 feet due to space limitations.
Pentastar Aviation of Waterford, Michigan, has gained supplemental type certificate (STC) approval for dual installations of CMC Electronics’ PilotView electronic flight bag (EFB) portable computers in the Gulfstream G100, G150, GII, GII, III, GIV GV and GV-SP business jets and Dassault Falcon 2000/2000EX. The STC also covers the Westwind, Astra and Astra SPX.
Pentastar Aviation in Waterford, Mich., has gained STC approval for dual installations of CMC Electronics’ PilotView electronic flight bag (EFB) portable computers in the Gulfstream G100/150, GII/III/IV/V/V-SP and Dassault Falcon 2000/2000EX. The approval also includes the Westwind, Astra and Astra SPX.