Flightwise Chart Explorer
By Aviation Data Systems, Inc
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** NOTE: An Internet connection is required to use Flightwise Chart Explorer. This app cannot and should not be used for in-flight navigation; it is for reference only! **
Flightwise Chart Explorer displays aviation maps - VFR sectional charts and IFR enroute charts, as well as standard road and satellite maps. Animated NEXRAD weather radar is displayed on top of the map, allowing you to see how the weather will affect your flight plans.
You can also overlay AIRMETs and SIGMETs right on top of the map, as well as a visible cloud layer and regional temperatures.
The map has the standard pinch/zoom capability which allows you to smoothly zoom and pan around the United States and see what the weather is like anywhere.
Chart Explorer currently only shows maps in the United States, and only in the 48 contiguous states - not Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico.
We're very receptive to feedback, and are looking to release frequent updates, so definitely contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and give us your opinions and wishlists!
What's New in Version 3.0.3
- bug fix
- performance tweaks
Location service won't stay checked
Excellent app in many respects. Gives a good visual of weather in your area or coming your way. The location stopped working on the latest update though. Flying into a different location that's a good feature to have.
Excellent app, but...
Very detailed application of aeronautical charts!! As a pilot, it's nice to have a quick review of radio frequencies and airspaces (I never use it in flight), or if I see an airport I drive by and am curious about that airport.
But...please keep the charts updated! I live in Hawaii now, and the app will not display VFR/IFR charts or weather. I don't know why, but it is most definitely irritating and frustrating.
Excellent planning tool when I don't have my full scale charts and want to see how last minute wx might affect operations. October 2014... Latest version broke the location service. A user needs to enable it each time the app is used. It does not remain enabled.
- Category: Navigation
- Updated: Oct 06, 2014
- Version: 3.0.3
- Size: 26.2 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Aviation Data Systems, Inc
- © 2011 ACME AtronOmatic
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.