By Adventure Pilot, LLC
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
iFly GPS for iOS. It’s Simply Amazing:
iFly GPS delivers the perfect combination of affordability, capability, and usability for both VFR and IFR Pilots. Safely and quickly get the information you need so you can focus on flying!
Designed by Pilots, Tested by Pilots and Recommended by Pilots:
iFly GPS for iPad was built on the knowledge and experience from our line of dedicated aviation hardware, and a collaborative user experience based on feedback from thousands of fellow pilots.
Affordability For All:
Enjoy comprehensive and simple updates with affordable subscriptions for only $69.99 VFR or $109.99 IFR/VFR per year. Existing iFly device subscribers can extend their subscription to their iPad for only $19.99.
Flight Planning with an intuitive interface allowing for simple building of direct-to or multiple waypoint flight plans directly on the FAA, Vector charts or the Flight Plan page. Set a departure and destination, and then customize your path with the rubber-band feature.
Active Alerting System from Airspace Alerts to Collision Alerts, our Active Alerting System provides a central location for Alerts and more.
RealView Airports provides satellite imaging of 12,600+ Airports for pilot reference and our AutoTaxi+ feature. Have a visual knowledge of the airport before arrival.
AutoTaxi+ transitions to the Airport Diagram upon landing or from Taxi Diagram to Chart Mode upon Take-off. You iPad will use the RealView image as a taxi-diagram if an official FAA Diagram is nor present. See you position on over 12,600 airports!
Instruments Page offers an interactive Instruments Page that simulates real aircraft instruments, gathering information from GPS (or an attached 3rd party AHRS) to create familiar images. Reference instruments such as HSI, VSI, Groundspeed, Altimeter, Turn Indicator, etc. Add an AHRS and get an Artificial Horizon with Attitude Safety Alerts. Build it to your own needs and liking.
VFR / IFR Data is included. With iFly GPS for iPad you to load you desired flying are or complete US with geo-referenced Sectionals, TACs, IFR Low Enroute Charts, Approach Plates, Airport Diagrams and much more. Everything from flight planning to flying is designed around image-enhanced charts from the FAA.
Geo-Reference Approach Plates and Airport Diagrams provide pilots with actual FAA Approached and Airport Diagrams beautifully represented on the iPad' large display.
Public / Private Airports using official databases for both Public and Private airport information. Databases update directly from the FAA Data Cycles. Create your own Custom Waypoints for those locations that are not on the charts or maps.
Internet Weather updates provide an interactive map with VFR/IFR visuals and reporting of METARS, TAFs and Winds Aloft at your fingertips.
ADS-B Weather / Traffic - iFly GPS for iPad supports connection to third party ADS-B devices including iLevil, NavWorx, Dual, SkyGuardTWX, Clarity, or SkyRadar and more for free Weather and Traffic.
Key Features Overview:
•Moving Map Modes
•Terminal Area Charts(TAC)
•World Aeronautical Charts(WAC)
•Weather (Pre-Flight or ADS-B Live)
•Hi-res Winds Aloft Optimizing
•Rapid Flight planning
•Plates & Diagrams (Approach, Departure Plates, Stars, SIDs Airport Diagrams)
•Flight Plan Filing
•Custom Instrument Layouts (24 Instruments, e.g. HSI, Vertical Profile, and AHRS)
•Vertical Terrain planning and Airspace preview
•North Up / Track Up
•Pinch Zooming w/ One Touch Feature
•Dynamic Distance Ring
•Hybrid Compass Rose w/ Nav Function
•Extended Course Line
•Rubber Band route modification
•Custom Aircraft icons
•Alerts & Warnings
•Button Fading (maximizes screen space)
•Custom User Waypoints
What's New in Version 10.1.25
- Multi-Device subscriptions now support 4 of your devices (instead of 3).
- iFly now runs on Windows! (PC's and tablets)
- Added enhanced Traffic Radar instrument.
- Added larger display size options.
- Ability to show/hide with tap.
- Ability to show Radar for new Traffic Alerts.
- Added support for ADS-B Pressure Altitude readings.
- Traffic reports now show 'Indicated Altitude' (requires Pressure Altitude from ADS-B).
- Added "Altimeter (Indicated Altitude)" instrument (requires Pressure Altitude from ADS-B).
- Flight Plan form more clearly denotes/displays the current target waypoint.
- Added Stratux WAAS mode detection.
- Added TPA and "Runway Thresholds" to Airport Information form.
- Enhancement to calculation of ETE and ETA.
- Flight Trails list now shows each flight duration, for reference.
- Waypoint instruments can now be configured to remain visible on last leg of flight plan.
- Projected Course Line length is now configurable (defaults to 10 minutes ETE).
- Dozens of smaller fixes and enhancements.
Like having a copilot
When paired with an ADS-B system the configurable audio alerts for traffic, airspace, and terrain really make this a stand-out EFB for VFR flying. Without audio alerts one has to essentially include the screen of an EFB in one's scan. With audio the frequency of looking at the screen reduces to whatever is needed to cross-check course. I no longer use my copy of WingX because it is too demanding of my visual attention.
I use iFlyGPS and find it to have a lot of great features, but the one thing that stands out with that app is the responsiveness of the development team, who are constantly adding to the applicatio as a result of user requests. And customer service that is incredibly responsive...top tier.
Comparing the tablet version of iFly to Foreflight may be a bit like a discussion of whether high wing or low wing aircraft are "better." Though iFly's interface is far more personally customizable than Foreflight according to pilots who have used both. Also note broad support for a variety of ADSB-in devices, including Stratux (and including Stratux AHRS, unlike Foreflight's intentionally
But where iFly IMO pulls away is that it has versions with identical operating interfaces available on their dedicated standalone mount in the plane GPSs' (three models...very bright screens), iPad, iPhone, Android, and even on a Windows version which includes a compatible full bore flight planner. And I support all four versions with one subscription.
I use iFly iPad as a backup for the dedicated iFly 740 we have in the plane, and I love that the interfaces and operation of my backup are exactly identical.
I like that the iPad version periodically updates weather and TFRs, etc., in flight any time I fly into cellular reception on my data plan.....all without having to have any ADS-B device linked.
I know pilots who use the IOS version of iFly as their primary navigation device. And do very well with it.
My two main caveats about that use is (1) that the GPS in iPad and iPhone is not WAAS enabled so not quite as within a few feet precise location and noticeably less precise on altitude and (2) that if it gets hot in the cockpit iPads and iPhones shut down without warning, and can take like 10 worrisome minutes to cool down and restart. But that applies to ANY app in an iPad or iPhone...including every other IOS aviation GPS.
The app is free...and thirty days of chart, weather, and software updates are free. After that it will still run, but of course info in it becomes stale and potentially dangerous and deadly.
- Category: Navigation
- Updated: Jul 28, 2017
- Version: 10.1.25
- Size: 121 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Adventure Pilot, LLC
- © 2017
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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