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Airbus Selects Inmarsat SwiftBroadband-Safety for Cockpit Communications

Airbus has selected Inmarsat SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) service for cockpit communications on its A320 and A330 aircraft families.

Inmarsat credits the size, weight and cost of its equipment for earning this latest Airbus contract. 240 more words

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Paperless in the Cockpit

Most pilots who regularly fly IFR or travel beyond the local area are now using electronic charts and apps like ForeFlight, WingX, Garmin Pilot… 836 more words

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Canadian DND Charts Now Available in ForeFlight Mobile

ForeFlight Pro Canada subscribers now have access to the full Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) aeronautical data. This includes 118 new DND aerodrome and heliport charts, departures, and procedures, all accessible in ForeFlight Mobile from the Plates view or from the Airports view under the Procedures tab. 97 more words

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Download the AOPA Safety Card for TFR Incursions in ForeFlight Mobile

Do you know what to do if you are intercepted by NORAD? No one plans to bust a TFR or wander into Restricted Airspace unannounced, but as PIC you should be familiar with intercept procedures just in case it happens to you. 49 more words

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When The Radar Lies

The ground-based radar mosaic displayed on the Map view┬áin ForeFlight Mobile combines┬áradar data from the National Weather Service (NWS) and Environment Canada. Its primary purpose is to provide pilots with a good estimation of where precipitation is occurring and where it’s not. 757 more words

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