While companies seeking to turn the Apple iPad into portable in-flight entertainment devices have encountered some teething problems, there is no stopping the tablet from becoming a major fixture in the cockpit.
Keen to support its customers’ preferences, ARINC Direct has released a new iPad app that provides access to flight plans, weather, NOTAMS and airport charts.
The app proved to be quite a hit at the NBAA show in Las Vegas. I was lucky to be able to pull aside an ARINC Direct executive for a quick tutorial on the new app. Check it out.