ARINC goes Direct-ly to pilots with new iPad app

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.

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