July 28, 2011

Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck Digital Charting App Brings True Data-Driven Enroute Navigation Information to iPad

Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck features true, data-driven and interactive digital enroute navigation information and worldwide geo-referenced terminal charts

EAA AirVenture, Oshkosh, Wisc. | 28 Jul 2011 | By Jeppesen

Jeppesen, a unit of Boeing Flight Services, announced today its Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck app, a new aviation navigation solution for iPad, is now available on the App Store. Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck features true, data-driven and interactive digital enroute navigation information and worldwide geo-referenced terminal charts. Designed for use on the ground and in the cockpit, the transformative Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck provides the aviation industry’s first dynamically rendered mobile solution, optimized for all phases of flight.

Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck includes own-ship position and route overlay as well as the ability to view a complete library of terminal charts, airport diagrams and Jeppesen Airway Manual text information. For the first time, Jeppesen’s Airway Manual Service is available in fully electronic format on a low-cost and robust platform.

The app is designed to improve situational awareness, reduce pilot workload and improve operational efficiency for pilots and operations staff. Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck is available for the general and business aviation markets.

“Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck does not rely on a ‘stitched-together’ view of scanned enroute charts, but rather presents automated, interactive information including data critical for enroute operations, with details available at the touch of a finger,” said Tim Huegel, director, Jeppesen Aviation Portfolio Management. “Our new solution builds on the success of Jeppesen Mobile TC for iPad and provides pilots and operators with an affordable option to integrate digital charts in the cockpit. It improves a pilot’s situational and operational awareness and is presented in a highly interactive manner through an innovative and simple app.”

Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck streamlines flight preparation, simplifies complex processes, and reduces clutter in the cockpit. Pilots are able to choose what information is displayed, including high or low altitude IFR charts, airports, airways, waypoints, navaids, airspace, terrain information, enroute and terminal communications and operational notes. The design allows for individualized on-screen presentation, while remaining simple to use.

Optional own-ship display, available through an app setting, provides valuable supplemental situational awareness on the moving map. The enhanced full-color, high-quality information display with easy search, zoom and pan, ensures the right information is displayed at the right time. Brightness controls that exceed the normal dimming range of iPad allow for optimal chart viewing at night.

Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck for consumer use is available for download at no additional charge for Jeppesen digital data subscribers through the App Store on iPad or at www.itunes.com/appstore/. To use the app, customers need a JeppView or Express JeppView subscription. For details on commercial use, please contact Jeppesen.

Many operators will need to gain authorization from the FAA or other local civil aviation authority to use Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck on iPad in all phases of flight, following the precedent set earlier in 2011 for iPad as an EFB. Successful rapid decompression testing has been completed by Jeppesen, demonstrating the integrity of iPad for use in flight.

For more information on Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck, please visit www.jeppesen.com/mobile.

About Jeppesen
For more than 75 years Jeppesen has made it possible for pilots and their passengers to safely and efficiently reach their destinations. Today this pioneering spirit continues as Jeppesen delivers transformational information and optimization solutions to improve the efficiency of air, sea and rail operations around the globe. Jeppesen is a subsidiary of The Boeing Company. Jeppesen corporate information is available online at www.jeppesen.com.

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