November 11, 2010

Jeppesen Navigation Data Now Available Through Advanced Flight Systems Avionics Units for Light Sport and Experimental Aircraft Pilots

Jeppesen NavData now available for Advanced Flight Systems AF-4500 Advanced Deck, AF-3500 and AF-3400 avionics systems

Englewood, Colo. | 11 Nov 2010 | By Jeppesen

Jeppesen and Advanced Flight Systems, a leading supplier of avionics hardware for the light sport and experimental aircraft market, have entered into an agreement to provide Jeppesen NavData and obstacle services for Advanced Flight Systems avionics navigation systems. The avionics data offering serves as part of a total Jeppesen light sport and experimental aircraft solution suite for both certified and non-certified aircraft.

“We now offer light sport and experimental pilots the top flight information and navigation data available, with Jeppesen NavData now available through Advanced Flight Systems avionics systems,” said Rob Hickman, CEO of Advanced Flight Systems. “This marks an exciting step forward, with the most accurate and complete navigation data now being offered onboard for Advanced Flight Systems customers through this agreement with Jeppesen.”

For light sport and experimental aircraft avionics systems, Jeppesen provides NavData navigation information, obstacle data and aviation parts and supplies offered through partner company Aviall. Jeppesen navigation data updates are available online, through the Jeppesen Services Update Manager system. Jeppesen also offers JeppView electronic charting for compatible avionics systems, which provides the only true, consistent worldwide electronic chart coverages for the industry.

“Jeppesen is expanding services provided for the innovators and aviation enthusiasts associated with the light sport and experimental aircraft industry, including world-class navigation data and leading online training programs,” said Scott Reagan, director, Jeppesen OEM Client Management. “Providing NavData information for Advanced Flight Systems avionics hardware helps to serve this dynamic segment of the aviation community and ensures delivery of the highest quality flight information available for aircraft owner/operators.”

Jeppesen NavData and obstacle services are available for the Advanced Flight Systems AF-4500 Advanced Deck, AF-3500 and AF-3400 avionics systems. Coverage areas include North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Eurasia, the Middle East and the Pacific region.

Jeppesen NavData is developed from a comprehensive aviation database, which is composed of more than one million records. To ensure accuracy, Jeppesen flight information analysts edit and verify approximately 150,000 database transactions generated from worldwide aviation data source documents during every 28-day revision cycle. This intensive process ensures that NavData provided for avionics systems such as Advanced Flight Systems is the most complete and accurate flight information available.

For more information on the industry-leading avionics data solutions provided by Jeppesen, please visit our avionics data solutions page.

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 essential information and optimization solutions to improve the efficiency of air, sea and rail operations around the globe. Jeppesen is a subsidiary of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, a unit of Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

Media Contact:
Brian Rantala