A couple of key design aspects of Chartflier which you will notice in the screen shots below:
VFR Sectional chart displayed, showing route and current GPS-derived position on the chart. Easy to read - no screen clutter. Ground speed, track (magnetic), and basic information displayed. With optional GPS input, Chartflier operates as a moving map with aircraft centered, or stationary map with aircraft moving.
IFR Lo Enroute chart displayed, showing route and current GPS-derived position on the chart. Notice that airways can be added to your route (flight plan), and again clean, full-screen map display, no screen clutter, easy to read.
Softkeys make Chartflier very easy to use.
Just tap the "Chartflier" tab at the top of any screen, and the softkeys appear, providing instant, one-tap navigation to any Chartflier feature.
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Softkeys automatically fade away when touched, always leaving charts uncluttered and easy to read.
Below is a screenshot of Chartflier with ADS-B weather in use, in this case nice VFR weather for a route into Cincinnati. The green dots depict VFR weather conditions derived from the METARs being reported by these airports. Blue dots would depict marginal VFR conditions, red IFR, and pink for low IFR conditions. You simply tap the airport to see the actual details, including METAR, TAF, winds aloft, and pireps, translated into plain English (see next image) with original raw text also shown. NEXRAD is displayed right on the charts in Chartflier. Click here for more information about ADS-B weather including additional weather screenshots showing NEXRAD depictions on VFR and IFR charts.
Here's an actual display of METAR info for an airport. Notice how Chartflier keeps old METARs in memory as new ones are received, so you can see trends in weather conditions, and ADS-B tends to broadcast 2 hours worth of METAR data all the time so you will have some history as soon as you start flying, and it accumulates as you fly along your route.
Below shows traffic depicted from an ADS-B transceiver. You can clearly see where traffic is, what direction it's headed, it's altitude relative to yours, and if it's climbing or descending. In this case it's 800' above us, climbing, and tracking about a 045 degree heading. Click here to learn more about ADS-B weather and traffic.
Note - traffic only available with ADS-B Transceivers (ADS-B out.)
NACO instrument procedures are clear and easy to read. We're in the process of geocoding them now and should be completed well before Sun-n-Fun 2011.
You can zoom in and out and pan around easily.
Chartflier makes intuitive decisions to help you find the procedure or airport diagram you need, and always remembers the current procedure when you go to other charts and return.
TFR over Disneyworld.
Chartflier allows you to download the latest TFRs anytime, and displays them clearly on VFR sectional charts and IFR lo and hi enroute charts.
Full text descriptions are provided, organized by location and title, and you can go directly to them on the chart, or visa-versa.
Yes, we really do include high IFR charts for those pilots with airplanes that can operate in the Class A airspace. Like all our charts, seamless coverage is provided across the continental United States and Alaska. TFRs can optionally be displayed even on these charts.
Airways can be searched and highlighted on VFR and IFR charts, as well as added to your route (flight plan) - below screen shots show V97 highlighted on VFR sectional and IFR lo-enroute charts. This can make it easy to find when ATC gives you a clearance change to intercept an airway in an unfamiliar part of the country.