|An Android Alternative for Electronic Flight Bags Released by AvNAV|
Posted: 04-Aug-2014 [Source: AvNAV]
[Introduced this week at the 2014 AirVenture show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin AvNav EFB offers Pilots a complete Android solution for flight planning and navigation with many features earlier available to iPad and iPhone users only. ]
Oshkosh, WI -- Over 3000 new users agree that AvNav EFB will enhance situational awareness and safety for pilots. In its AirVenture debut, the company has been showcasing the product in its booth in the Garmin Hangar D with many excited pilots getting a chance to test drive the Application with features like Terrain, Fuel prices, DUAT weather briefing and filing, ADS-B weather and traffic and more.
“Android today runs on 80% of phones and growing number of tablets. Yet there are few Electronic Flight Bags that meet expectations of pilots. We are happy to introduce a comprehensive, high-performance and affordable solution for this problem,” said Sanjay Kumar, Founder and CEO of AvNav. “AvNav EFB takes full advantage of multi-threaded, multi-tasking environment of Android and has some of the fastest rendering and highest quality maps on Android. Best of all, it is very easy to use inspite of all its power. We looked at prices too and we are very pleased to announce our partnership with the open source community on Github to bring Geo-referenced approach plates and airport diagrams at no additional cost to our users.”
At the show, pilots are taking advantage of AvNav’s AirVentures low $4.99 per month special (after a 45-day free-trial period for the fully-featured version). This low monthly price includes Geo-referenced Approach plates and Airport diagrams and daily updated fuel prices. Latter alone costs more than $75/year in competitor's Apps on iPADs and iPhones.
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