July 2011 Issue

Flight Guide iEFB 3.0: Airport Info to the Max

The “little brown book” folks did an excellent job making their product digital. If you’re a fan, it won’t disappoint, but the competition is more feature-rich.

Airguide Publication’s Flight Guide has long been to airport information what Jeppesen is to approach plates: Much of the same information you could get from government or other sources, all collected in a neat package with superior layout and design. It was inevitable Flight Guide would come out for the iPad. The latest version adds the features required to be a contender in the field, such as georeferenced approach plates and a moving map. It also adds integration with Flight Guide’s own GPS receiver, which paves the way for ADS-B or XM weather integration into the app.

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