Avionics Report

May 2015 Issue

Adventure Pilot 740 GPS: Tablet-Based Navigator

Adventure Pilotís new iFly 740 GPS is proof that the portable GPS isnít dead. A better display and integrated power supply boosts credibility.

Before full-size tablet computers made their way to the cockpit, the Adventure Pilot iFly 700 GPS navigator earned respect as a capable big-screen chart reader. As a bonus, the iFly tablet could serve double-duty as a portable GPS. But there was one problem: Garmin. It dominated the market by rolling out model after model of portable navigators, including the aera series and eventually, the GPS696, which is still in the lineup today.

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