Subscribe to RSS Feed Log in

GPS obsessed

22 August 2012

Garmin finally launches iPhone app (for pilots)

pilot my cast 300x104 Garmin finally launches iPhone app (for pilots)Garmin’s first iPhone application, dubbed Pilot My-Cast, is finally available from the iTunes App Store. Originally announced in August of 2009, and with a target availability date of September 2009, Pilot My-Cast never did appear. But now available and created by Garmin subsidiary Digital Cyclone, Pilot My-Cast is feature-rich and likely one of the best iPhone and iPod Touch apps for pilots. It includes:

  • Routes: users can create routes to any airport, fix or VOR in Canada or the United States. Routes can be viewed on a map with a weather overlay.
  • Flight plan: pilots can create flight plans and send them to DUAT providers directly form the iPhone.
  • Weather: users can view current and future weather in a variety of formats.
  • Airport information: access the AOPA Airport Directory from within the app.
  • Settings: customize Pilot My-Cast specifically for each pilots aircraft and flight information.

Pilot My-Cast is currently available from the iTunes App Store for a monthly fee of $9.99 or a $99.99 annual subscription.

Comments are closed.