With that in mind, here are some links to the apps listed in the article.
|ForeFlight Mobile Aviation|
The app requires a subscription to keep data current, but it provides weather, flight planning, airport facility data, and 15,000+ terminal procedures, FAA IFR & VFR charts, and FAA Terminal Area Charts for use offline.
|Garmin Pilot My-Cast|
This apps comes with a 30-day free trial. After that, a subscription is $9.99/month. Garmin a nationally-recognized GPS provider has created an app that allows you to view real-time weather data, the AOPA airport directory, maps, and flight planning utilizing DUATs.
|Jeppesen Mobile TC|
Though the app is free, it does require an electronic charting subscription from Jeppesen. If you have one, this app provides arrival, departure and approach procedures; chart change notifications; online updates; full-color, high-quality, vector-based data with amazing details and zoom capabilities; offline access to charting data subscriptions
Download the app for $0.99. It does require an annual subscription of $99.95 for full functionality. It includes A/FD, AOPA Directory, and Maps, approach charts, images, route planning, DUATs, etc. Viewing your aircraft’s location on an approach chart requires a ChartData subscription with Seattle Avionics. A 30-day Free Period is available.
Murphy, Kate. “The Paperless Cockpit.” New York Times [New York] 4 July 2011: n.pag. The New York Times. Web. 7 July 2011. <http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/05/business/05pilots.html >.
If you have other apps to suggest, please let us know.