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The following links are designed for use on mobile devices (smart phones, PDAs, iPhones, etc.). These applications are not produced by or endorsed by UND Aerospace and are provided for informational use only. Listed applications are free unless noted otherwise. Some applications require a one-time payment or a paid subscription. Depending on the user's device and service provider, the user may be charged by their service provider for accessing these mobile applications via the Internet.
Applications that are only available for the iPhone/iPod are grouped separately. In addition to those listed below, an extensive list of iPhone/iPod applications can be found at the AviatorApps page http://www.aviatorapps.com
Most of the applications listed are to be used for general information purposes only, and should not be used as substitutes for official FAA-approved publications or sources of weather information.
LiveATC provides both live and recorded ATC audio transmissions with instant archive retrieval. KGFK frequencies currently available are Grand Forks Tower (118.4) and Approach Control (118.1)
AOPA has partnered with ForeFlight to offer a comprehensive directory that lists airport information, FBOs, airport services, and more.
The AirCheck Aviation Checklist allows users to create and use checklists for any airplane. ($1.99)
Flight Planning/Flight Computers
FltPlan.com offers a free, quick, and easy way to do flight planning, access weather information, view airport information, and more. Available for iPhone, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry, and Palm devices.
Weather information, fuel planning, weight & balance, and many E-6B calculations are all available in this application. A free version is available, as well as a Pro version with more features for $9.99.
myE6B Aviation Calculator -
Solve common E-6B calculations, convert units, and access METARs and TAFs with the myE6B Aviation Calculator. ($7.95)
X-Plane Mobile -
X-Plane offers many apps for the iPhone and iPod, including "X-Plane 9", "X-Plane Helicopter", and "X-Planner." ($4.99 to $9.99)
PilotFAR includes all the FARs, SFARs, and NTSB 830. Allows for offline access to the FARs and updates for free online. PilotFAR provides bookmarks, cross-regulation hyperlinks, and full integration with PilotAIM. ($6.99)
PilotAIM is a complete digital version of the Aeronautical Information Manual. Allows for offline access, bookmarking, and is fully integrated with PilotFAR. ($6.99)
PilotPrep includes over 1100 questions from the FAA test bank for the Private Pilot, Sport Pilot, Recreational Pilot, and Instrument Rating exams. ($6.99)
The National Weather Service's Aviation Digital Data Service (ADDS) provides access to aviation reports and forecasts, as well as graphical information such as radar and satellite imagery.
AirWX provides easy and free access to METARs, TAFs, weather maps, PIREPs, and more.
AirWX (BlackBerry) -
This version of AirWX, designed specifically for the BlackBerry, also provides easy and free access to METARs, TAFs, weather maps, PIREPs, and more.
DUAT.COM/mobile is an FAA-certified source of weather and flight planning information, formatted specifically for mobile devices.
DUATS is also an FAA-certified source of weather and flight planning information, but not specifically formatted for mobile devices.
WXSYS On Demand -
WXSYS On Demand offers access to comprehensive weather information for the major mobile platforms, including BlackBerry, iPhone, and Windows Mobile.
AeroWeather provides free and easy access to METARs and TAFs.
AirWX Aviation Weather provides access to METARs, TAFs, PIREPs, weather maps, sectionals, charts, and more. ($6.99)
ForeFlight Mobile sells as a higher-end source of aviation weather products, airport information, and flight planning tools. ($74.99)
The Pilot Library -
BondWorks.net has created an aviation library with over 100 categories containing thousands of unique definitions and images. The Pilot's Library streams new content to your device as it becomes available. ($7.99)