October 12, 2010 in Navigation (E)
[prMac.com] Auckland, NZ - Announcing David Foxcroft, the developer of FinalGlide, has launched a new product for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The application is a new glider pilot tool, enabling users to optimize their flight times between waypoints and to log track data. FinalGlide is customizable, taking the pilot's information before calculating and displaying data for achieving an optimum flight experience. Data can be modified and downloaded using the app's web service.
FinalGlide is a new product launch, offering glider pilots a tool for optimizing their flight times between waypoints, while tracking data that can be modified and downloaded. The app comes equipped with different units of measurement and takes into account glider polars, altitude, speed, distance and wind before calculating and displaying the information that helps a glider pilot who is looking the most perfect flight possible, given the existing conditions.
There are ninety different types of gliders provisioned for, as well as room for inputting one hundred waypoints, which is plenty for most gliders. While the iPhone is equipped with its own GPS and needs no additional equipment, iPod touch users are able to fully use the application with an external GPS.
Some of the features of FinalGlide include the following:
* Easy to use and customizable
* 90 gliders provisioned
* Different units of measurement - knots, feet, kilometers
* Provides 100 empty waypoints
* Computes and displays information for optimizing flight times between waypoints
* Takes into account glider polars, altitude, speed, distance and wind
* Track data is logged and can be downloaded using the Web Service
* Gliders, Measurement Units and Waypoint data can be modified by providing a plist file via the Web Service
* Core location services with iPhone
* Requires an external GPS unit when used with iPod touch
FinalGlide's web service is available to users when they download the app. Through the service, a pilot's track data can be logged, information can be changed and downloading of the data can be completed.
* 3G iPhone and iPod touch, iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 0.2 MB
Pricing and Availability:
FinalGlide 18.104.22.168 is only $9.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Navigation category. Promo codes are available for qualified reviewers. Please specify the website or blog you represent when making your request.
David Foxcroft is an expert in the development of software related to gliding. The iPhone allows specific instrument functionality without the massive hardware expense involved in normal instrumentation, so it is the perfect venue for his products. Additionally, David Foxcroft develops Windows based applications for ground-side operations. Copyright (C) 2010 Mobile-App-Marketing-Makeover & Edward Turner. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.