Xavion, an iPad app, knows about your plane’s glide characteristics and the nearby terrain, so it guides you to the safest nearby runway! Watch the video…
Xavion app connects to the airplane’s autopilot via Wi-Fi and takes control, shows you the surrounding terrain with startling clarity, so you always know what’s around you.
With point-to-point navigation from Xavion, just enter your destination and desired altitude. Xavion provides easy-to-fly “hoops” to take you there.
Plus, will estimate your ETA and fuel burn at different altitudes, so you can choose the fastest or the most efficient path.
Xavion provides an iPad-powered backup of your primary flight instruments. If one goes out, simply switch on Xavion and continue on your way.
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