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Newsletter - October 9th, 2012

SMS Seminar Coming to Dallas Next Week: Guest speaker Randy Babbitt
FltPlan.com is still taking registrations for a free educational event through this Friday, October 12, 2012. FltPlan.com will be hosting an SMS Informational Seminar in partnership with ACSF (Air Charter Safety Foundation). This is a live event, not a webinar. It will take place in Dallas on Wednesday October 17, 2012, starting promptly at 9 am and ending at 5 pm CT. This SMS Seminar will provide helpful information in regard to the development and implementation of your company's SMS Program. We are pleased to announce that Randy Babbitt, former FAA Administrator, will once again be a guest speaker at our upcoming SMS Seminar. Registration is required to attend.
 
To register Click Here. Each attendee is required to register separately. After receiving the registration form and being qualified as an SMS participant, further details will be provided via email.


Say Hello to FltPlan.com at the AOPA and NBAA Shows
FltPlan.com will be at the AOPA Aviation Summit 2012 this week in Palm Springs, CA on October 11-13. Visit us at Booth 1329. Look for some great new features and enhancements being announced at the show for both our web programs and mobile based apps for iPad and Android. FltPlan.com will have a large number of staff members at the show, including some of our iPad and Android developers to demonstrate our constantly improving apps.
 
At the NBAA Convention in Orlando on October 29th, FltPlan.com will be among four panelists discussing iPad use in the cockpit. The meeting starts at 11am and runs to 12:30pm.

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Moving Maps & Charts on FltPlan.com's Android App
The latest update to FltPlan.com's popular Android App is meeting with great success. Our Android users are enjoying several enhanced features.
 
Most recently FltPlan.com added moving map displays for sectionals and enroute charts for the U.S. Soon we'll have low and high altitude enroute charts for Canada and the Caribbean. With the moving map display you can make notations along your route, which can be viewed later while in flight or on the ground. The 'breadcrumb' feature lets you record where your flight takes you. From take-off to landing, you can see the actual route that your aircraft flew. You can also 'track up' for better directional display.
 
Import all of your flight plan routes from your account (plus those from shared accounts) onto your maps/charts with the push of a button. There's no need to retype your route.
 
All the data you need for your flight is available (offline or online) with a long press to one of your routes. You can also import your NavLogs and Weather for offline viewing.
 
Also, look for document downloading & sharing on your Android device. More in our next newsletter. Best of all, FltPlan.com's mobile apps are free.
 

 

Now Store Documents/Images/Spreadsheets as Part of Your FltPlan App
FltPlan.com now lets you store documents as part of your FltPlan iPad app. This allows for easy access and makes your flight planning experience more streamlined.
 
You can view documents that you have previously uploaded to the FltPlan.com website and now have them available in the iPad app for later viewing offline. All of your documents will be conveniently displayed in the Documents section on the website and on your mobile apps (iPad/iPhone and Android devices).
 
FltPlan's App supports a multitude of document and image types including:
.bmp, .doc, .docx, .gif, .htm, .html, .jpeg, .jpg, .keynote, .numbers, .pages, .pdf, .png, .ppt, .pptx, .text, .tiff, .txt, .rtf, .xls, and .xlsx.
 

 
Click here for complete instructions.


 

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