Posted on: 22 July 2015 by Ross McSweeny
ForeFlight Mobile is now able to connect with compatible Garmin avionics, allowing pilots to wirelessly receive ADS-B weather and traffic and precise GPS position data on their iPads and iPhones.
The connection with ForeFlight Mobile is achieved through the Garmin Flight Stream 210/110, a Bluetooth wireless gateway, and displays the full suite of ADS-B weather and traffic information received from the GDL 88/84.
The Flight Stream 210, with its internal attitude sensor, powers ForeFlight’s Synthetic Vision and also adds a backup attitude capability with dynamic pitch and bank information.
WAAS GPS position information from GTN 650/750, GNS 430W/530W navigators, or GDL 88 with an internal WAAS receiver can also be used to power features like ForeFlight Mobile’s moving map and geo-referenced approach plates and taxi diagrams to enhance situational awareness in the air and on the ground.
Flight plan transfer capability is currently in development and will be available in a future app update.