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AvWx Locator

AvWx Locator
  • #: 213278
  • Price: free ($0.00) In Apple Store
  • Category: Weather
  • Updated: 2009-07-15
  • Current Version: 1.2.0
  • 1.2.0
  • Size: 0.20 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Richard Milewski
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later
  • © Copyright 2008 by Richard A. Milewski
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Description

AvWx Locator is a location-aware launcher for the AvWx.net wireless weather service for general aviation.

AvWx Locator will pass the user's current location to AvWx.net so that nearby airports appear at the top of the airport selection list.

AvWx Locator can also display SkyVector.com Sectional and IFR Enroute charts centered on your current location.

AvWx Locator includes a free 30-day trial subscription to AvWx.net.

The AvWx.net service provides:

* Animated NEXRAD Loops centered on US Airports

* Zoomable static NEXRAD radar maps centered on US Airports

* TAFs and METARs, including METARs decoded into plain English

* Infrared satellite pictures centered on almost any airport world-wide

* Winds aloft and flight conditions maps for the US and parts of Canada & Mexico

* Direct dial phone numbers for thousands of ATIS, ASOS and AWOS sytems.

* Airport runway information including lighting for night flights

* VHF frequency information for airports worldwide

* Direct-dial numbers for the Flight Service Stations closest to any US airport.

* FBO lists, including fuel type availability for any US airport.

* Direct dial numbers for rental car and taxi cab companies nationwide.

* A link to open the iPhone Google Maps application centered on any US Airport.

7/25/09 UPDATE: Fixed server side problems with sign-up from iPhones.

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Rated 1/5 based on 3 customer reviews.

 

0/5 stars

Shockingly Bad, Pathetic Even

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Avwx isn't even an application, it just redirects you to web-sites via Safari.

If you want WX on your iPhone then use AeroWeather. It's FREE, and a 1000 times better than this polished...

0/5 stars

Don't bother

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AvWx requires a membership and monthly fee. Aeroweather blows this away and is free.

5/5 stars

Warbird restorations

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I have been using the AvWx version previous to the my iPhone version for years and liked it a lot. The new iPhone locator version is awsome! More cool features that work great. I highly recommend it and I use it all the time.

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