IFR Flight Prep: A Whole New Game

Thanks to the information revolution, new computerized tools have changed the flight-planning process. Just how does one plan an instrument cross-country today? Let me count the ways.

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Jeppesen’s FliteStar is full-featured, offering international weather and charting along with profile-view nav planning and EFB capability.
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Seattle Avionics’ Voyager is a scalable flight-planning package with available scanned charts, IFR charts, fuel prices and an excellent in-flight navigation module.
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FlightPrep’s Online Flight Planner is feature-rich and always just a broadband connection away. It features profile view, scanned U.S. en-route and sectional charts and an excellent flight-planning wizard.