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We’re pleased at X-Plained.Com to offer you the following Navigraph news. There’s a lot to tell you ranging from updated AIRAC cycle 2211 till new video explaining lots of interesting subjects. Regarding the AIRAC cycles; cycle 2211 has been released! Update your tools and add-on aircraft FMS databases using the FMS Data Manager, and using the Navigraph Navdata Center for MSFS users. The current Jeppesen charts are already available through the Navigraph Charts apps.

We’re nearing the end of the beta testing phase of the new Navigraph Charts 8 product. We expect Navigraph Charts 8 to be released sometime during next week. Here is a shortlist of features in the upcoming release:

  • All basic functionality in the existing Charts apps, including current and worldwide Jeppesen electronic charts.
  • VFR charts with visual reporting points, entry/exit routes, patterns, transition routes, flyways, and avoid-overflying zones, powered by Jeppesen VFR data.
  • New data layers with terrain, roads, railroads, landmarks, obstacles, high points, populated areas and more
  • Data-driven charts with 3D globe projection, with configurable items and seamless zoom down to airport/taxiway/gate level, and support for track-up moving maps
  • Improved airspace visualization with clearer altitude restrictions
  • Pinboards with auto-pinning of procedure charts
  • Drag-and-drop route construction (Might not be present on initial release for Android and iOS devices)
  • Airport weather (METAR/TAF) and runway winds

After initial release, our roadmap contains weather layers, navlogs, profile views, external network traffic visualization, annotations, and much more. Keep an eye out in your inbox for the release announcement! And theres’ much more information.Check it out at Navigraph.