GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., December 19, 2016 – L-3 Aviation Products (L-3 AP) announced today that its Lynx® line of ADS-B products is compatible with ForeFlight Mobile, a versatile flight planning app for the iPad® and iPhone®. The Lynx NGT-2000, -2500 and -9000 models will now transmit ADS-B weather and traffic to the ForeFlight app via the Lynx Wi-Fi module.
“We are delighted to expand the capability of our Lynx product line to deliver greater situational awareness for pilots,” said Larry Riddle, L-3 Aviation Products’ Vice President of Sales for General Aviation (GA). “They have expressed the need for Lynx products and ForeFlight Mobile to work together, and today is a “Win-Win-Win” for L-3, ForeFlight and pilots around the world.”
Both Lynx and ForeFlight Mobile are award-winning products that have garnered praise and a large following from the flying community. The popular panel-mounted Lynx NGT-9000 is a Mode S dual-band 978 and 1090 MHz ADS-B In/Out touchscreen transponder that also features a display for traffic and weather. Paired with ForeFlight Mobile, users can now overlay ADS-B weather and traffic data onto the many charts and maps that the app brings to the cockpit. Learn more about the L-3 Lynx product line at L-3Lynx.com.
ForeFlight is the award-winning and most widely used flight planning and electronic flight bag app for the iPad and iPhone. Individual pilots and professional flight crews all over the world use ForeFlight to plan and file flight plans, access preflight and in-flight weather, download and view electronic charts and maps, manage flight publications, log flight time, and more. Additionally, ForeFlight is renowned for its amazingly responsive and accurate Fanatical Pilot Support™.
L-3 Aviation Products (L-3 AP) is a provider of General Aviation (GA), commercial and military avionics.
L-3 AP manufactures a diverse line of safety- and efficiency-enhancing products that sets the standard for next-generation requirements, including transponders, ADS-B systems, configurable voice and data recorders, collision avoidance systems, navigation products, display systems and processors. L-3 AP also offers aftermarket services, including MRO and integrated performance-based logistics for military and commercial systems. To learn more about L-3 Aviation Products, please visit www.L3com.com/aviationproducts.
Headquartered in New York City, L-3 employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide and is a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms. L-3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training. The Company reported 2015 sales of $10.5 billion. To learn more about L-3, please visit the Company’s website at www.L-3com.com.
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