Laminar Research Announces Wireless ADS-B Receiver for Xavion Mobile Aviation Application

Weather information includes NEXTRAD, METARS, and wind data for the most accurate glide path calculations in an emergency. Xavion is compatible with both the iLevel and Sagetech Clarity weather systems.


Columbia, South Carolina June 3, 2013. Laminar Research, creators of the X-Plane flight simulator franchise, announces major enhancements through 3rd party hardware support for Xavion, its premiere mobile aviation application for both recreational and professional pilots.

Recently Laminar Research entered the aviation market with Xavion, a mobile (iPhone and iPad) product providing state-of-the-art synthetic vision, GPS navigation, instrument backups and most importantly, a visual glide path to the nearest airport in the event of engine failure.

The newest features include a wireless interface with an ADS-B receiver providing weather displayed on the Xavion map.  Weather information includes NEXTRAD, METARS, and wind data for the most accurate glide path calculations in an emergency.  Xavion is compatible with both the iLevel and Sagetech Clarity weather systems.  The Sagetech Clarity system provides the enhanced feature of traffic data.

About Laminar Research

Laminar Research is creator of the X-Plane franchise of flight simulators, including X-Plane 10, the latest desktop version.  X-Plane 10 is available in both a consumer version, as well as a FAA certified professional version.  X-Plane versions are available for the iPhone and iPad, as well as other mobile systems.  

Xavion builds on the extensive “virtual world” simulation experience of the Laminar team to now offer leading-edge aviation applications for real-world pilots.

For more information: Xavion: www.xavion.com - X-Plane: www.xplane.com

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