AUSTIN, Texas, May 28, 2014 – DAC International, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today that Apple® has approved its GDC64 weather application.
The newly released weather app provides the iPad user a visual display of weather in the United States and Canada when connected to an HUT XM Receiver through DAC International’s GDC64 TAIU. Current display capabilities include U.S. radar, Canadian radar, strikes, shear, tops and satellite imagery.
“This new application will allow operators to see and react to potential weather related issues,” said General Manager of DAC International Francisco Hernandez. “The tool provides pilots with improved situational awareness, and affords them a means to plan diversions well ahead of time.”
The App, while not designed as a navigational tool, does allow for last known aircraft position display on the map. Users can zoom and pan to display desired map contents. And when displaying the aircraft icon, the map will automatically re-center when the icon reaches the edge of the map. The map is always drawn in the landscape position.
DAC previously released its first app, the GDC64 in May, 2013, which provides a means to configure the GDC64.
To obtain the new weather app from the iTunes store just search on GDC64 Wx or access the store via https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gdc64wx/id867717680?mt=8&uo=4 for iPhone or https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/gdc64wx/id867717680?mt=8&uo=4 for iPad.
About DAC International
DAC International offers a wide range of avionics upgrade solutions for regional and major airlines, military and general and corporate aircraft, as well as MROs and OEMs worldwide. DAC uses certified solutions, including navigational, communications and display systems to help the aviation community meet new standards, as well as replacing of older systems. They offer a wide range of test equipment, including RVSM, ARINC 615(A) portable data loaders and other Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and a whole range of in-house built data converters. Additionally, they sell new-generation EFB and adapter units, such the GDC-64 Tablet Aircraft Interface Unit for iPads, plus they can supply complete integration kits with FAA or EASA STC for several types of aircraft. For more information, go to www.dacint.com.
About Greenwich AeroGroup
Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc., owns and operates providers of general, commercial, government and military aviation services including: maintenance, avionics and interior refurbishments; fixed base operations; aircraft sales, charter and management; manufacturing and engineering; component repair and overhaul; parts distribution and financial services. Current locations include: Atlantic Aero, Inc., located at Piedmont-Triad International Airport in Greensboro, N.C.; Western Aircraft, Inc., located at Gowen Field in Boise, Idaho; Summit Aviation, Inc., located at Summit Airport in Middletown, Del.; DAC International, Inc., located in Austin, Texas; Matrix Aviation, Inc., located in Atlanta, Ga.; Professional Aviation Associates, Inc., located in Atlanta, Ga.; Professional Aircraft Accessories, Inc., located in Titusville, Fla.; Aero Precision Industries, located in Livermore, Calif., and NASAM, Inc., located in S. San Francisco, Calif. Additionally, Greenwich AeroGroup owns an interest in Helivia Aero Taxi located in Rio de Janerio. News and information are available at www.greenwichaerogroup.com.