DUAL XGPS170 GPS + ADS-B WEATHER & TRAFFIC RECEIVER SEAMLESSLY INTEGRATES WITH AOPA FlyQ EFB APP
HEATHROW, FL. (June 13, 2013) - Dual Electronicstoday announced that theirXGPS170GPS + ADS-B Receiver for Apple and Android devicesis now compatible with the AOPA FlyQ EFB app. The in-flight weather received through the XGPS170 seamlessly integrates into the FlyQ EFB app, providing all the benefits of the ADS-B broadcast in an easy-to-use solution.
The new AOPA FlyQ EFB is an easy to use iPad app that includes unique and innovative features such as split-screen, 3D synthetic vision, ADS-B weather, track-up, geo-referenced approach plates, wind-optimized autorouting, and AOPA Airports Directory to make flying easier and safer than ever. For more information visit theAOPA website.
\"The Dual XGPS 150 has long been a top GPS for pilots,\"says Andrew Ross, Director of FlyQ Products.\"We are excited to have FlyQ EFB take advantage of the new Bluetooth-enabled XGPS170, with both ADS-B and WAAS GPS receivers\",added Ross.
\"We are very happy to be working with AOPA to provide weather services in the cockpit through the XGPS170,\" said Greg Lukins, Vice President, Business Development, Dual Electronics.\"The advanced features of FlyQ EFB and the reliable performance of the XGPS170 combine to create a powerful navigational aide in the cockpit,\"added Lukins.
The XGPS170 features a high-accuracy WAAS GPS and an ADS-B receiver for weather and traffic data. The receiver connects wirelessly via Bluetooth to two tablets simultaneously, leaving both tablets free to connect to other WiFi devices. The built-in rechargeable battery lasts over 5 hours of continuous use, and a 12-28V charger is included. The XGPS170 comes with a convenient non-slip pad that holds the receiver in place on horizontal as well as vertical surfaces. For more information on the product and compatible apps visit gps.dualav.com.
About Dual:Dual Electronics Corporation is a subsidiary of the Namsung Corporation, and is based in Heathrow, FL. Dual offers a wide selection of mobile electronics, marine electronics and portable GPS products. For further information, visitwww.dualav.comandGPS.dualav.com.