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AvMap announces EKP V compatibility with RocketRoute flight planning service

Create Flight Plans on RocketRoute and export them on your AvMap EKP V aeronautical navigator


Carrara – AvMap announces EKP V compatibility with RocketRoute flight planning service: you can create Flight Plans on RocketRoute and export them on your AvMap EKP V aeronautical navigator! To do so, you do not need to buy any extra kit, you can just use
AvMap Suite (, the free desktop application that helps you managing the contents of your EKP V from your PC / MAC.

Discover the RocketRoute flight planning service that gives you the confidence, flexibility and convenience to fly IFR or VFR anywhere in Europe. RocketRoute is easy to use, fast and
flexible. Create Flight Plans and export them to your favorite moving map system.
You can use the web app from any device or you can download the mobile app for iOS or Android devices.

The GA pilot’s market is changing and the flight planning is shifting more and more from the paper and the desktop to mobile devices. EKP V can be removed from the cockpit and can be used as a portable device for update and for planning operations, and this is already an advantage, moreover AvMap is opening to those customers who are using other flight planning services on other devices such as the iPad. RocketRoute is a “cloud service” that
allows planning anywhere from your PC/Mac, iPhone, Android, iPad, this allows creating a flight plan very quickly without having to in sert manually each waypoint on the EKP V.

EKP V is a multifunctional and versatile aeronautical navigator, capable of becoming the core of your integrated avionic system thanks to its docking station. With that in mind, AMap is offering compatibility with other instruments and applications developed from third party”.
Says Simone Lazzarini, AvMap’s CEO.
“With this operation AvMap is also looking at the needs of market demanding more and more mobility. EKP V is a product in continuous evolution, this is just one of the many news that we will introduce in 2013 with new accessories and free software updates.”

Besides importing Flight Plans, AvMap Suite can manage also other contents such as waypoints, tracks and even customized raster charts. Moreover, AvMap Suite helps updating with ease the maps and software of your EKP V.  

Importing a Flight from RocketRoute is very easy:
1. Compile a flight plan on, save and click 'Export’ selecting .GPX format. The flight plan to be imported can have up to 100 waypoints.
2. Connect the EKP V to you PC with the USB cable and when AvMap Suite (opens up, Click Explore Device. This window allows transferring personal data between the EKP V and your PC.
3. Click Add and select in your PC the flight plan file exported from RocketRoute. Select them and Click Import to EKP.
Disconnect the EKP V find the Flight Plans in the EKP V‘s FP page.

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About AvMap
AvMap was established in Italy in 1994 within the C-MAP group, the world leader in electronic chart technology. AvMap made its
debut in the aeronautical market with the EKP (electronic kneepad), one of the most successful flight navigation systems sold worldwide. AvMap transferred its electronic cartography expertise from the aeronautical to the terrestrial sector, becoming a leader in satellite navigation solutions and fleet
tracking systems. Users include the armed forces, police, fire brigades and emergency services. In 1994, AvMap pioneered the sector of GPS portable solutions dedicated to car
navigation, launching the ‘Desert Cruiser’ followed by ‘Road Cruiser’, ‘Geosat GPS’, ‘Geosat evolution’, ‘Geosat2’, the ‘Geosat 4 series’, ‘Geosat 5 series’ and the Geosat 6
series. In 2007 the AvMap’ Automotive B2B unit develops new super smart semi-integrated solutions which satisfy the high quality standards of the automotive industry. AvMap’ partners include PSA Group (Peugeot and Citroen), Toyota, Mitsubishi Motor
Company Brazil and many others.

AvMap: Chiara Viganò

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