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Abacus Releases CoPilot Pro

Last updated Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:41:38 GMT
Originally posted on Sat, 11 Aug 2007 13:46:57 GMT

Last week we released CoPilot Pro, the fourth major revision of this popular software. For more than eight years, CoPilot has remained one of the most widely used navigation add-ons for Flight Simulator and this newest version packs in even more impressive features.  Click on Read More for the full story.

CoPilot Pro has these key features:

  • Global Map - integrated map provides worldwide coverage of airports and navaids along geo-political boundaries. Instaneous zoom in, zoom out, pan. Bonus - major roads for USA.
  • Navaids - intelligently displays airports, approaches, fixes, VORs NDBs, intersections and air spaces.
  • Flight Planning - quickly create a variety of plans. Routes are easily changeable on map with point and click. Plans are fully FSX and FS2004 compatible.
  • GPS - simple, yet ingenious instrument takes you anywhere in the FS world. Incorporates top notch moving map page, multiple info pages, traffic (TCAS) page, more.
  • AutoPilot Link - GPS automatically couples for "hands-off" navigation. Using a CoPilot flight plan, it can fly your aircraft right down to decision height for any approach.
  • GPS Setup - Fast two-click operation installs the GPS in any of your aircraft
  • Airman's Guide - prints handsome area maps, flight plans, airport and taxiway diagrams, approach planes. Convenient "flight package" prints all documents required for a single flight. Save hundreds of dollars with this feature alone.

Registered users of earlier versions of CoPilot are eligible to upgrade to CoPilot Pro at a discount.

CoPilot Pro is available on CD-ROM for FSX and FS2004 from software dealers nationwide and carries a suggested retail price is $39.95. It is also available for convenient delivery by download for $39. 

CoPilot Pro was developed by Flight Simulator pioneer Peter Jacobson.

Abacus is a designer, developer and publisher of PC software. Founded in 1978, Abacus is now in its 29th year of delivering quality products to enthusiastic users around the world

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Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens is a flight simulation industry expert with over 20 years of experience and also has a keen interest in aviation and technology.  Ian spends a lot of his time experimenting with various simulator packages but has a love for Microsoft Flight Simulator X because of the huge selection of add-ons available.  However, Ian also has copies of Prepar3D and X-Plane installed. 

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