PocketFMS selects RocketRoute for Flight Plan Filing

    09 Jan 2014


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9th January, 2014 – Lelystad Airport. PocketFMS has today announced a new partnership with RocketRoute to integrate flight plan filing across its product range.

Available immediately on iOS, Android and Windows 7/8 using the EasyVFR flight planning app, users can prepare a route and file it instantly on the go. Existing RocketRoute account members can enter their details into EasyVFR and use them for filing. New users can register for a free account via www.rocketroute.com.

Rob Weijers CEO of PocketFMS said “We are delighted to have partnered with RocketRoute. Their flight plan filing system is the most advanced filing system there is, and we are proud to bring it to our EasyVFR users.” Marcel Knol of PocketFMS added “EasyVFR is as the name suggests is the easiest way there is to plan your flight. This partnership now makes getting that plan into the flight planning system easy too!”

Uwe Nitsche CEO of RocketRoute said “We are delighted that PocketFMS chose RocketRoute to partner with for Flight Plan filing. We have worked very hard to make the RocketRoute platform open and easy to connect with. Our system works worldwide for both VFR and IFR filing.”

EasyVFR by PocketFMS is available in the Apple App Store, Google Play store, and directly from the PocketFMS website for touchscreen Windows devices. EasyVFR has unique features to make flight plan filing easy including Auto Route Finding, hour by hour aviation weather forecast, advanced NOTAM filtering and relative terrain in planning mode. Now flight plan filing just became Easy too.

EasyVFR is available only via www.pocketfms.com/EasyVFR.

Rocket Route is available online via www.rocketroute.com.

About PocketFMS

The PocketFMS Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing the enjoyment of aviators worldwide by providing the means for improved safety and convenience; above and beyond what has been done before. PocketFMS development started in 2003 by founders Rob Weijers and Marcel Knol and since then served tens of thousands of users with their products and data.

PocketFMS is located at Lelystad Airport (EHLE) in the Netherlands.

About RocketRoute

RocketRoute was founded in 2009, originally to solve the problem of private aircraft owners preparing and managing flight plans in Europe. Since then, the company has gone from strength to strength with over 45,000 registered users, handling hundreds of thousands of flights annually and increasingly being used worldwide.