Smarter flight planning. One-click calculations.

Create more possibilities for your flight department with smarter and more connected ARINCDirect flight planning services. Take advantage of auto-generated routes that factor probabilistic data such as airspace restrictions, active NOTAMs and published AIP routing around the world. Access a host of integrated features such as MedAire Flight Restrictions - the fast, easy and reliable way to access international medical related global entry requirements for countries around the world. Fly confidently with unified flight safety features including automated weight, balance and aircraft performance calculations and Polaris Aero FlightRisk. All of these features and more are available on your desktop, mobile phone or aircraft iPad. And as a Collins Aerospace ARINCDirect flight planning customer, you also have access to our 24/7/365 flight operations center, staffed with FAA-certified aircraft dispatchers who are ready to help you any day at any time - 24/7/365.

ARINCDirect advantages

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  • NEW! MedAire Flight Restrictions
  • Runway-to-runway flight planning
  • Airspace restriction conformity
  • ICAO AIP derived route adherence
  • NOTAM impact factoring
  • SID and STAR profile adherence
  • Aircraft equipment code assessment

24/7/365 flight operations center

Business aviation operators who use Collins Aerospace ARINCDirect flight planning services have on-demand access to FAA-certified aircraft dispatchers and air traffic specialists. Always ready to help support the unique mission profile of corporate flight departments around the world, ARINCDirect flight coordinators can be reached by phone, email, text message and even aircraft data link. Through daily coordination with air traffic control authorities around the world, Collins Aerospace is helping more than 4,500 private and government aircraft stay in motion, even on those difficult airspace flow control days. This level of support offers the kind of value that an Aircraft Operations Center (AOC) enables for commercial airlines, and it comes standard with any ARINCDirect flight planning subscription.

  • Air Traffic Management (ATM) Expertise
  • Part 121 certified aircraft dispatchers
  • FAA Collaborative Decision Making (CDM) member
  • Weather briefs, hazard alerts and EDCT support
  • Single source for your flight support services
  • 24/7/365 operations center and technical support

Learn more about our 24/7/365 flight operations center

Integration with FlightAware

Collins Aerospace and FlightAware have partnered to provide powerful aircraft tracking and flight operations logistics tools to ARINCDirect subscribers at no additional cost. This provides flight departments access to exclusive services such as Foresight™ Uplink, a solution that uses machine learning to create state-of-the-art predicative ETA models that update in real time. This FlightAware solution and more are all included with ARINCDirect flight planning, data link or cabin connectivity subscriptions.

Integrated safety management

Transportation authorities around the world are recommending, requiring, or will soon require that general aviation and charter operators employ a Safety Management System (SMS) . ARINCDirect integrated safety solutions help flight departments collaboratively establish safety policies, perform safety risk assessments and turn results into insights that can be constructively communicated without fear of repercussion.

  • GE Aviation C-FOQA Centerline™
  • Polaris Aero VOCUS SMS®
  • Seamlessly integrated with flight planning
Learn more about ARINCDirect safety services

ARINCDirect iPad application

ARINCDirect iPad application

A pilot's best friend, the acclaimed ARINCDirect iPad app is designed for in-flight use by crew, with or without internet connectivity.

  • NEW Paperless oceanic plotting procedures
  • Retrieve, adjust and file your flight plans
  • Compute weight and balance calculations
  • Sync leg, company, user and aircraft documents
  • Access interactive aeronautical charts
  • Review graphical weather overlays
  • Included with ARINCDirect flight planning subscription

Plotting chart

ARINCDirect Mini

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Good news for pilots on the go! ARINCDirect users are now able to quickly access and manage their flight plans using the smartphone in their pocket. Available for both Apple® and Android™ devices.

  • Recompute, adjust and file flight plans
  • Update PIC, SIC and persons on board
  • Access text weather and smart NOTAMs
  • Track active flights
  • Included with ARINCDirect flight planning subscription

Weight, balance and performance

Plane weight balance data

Collins Aerospace’s ARINCDirect offers runway analysis services, using software developed by Aircraft Performance Group (APG), combined with aircraft manufacturer supplied software, and performance data from the appropriate approved Airplane Flight Manual (AFM). With our runway analysis you can determine the maximum allowable gross weights for takeoff and landing procedures, for airports worldwide.

Fully integrated into the ARINCDirect flight planning tool, Weight & Balance (WB) reports are prepared using the customer’s specific aircraft interior configuration and take into account the precise location of all items on board. 

Mapping and worldwide en route charts

Flight mapping view

Collins Aerospace’s ARINCDirect offers customers a mapping feature with interactive planning capabilities, including worldwide mapping and navigation data. The application uses ARINC424 navigation data as well as National Aeronautical Charting Office (NACO) charts to provide worldwide mapping, simultaneously displaying multiple routes between city pairs.

Layers and features include: 

  • Flight information regions (FIRs)
  • Animated radar
  • Turbulence
  • Icing
  • Winds
  • Fuel stop locations

Weather services

Weather data map

Collins Aerospace's ARINCDirect partners with Schneider Electric to provide the most detailed weather data anywhere, at any time – customized to meet operational preferences.

  • Worldwide text weather, including METARs, TAFs, PIREPs, SIGMETs, AIRMETs and NOTAMs
  • Worldwide web-based graphical weather charts
  • Enhanced weather graphics for turbulence, icing and thunderstorms
  • Worldwide radar (where available) and satellite imagery
  • Area forecasts and route weather briefings
  • Winds and temperatures aloft data
  • Turbulence, convective activity and volcanic ash advisories
  • "Plain language" weather briefs for passengers, including company logo
  • Route of flight images with weather and TFR overlays
  • Access to an aviation meteorologist for personalized weather briefings (extra fees may apply)

Graphical flight tracking

Man viewing flight data on PC

We have partnered our ARINCDirect service with FlightAware to provide the next level of graphical flight tracking support. FlightAware users have global tracking capabilities, based on radar data, ADS-B reports and/or data link position reports.

  • Display weather overlays and receive real-time information such as ETA, speed and altitude
  • Securely track aircraft from any computer or mobile device
  • View other IFR traffic, weather and ATC trends
  • Monitor in-flight movements and diversions
  • Point-and-click communication with the flight crew for data link equipped aircraft
  • Access Aircraft Situational Display Information (ASDI)

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