DescriptionCharts and data currently available for all the US including PR, plus some parts of Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.
Avare (pronounced "Av Air") is a free moving map aviation GPS app from Boston for aviators. It features GPS status, online or offline moving map & browsing of all FAA VFR Sectionals (including AK/HI/PR), IFR low level enroute & Approach Plates, WACs, TACs, A/FD info, Airport Diagrams, Terminal Procedures, 50 Nearest airports, METAR/TAF, TFR graphics, GPS Taxi, Obstacles, and more. Completely Free with no ads!
Optional donation requested.
Notice: This is not an FAA certified GPS.
•Made by and for pilots
•Easy to learn & use
•Quick and responsive
•Runs on almost any Android device
•Free App, Databases, Charts, A/FDs, and Terminal Procedures
•No invasive permissions
If you ever wished for free smart FAA materials on your tablet, phone or other Android device, right now is the time to Install Avare.
•On or offline GPS moving map FAA Sectionals, WACs, IFR low enroute, TACs, Terminal Procedures, and Airport Diagrams with GPS Taxi using internal or external GPS.
•All FAA IFR Approach Plates
•On or offline browsing of charts with or without GPS.
•GPS ground track bearing, speed and altitude.
•GPS distance, track line, and Time to any airport.
•Nearest Airports (with wx color code), touch to select.
•Long-press any airport on chart or type in code to select as Destination.
•Type in any address and fly to it via coordinates.
•METAR & TAF: long-press airport on chart (Internet required).
•TFRs: Graphical TFRs (Internet required) and TFR text.
•Obstacles: All obstacles taller than 500 feet AGL at or 200 feet below your MSL will be displayed when enabled
•Radio frequencies, runways, fuel availability, & other A/FD info.
•Landscape or Portrait display mode, North Up or Track Up.
•Touch any two points on chart for approximate distance between them.
•GPS compass direction, Bearing, and Distance to and FROM any point on the map simply by long-pressing one finger on that point. Great for your ATC and CTAF radio calls.
Avare includes A/FD info but no charts in the app Install, so that you can then choose individual charts for Avare to Download free at any time. After installing or updating Avare, be sure to access the Download feature to ensure the Database is up to date and that at least one chart is installed, and use the Get button if needed.
Avare works on any device running Android 2.2 and newer. Note: Please see our apps4av.com website (you can use our Developer link here) for Manual Install instructions if you're unable to install here on the Play store.
In addition to a Nexus 7 and other recent model devices, we test new releases on a first-gen phone running Android 2.2. The fact that Avare is designed to run fine on a minimal early phone means that on newer devices it’s even more responsive and easier to use. With a 4″ or larger screen Avare is much easier to use and read than a paper chart or similar size FAA certified GPS. An inexpensive external GPS will improve reliability and accuracy (including WAAS) on most devices, and some users prefer the larger screen area of a tablet device.
After you Install Avare, please use the Help feature and visit our apps4av website for any news. New features are being added very quickly in response to user feedback and requests, so our documentation sometimes lags behind our innovation. We invite you to Contact us directly via our apps4av site to share your feedback, questions and feature requests.
• Press the options button at the bottom left of the screen for help.