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Flight Explorer announces availability of Flight Explorer Professional Edition version 4.0: The most accurate and reliable Internet based real-time aircraft situation display

Fairfax, VA - March 19, 2002 - Flight Explorer®, the world's leading provider of Internet-based real-time flight tracking and information systems, today announced that Flight Explorer Professional Edition 4.0, a major advance in its flagship product, is available to existing and new customers. Flight Explorer is the provider of the Flight Explorer Professional® service, the most accurate and reliable Internet-based real-time aircraft situation display in the industry. With only a personal computer and Internet access, commercial users and others providing aviation services, can use Flight Explorer Professional to track aircraft anywhere over the U.S. (including Alaska and Hawaii), Canada, the UK (for authorized customers) and portions of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and the Caribbean. Flight Explorer Professional updates aircraft positions every minute and refreshes screen views every 10 seconds. The pending arrival of Flight Explorer Professional 4.0 was first made in December at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention. “In the aviation industry, second-best is out of the question,” said Walter Kross, president and CEO of Flight Explorer. “As the leading product of its kind, Flight Explorer has proven itself to dispatchers, pilots, ground crew, airline executives and others as accurate, dependable, rich with information and easy to use. The new version represents months of work, carefully considering the many suggestions we have received from users and incorporating many of those features into an already great product.” Potential corporate customers can apply for a free 15-day trial of Flight Explorer Professional. Others can try out the Flight Explorer Personal Edition, also at no cost. Both are available for download at www.flightexplorer.com.

Flight Alert™ system - Extensive event system generates alerts via voice, e-mail, wireless devices, on-screen event list, PC audio or log file. With the on-screen event list, users may also specify which events require acknowledgement. Alerts can be generated on aircraft status such as arrival, departure, change in ETA or flight plan, proximity to destination or user-defined alert areas, and much more!

My Fleet Status list - Whether your fleet consists of a group of aircraft, all aircraft arriving and/or departing a particular airport, or an entire airline, keep track of everything you need to know about your fleet in one convenient location. Where they are in-flight, when they are scheduled to depart, where they last landed, and much more.

Event Log - Real-time log of all significant events occurring during a flight.

Last Known Location tracking - In an instant, see the last known location information for all aircraft in My Fleet. Always know where your aircraft are, even if they have been on the ground for 24 hours!

New Surface Overlays - Counties, highways, lakes, rivers, flight service stations, communications facilities, weather stations and all major worldwide cities can be displayed with a simple mouse click.

ACARS Capable - Companies can now work with Flight Explorer to have their fleet displayed globally.

Drawing Tools - Draw custom objects or TFRs on the Flight Explorer screen. These can be enabled to generate alerts when aircraft enter their area.

Many new User Defined View™ settings - An expanded airport database, My Fleet status list, enhanced aircraft filtering, and many other features have been included to allow users to more quickly and easily define the views that are most useful to their operations.

About Flight Explorer

Flight Explorer is the world's leading provider of Internet-based real-time flight tracking information, reporting and display products. It produces the industry's most powerful, reliable and widely used aircraft situation display system. Customers include American Airlines, American Eagle, UPS, FED EX, UnitedAirlines, US Airways, Southwest Airlines, Continental, DOD, FAA, AirTran Airways, Atlantic Coast Airlines, American Trans Air, Air Alaska, Avolar, Raytheon, TAG Aviation, Piedmont Hawthorne, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport, Miami International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport and airport and port authorities in more than two dozen states. For more information, call 1-866-235-6870 or visit http://www.flightexplorer.com.
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