Simon Hackett is an Australian business leader who combines entrepreneurial energy with technical expertise. After building Internode into Australia's largest privately-owned broadband company, Simon sold Internode to iiNet Ltd, Australia’s second-largest provider of DSL broadband services. After serving as a non-executive director on the iiNet board for 18 months, Simon resigned that role in November 2013 to become a non-executive director of NBN Co, the government-owned company building the National Broadband Network. Simon has also invested in a number of innovative Australian start-up technology companies.
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The internationally successful AvPlan software, which allows pilots of high performance planes to use an iPad to prepare and file their aircraft flight plans in just minutes, is now available in the US.
Available from Apple’s AppStore, AvPlan EFB (Electronic Flight Book) is used by thousands of pilots internationally, including a rapidly growing number in North America. Founded in 2011 by pilot and software developer Bevan Anderson, AvPlanwww.avplan-efb.com is an iPad and iPhone-based app that dramatically simplifies the process of developing and filing aircraft flight plans.
The internationally successful AvPlan software, which allows professional and recreational pilots to use an iPad to prepare and file airplane flight plans in just minutes, is now available for New Zealand pilots.
Now available, the AvPlan EFB 3.4 includes complete support for New Zealand after AvPlan officially licensed all maps and the Aeronautical Information Package (AIP) from Airways NZ.