The app's also able to work at night, and even through thunderstorms. But, terrifyingly, there’s no answer for what happens if the Wi-Fi connection goes...
Xavion is currently available to support small aircraft (though it’s hoped that this kind of technology will assist pilots of larger jets in the future), and costs $199 on the app store. So you're probably not gonna just download it to putz around.
But hey, if you're paranoid and want to account for every disaster permutation, including the pilots disappearing... well, now you can.
Chloe Pantazi is an editorial assistant on Thrillist's travel team. Yes, that's a British accent. No, she doesn't watch Doctor Who. Follow her on Twitter at @ChloePantazi.