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US Army Pathfinder app review



Whether you are attending Pathfinder school or are already a Pathfinder with a unit, US Army Pathfinder is an app that you definitely should consider getting on your iPhone or iPad.

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What we have here is an app that will enable you to speedily carry out the calculations that you need to make on the job.

This app can be found in the Education section of the App Store where it can be purchased for $2.99. Let’s take a look at what it has to offer its users.

US Army Pathfinder


Development and Functions

US Army Pathfinder takes up a minimal 8.8 MB of space on your iOS device and that facilitates speedy functions and calculations in the times when you most need them.

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This app was developed by Guy Cooper, who has been through Pathfinder school himself, and so he decided to put together an app using the study tools that he used in his time.

Flashcards and other study tools are available and are updated frequently to keep up with any changes made in any of the items included.

Main menu
Main menu

Study and Calculation Tools

This app includes DRT, DKAV, TDR, and AA planning formulas that you will need on a regular basis. You can also calculate drop zones with ease with the help of this app. If you are going to take the Pathfinder school test, prepare for it using the practice tests included within.

No matter how far along you are in your journey of being a Pathfinder, this app is sure to help you stay up-to-date, helping you get through the educational aspect and helping you refresh and continue learning as you carry out your Pathfinder operations at your Unit.

Helicopter landing zones
Helicopter landing zones

US Army Pathfinder


Pros & Cons


  • Created by Guy Cooper who went through Pathfinder School
  • He has incorporated the flash cards and other study tools he use to make it as a Pathfinder
  • DRT, DKAV, TDR, and AA planning formulae are included
  • Practice tests available
  • Calculate drop zones with ease
  • Stay up-to-date on the information you need to keep up with at your Unit
  • Frequent updates to keep up with the changed items


  • There is nothing negative to say about this app

Drop zones
Drop zones

Final Words

US Army Pathfinder does what it sets out to do, i.e. preparing users to be better Pathfinders. This is an indispensable tool for all current and future Pathfinders, so grab it on your iPhone or iPad and perform Pathfinder operations with ease.


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Neha Sinha

Neha has been writing and editing since 2010 and has been reviewing iOS apps since early 2014. She has lived in four different countries and loves having the world at her fingertips thanks to these awesome apps.