Monthly Archives: September 2022


New FlightView Training Video

So here is a new 55 minute monster training video covering all things FlightView App. We start off with a quick review of what FlightView is and does, then take a brief look at the architecture. Next we walk through the process of installing the app on an iPad. Then we dive deep on the screens, with detailed descriptions of the overall layout, the PFD, MFD, EMS, COM Radio, Transponder, Autopilot, and Checklist system.

It’s a lot, but it does a good job of explaining how to use FlightView. I’ll follow it up with some other extended tutorials on installing the FlightView Hardware and configuring FlightView – both of which are likely to be equally as long and involved.

Please check it out and let me know what you think.

By |2022-09-09T00:15:17+00:00September 9, 2022|Blog Post|Comments Off on New FlightView Training Video

RNAV (GPS) Approach Plates and Airport Diagrams

Version 3.0 of the FlightView system adds FAA RNAV (GPS) approach plates, airport diagrams, and approach procedures to the FlightView MFD and navigation system. These are currently considered experimental features as there are a few key functions (missed approaches, procedure turns, holds) that are still under development. While this is still “experimental” we’re offering the plates and database for free. When we have the feature ready for prime-time we will be charing a small subscription fee for the data – something in the range of $10 / month or $100 / year.

Here’s how to get it all set up and working…

Configure the FlightView App

  1. Make sure you have version 3.0 or later installed on your iPad
  2. Enable the “Instrument Approach Procedures” in the new “Experimental Features” settings page.

Download the Data

  1. On a computer (not the iPad) download the plates data, which comes as a 3.95 GB zip file.
  2. Unzip the […]
By |2022-09-15T14:24:56+00:00September 7, 2022|Blog Post|Comments Off on RNAV (GPS) Approach Plates and Airport Diagrams
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