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23 days ago
Topic:
Selecting Arrivals from a list in Planner

John Burnside
John Burnside
Posts: 198
One quick other follow up: there can be an issue generating the routing when you select a base STAR, rather than the STAR with a transition, with "Low Altitude Airways with SID/STAR" routing type.

For example, WRGNZ.WRGNZ1 is a base STAR and WRGNZ doesn't connect directly to an airway, so the Low Altitude Airways routing type doesn't know how to route to it. As a result, we will generate a direct a direct route and show an error message. In that case, select the WRGNZ1 arrival, but with a transition point, such as MMMOE.WRGNZ1.
edited by John Burnside on 4/1/2019
23 days ago
Topic:
Selecting Arrivals from a list in Planner

John Burnside
John Burnside
Posts: 198
Hi Dave,

KSAV does not have any SIDs listed in the official FAA data we load every 28 days, so that is correct. When choosing KRYY as the destination, you should see a number of STARs, however. We have tested a few different approaches to enter the FROM and TO fields, and the STARs are consistently available when the routing type is changed to Low Altitude Airways with SID/STARs.

Can you share any additional info about how you are entering the FROM, TO, and ROUTE that could help us reproduce and debug the issue?

Thanks!
edited by John Burnside on 4/1/2019
23 days ago
Topic:
Arrivals not recognized until after plan flight in

John Burnside
John Burnside
Posts: 198
Hi Dave,

Thanks for your post. Always happy to help!

Any chance you could send us a screenshot of what you are seeing? Or, can you describe a bit further how you are entering it? Are you choosing "Custom Route" and typing the WRGNZ.WRGNZ1 in the route field? If you are typing it and it has a red underline, that is most likely your browser trying to spellcheck the route text, which it won't recognize!
25 days ago
Topic:
Selecting Arrivals from a list in Planner

redglass98
redglass98
Posts: 63
I see that on the route planning section (IFP.com) that you can select low Alt airways with SIDS and STARS. However when I plan a route KSAV -KRYY and pick this route aid is says no SIDS and No STARS in the drops down boxes but KRYY has lots of arrivals in the Docs and Freqs section. What am I doing wrong?

Dave
25 days ago
Topic:
Arrivals not recognized until after plan flight in

redglass98
redglass98
Posts: 63
When I key in an arrival it is not recognized and red flagged until I click on "Plan Flight" then it plots the full arrival on the map and flight log.

Example - KSAV to KRYY

Arrival is WRGNZ.WRGNZ1
3/19/2019
Topic:
Filing drone NOTAMs

eddean2008
eddean2008
Posts: 3
Good info. This is already becoming a tool for our planning.
3/19/2019
Topic:
Filing drone NOTAMs

Andy Matthews
Andy Matthews
Posts: 54
Thank you for your suggestion! We know we have a lot of UAS pilots using iFlightPlanner and have been asked by many for the ability to file for waivers, autorizations, etc.

While we don't have plans to add that functionality now, all of our development is prioritized by the amount of support a feature receives. That said, be sure to check out our iFlightPlanner for UAS tutorial at https://www.iflightplanner.com/Blog/iFlightPlanner-for-UAS-Operations_602.aspx and let us know what you think!

Andy
3/19/2019
Topic:
Filing drone NOTAMs

eddean2008
eddean2008
Posts: 3
With the onslaught of drone use and commercial applications, it would be nice to be able to file a drone NOTAM. Right now we have to go to the FAA site to login and file. This is not a huge hassle but it would be nice to be able to go to one sight to plan our flights.
3/15/2019
Topic:
Drone Notams on the map

John Burnside
John Burnside
Posts: 198
Thanks for your post! Customer feedback always help drive our development priorities!

We are researching to find the best data source for this information so that we can display it on our maps!
3/15/2019
Topic:
Drone Notams on the map

eddean2008
eddean2008
Posts: 3
That would be a nice feature.
2/23/2019
Topic:
Export to anything

John Burnside
John Burnside
Posts: 198
Thanks for your post! We're always happy to help.

The first step is to plan a flight, which you can do in our Trip Manager. Simply enter your departure, destination, and any other flight details, then click the green "Plan Flight" button. Your planned flight will appear on the map. Now, click "Nav Log" at the top of the screen. In the Nav Log, you'll see the "EXPORT TO" options as shown in the attached screenshot. These same links are also available on the "Docs" tab in the Trip Manager.

For the Garmin 430 you'll want to use the FPL format. GFP is the newer Garmin format. For both of those file types, you'll want to save those to an SD card that can be plugged into your Garmin devices in the aircraft, which will allow you to load the flight plan.

For your iPad, we recommend downloading iFlightPlanner for iPad from the App Store. All of your account info and flights planned on iFlightPlanner.com will be automatically synced to your device with a single tap. iFlightPlanner for iPad is a full-featured EFB (electronic flight bag), including airport reference, GPS moving map, ADS-B integration, and much more. We are working on iFlightPlanner for iPhone as well!

Certainly let us know if we can help further!
2/23/2019
Topic:
Export to anything

gmurray
gmurray
Posts: 1
Hi all,
I am new here and trying to figure out how to export a flight plan to other devices like a Garmin 430, and Aera 660, or, into Foreflight on an iPhone or iPad. It is the simple things in life that cause me the most trouble. Even a .csv export might work?

Thank you.
12/27/2018
Topic:
Flight Simulator (FSX, X-Plane) Integration

Andy Matthews
Andy Matthews
Posts: 54
vancinad wrote:
Has the fsxflight.com domain gone away? I'm getting "This domain has expired." Is XConn a workable substitute?


Thanks for your message, and yes, it looks like FSXFlight.com has been gobbled up by a domain squatter... We have not tested XConn with iFlightPlanner for iPad.

The native functionality included in X-Plane will be your best workaround in the meantime, and has the best ongoing support. Have you tried XConn since your last post?

Andy
12/20/2018
Topic:
Flight Simulator (FSX, X-Plane) Integration

vancinad
vancinad
Posts: 14
...and now it's been snapped up by a domain squatter. :-/
12/19/2018
Topic:
Flight Simulator (FSX, X-Plane) Integration

vancinad
vancinad
Posts: 14
Has the fsxflight.com domain gone away? I'm getting "This domain has expired." Is XConn a workable substitute?
11/5/2018
Topic:
Fuel Calc for reserve and out odd

John Burnside
John Burnside
Posts: 198
Dave,

Further following up on this, the red line will correspond to the fuel capacity for you've set in the aircraft profile. So, if you've set the aircraft fuel capacity to 26 gal. and the nav log calls for 26.6 gal of fuel burn, the red line should be just short of the destination.

The orange line will represent the fuel capacity minus the reserve fuel set for the flight. The default reserve fuel for the aircraft may be set in the aircraft profile also, then modified on a per flight basis.

I can't see the tail number in these screenshots, but if you can share the tail number you're using, we'd be happy to look at the aircraft profile to see if anything looks problematic!
11/4/2018
Topic:
Fuel Calc for reserve and out odd

Andy Matthews
Andy Matthews
Posts: 54
Thanks for your message, Dave... the orange (Reserve) and red (empty) lines are set in your aircraft profile at https://www.iFlightPlanner.com/My/Aircraft in the "Performance Profiles" section. Those numbers are not currently tied to the fuel loaded in the Weight & Balance calculator, but this is something we can definitely look at!

Andy
11/3/2018
Topic:
Fuel Calc for reserve and out odd

redglass98
redglass98
Posts: 63
Planning a Flight KRYY to KLOU. Loaded 26 gal fuel in W&B. Planner indicates fuel burn will be 26.6. Obviously not enough however Orange bar (reserve limit) on map and Red bar on map (out of fuel) have me with plenty. Fuel burn amount in aircraft section is set at 14GPH. See attached images of map and nav log. What am I missing besides fuel?


Dave
9/19/2018
Topic:
Vertical view

Andy Matthews
Andy Matthews
Posts: 54
Thank you! Yes, it's still on our radar and we've identified some of the underlying technology we think will create a very cool user experience... we don't have a timeline for when it might be available, but we will be sure to keep everyone posted!

Andy
9/17/2018
Topic:
Vertical view

bchatterley
bchatterley
Posts: 1
Still hoping to see a vertical view of your route.