HOTCalculator 3.1

HOTCalculator has just been updated with new hold-over times for winter 2018-2019. Included in this release is Allowance Times for Type IV fluids in ice pellets or small hail, and the “Snowfall Intensities as a function of prevailing Visibility” table to determine snowfall intensity to use in HOT calculations. More information is also provided within…

HOTCalculator v3.0

Several features have been added to HOTCalculator: Ability to launch from other apps with a pre-selected fluid (try it in FlightBriefing!) Possibility to use in split-view and slide-over view in multitasking mode on iPad Slightly changed user interface, for selection of weather, temperature and concentration It is also updated with the latest hold-over times from…

New weather functions in FlightBriefing

The newest version of FlightBriefing (1.4) includes SIGMETs on the map for easy identification. They may be tapped to display the SIGMET text.   Furthermore, fresh weather reports¬†(METAR, TAF and SIGMET)¬†can be downloaded from within the app without the need to re download the whole flight briefing package. On the weather page, pull down and…

Offline Maps in FlightBriefing 1.2

Starting in version 1.2, FlightBriefing now downloads the map of the whole area of the flight, for a few different zoom levels, the first time the map is displayed. Map data is saved on disk for later retrieval during flight. For the following flights in the same area, FlightBriefing makes use of the already downloaded…

FlightBriefing 1.1

FlightBriefing version 1.1 is now released on the App Store. This version features improved handling of fuel figures. The remaining fuel and required fuel shown on each waypoint does now take into account the figures entered by the pilot on the “Time, Fuel and M&B” screen. So for example, if the pilot enters the actual…

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