Improved map in FlightBriefing

In the new release of FlightBriefing (3.2), much work has been done to improve the map module. More features are added to the route, waypoints are easier to tap, and several new functionalities greatly improves the usability of the map module: Own position can be shown and tracked. A passenger briefing card can be shown…

Night Mode

With the introduction of Night Mode on iOS 13, apps can adapt their colors for a darker scheme in low-light conditions. This is perfect for flight deck use at night! Both HOTCalculator and FlightBriefing has been adapted to take advantage of this. See the example screenshots below. (Note that night mode can be activated and…

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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