Bad Elf GPS Receiver

June 1st, 2011 1 comment

The Bad Elf is a small form factor GPS receiver which plugs directly into the dock connector of any iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. It provides accurate GPS data up to an altitude of 60000 ft and to a maximum speed of around 850 knots. It also allows for charging/syncing via an integrated mini usb port.…

LoadSheet – for Ryanair Pilots and Dispatchers

May 23rd, 2011 1 comment

**This App has been removed from the App Store**

Loadsheet allows Pilots and Dispatchers to cross check the Ryanair 737-800 loadsheet.  The entire fleet weight schedule is incorporated into the App so just select the aircraft, enter the block and trip fuel, then the pax and bags.

The app then gives the results ordered like the RYR loadsheet checks the stab trim is within limits and warns if out.  …

AirWX Aviation Weather Menulet for Mac OSX

May 14th, 2011 No comments

AirWX Aviation Weather Menulet is the latest aviation App for Apple Macbooks and iMacs from the Mac App Store.

First off any user of the excellent AeroWeather for the iPhone or iPad will take to this app like a duck to water.  It brings as many METARs that you may require directly to your Mac’s menu bar.  …

Refuelling – B737-800 fuel calculator

May 14th, 2011 No comments

This aviation app, available in both iPhone and iPad formats, allows Boeing 737-800 pilots to accurately calculate or cross check the required fuel uplift for a particular sector.

As with most good aviation apps the KISS (keep it simple stupid) approach is welcome during a challenging turnaround.  Only three entries required – enter the ramp fuel required, enter the current fuel on board and finally the specific gravity and hit calculate.…

Spin-A-Wind

May 4th, 2011 No comments

This app is a wind component calculator designed by an airline pilot available in both iPhone and iPad Versions.

The user interface is simple with 3 selectors for Runway, wind direction and wind velocity.  Upon changing any of these parameters the wind components, which are displayed in easy to read formats, are quickly updated automatically.  …