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FMS Helper

FMS Helper
  • #: 214771
  • Price: $0.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Navigation
  • Updated: 2009-10-08
  • Current Version: 1.2
  • 1.2
  • Size: 0.30 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Mark Bateman
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later
  • © Mark Bateman
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Description

VERSION 1.2

* NOW HAS SEARCH BY NAME OR IDENT. *

* TACAN channel numbers *

* Improved scroll speed *

* SearchBar stays in view during scroll *

This is not a MAP application, please read the description

This application is for professional and private Pilots. It is a compact search tool used to help with programming your FMS / GPS either inflight or on the ground.

It helps you find ground based station Identifiers and frequencies for North American radio navigational aids when given the name during an ATC clearance.

As a pilot you often receive a revised clearance from ATC with several "Unknown" waypoints or ones that have identifiers that are very different from their name.

With this app you will no longer need to "Break out" the charts or attempt to get more info from a busy ATC frequency.

When you launch the app you will see the main screen. It is the master index for all VOR/ NDB's in North America. To find one just tap on the search bar and enter the first few letters of the fix, the list will narrow as you type.

As you can see for each fix the ident, fixtype, frequency and state showing you the information you need to program your FMS / GPS flight plan.

E.G. if cleared to "Colliers" you just type in "col" and you will see the station identifier, station type, frequency and location, in this case "IRQ" that you will need to enter into your FMS / GPS.

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Rated 5/5 based on 2 customer reviews.

 

5/5 stars

Does what it promises

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I have a suggestion. A scroll bar down the right side so one can quickly scroll to a particular letter. This would be a quick and handy feature when getting bounced around by turbulence that makes typing a chore.

5/5 stars

Good info

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Fast info in the cockpit, has let me leave that chart folded many times

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