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Advanced Weight & Balance

Settings » Aircraft Types & Individual Aircraft » Advanced Weight & Balance

Lateral (side-to-side) WnB Envelope construction (Premium feature) If an aircraft type has a lateral CofG envelope, it can be constructed in the same manner as above from POH data. Similarly, loading stations will have lateral arms that should be entered at each…

Aircraft loading / weight and balance / fuel planning

Planning: The process » Aircraft loading / weight and balance / fuel planning

The Weight and Balance view displays the following: Loading envelopes: In every case, a fore/aft envelope, and in the case of some helicopters, an additional lateral envelope Loading stations, including fuel load MTOW figure Takeoff/Landing/Zero Fuel…

Basic Aircraft Details: Type Weight & Balance

Settings » Aircraft Types & Individual Aircraft » Creating/editing an aircraft type » Basic Aircraft Details: Type Weight & Balance

Longitudinal (forward-aft) The first part of this section deals with normal Longitudinal weight and balance envelopes used by all aircraft. The additional complication of Lateral weight and balance required for helicopters is also addressed in AvPlan if the aircraft…

Zoom and MegaZOOM

En Route » Zoom and MegaZOOM

Zooming in general Any chart can be zoomed in or zoomed out with the normal two fingered pinch/unpinch gesture. As charts are zoomed in, some overlays will be erased to declutter the overall picture and allow you to see the underlying chart detail. In particular,…

Licensing and subscriptions

Getting Started » Licensing and subscriptions

The App is available as a free download with a one month fully featured free trial via the Apple App Store. After 30 days, the app requires a periodic subscription. The base subscription is a Standard (VFR) package. There are optional upgrades (VFR Plus upgrade,…

Terrain and obstacle warnings

En Route » Terrain and obstacle warnings

AvPlan EFB has a built-in terrain and obstacle warning system. When enabled in Settings/User Settings, terrain warning banners will appear over the En Route, Terminal, Weather or Text panes in the App. Terrain warnings Terrain warnings are based on those defined in…

Text (Document access and management)

Text (Document access and management)

The Text pane displays documentation in sections as follows Recently accessed items Folders that have been accessed during the current AvPlan session will be displayed here for rapid access. Australian Documentation for Australian…

Opening, Closing and saving plans

Flight Plans; Creating, Organising & Editing » Flight Plan Library » Opening, Closing and saving plans

To open an existing plan in the Flight Plan Index, simply tap on it. To close a plan and place it back in the Library list for later use, tap the

Nearest items and Waypoint Details

En Route » Nearest items and Waypoint Details

Nearest Items > Waypoint Details Nearest Items When you single tap on a map, the Nearest Items view appears. This view shows the Nearest Airports. Navigational Aids and Waypoints; just select what you want to see using the first row of buttons. The bearing and…

Grid point wind and temperature charts

Weather » Australia » Grid point wind and temperature charts

When the Aus LL GPWT option is selected, thumbnails of all available GPWT charts are displayed in a grid view, grouped by validity period. Tap on a thumbnail to view a chart. GPWTs outline wind and temperature profiles for a three-hour period, from the Surface to…

Renaming, Copying, Deleting and Moving flight plans

Flight Plans; Creating, Organising & Editing » Flight Plan Library » Renaming, Copying, Deleting and Moving flight plans

To rename a flight Plan Type the desired name in the Flight Plan Description box at the bottom of the plan To Copy A Flight Plan Swipe the plan you wish to copy from left to right to reveal the Copy button. Press Copy to create a…

Send/Share button (and how to receive something sent)

Flight Plans; Creating, Organising & Editing » Flight plan view: the flight plan table » Flight plan controls » Send/Share button (and how to receive something sent)

Sending a plan to someone The Send/Share icon allows you to: Submit flight plan (via NAIPS). Opens the Flight Planning tab and enters the NAIPS Plan Submission view Send flight plan in GPX format to another app on your device (Cloud Ahoy, Google Earth, etc),…

Print Preview Load Sheet

Planning: The process » Print Preview Load Sheet

In the Plus and Premium versions of AvPlan there are three options for generating a Load Sheet for each stage of a planned flight based on the details provided in the “Aircraft loading / weight and balance/ fuel panning page”. For the standard version…

Advanced Loading

Planning: The process » Aircraft loading / weight and balance / fuel planning » Advanced Loading

If one or more Loadfing profiles have been created, they can be selected from the profile list. The selected profile is then used for the WnB calculations for the flight plan. “Approved” Load profiles appear as Green ticks in the menu Optional…

Multi-stage flight planning

Advanced flight planning » Multi-stage flight planning

Adding a new stage to a plan To create a multi-stage flight plan Create the first stage of the plan Tap on the New stage button at the bottom of the plan A new stage is created The last waypoint is from the previous stage is added as the first…

Passenger manifest view

Planning: The process » Aircraft loading / weight and balance / fuel planning » Passenger manifest view

This feature is only available to Plus and Premium subscribers. To navigate to the Passenger Manifest view, tap the Persons On Board text: (just above the words Fuel Planning). Now add names and weights for all occupants in the seat/row to which they are…

Loading

Planning: The process » Aircraft loading / weight and balance / fuel planning » Loading

Loads can be added to any stage in the plan. Enter weights for each load station in the green shaded fields. Loads on previous legs will be reused on subsequent legs, and unburnt fuel is available by default for use on subsequent legs. The loading table is in the…

Fuel planning

Planning: The process » Aircraft loading / weight and balance / fuel planning » Fuel planning

Fuel can be added to any stage and any tank by adding a figure in the right-hand (green) field. In the above example there is currently 26 USG on board. To fill the tank full of fuel: tap in the green field type in 56 (no need to enter USG or LT etc) tap the…

Creating/editing a specific aircraft

Settings » Aircraft Types & Individual Aircraft » Creating/editing a specific aircraft

This section describes how to create a description for a specific aircraft for flight planning purposes. Each specific aircraft (or “aircraft instance”) inherits the performance properties of its Type, but will otherwise be unique. As previously described,…

Basic Aircraft Details: Basic type performance

Settings » Aircraft Types & Individual Aircraft » Creating/editing an aircraft type » Basic Aircraft Details: Basic type performance

Basic type information example The Basic Information window allows you to enter information for the aircraft type: Type information Type Name e.g. C182T or P2002 ICAO Type Identifier e.g. PA44 or EC30. Required when…

Planning: The process

Planning: The process

The Planning tab contains a logical list of flight planning tasks. If worked through one-by-one from top to bottom, you can be confident of covering all basic planning requirements. Planning When no plan is open, the list is small. It grows to contain the…

Basic flight planning

Basic flight planning

Begin a new flight plan Tap the New Plan button from the Stored Plans list. Add waypoints Add at least two waypoints to create a leg in a single stage flight plan. Add a third waypoint to create a second leg, and so forth. Waypoints can be added in a number of…

Creating/editing an aircraft type

Settings » Aircraft Types & Individual Aircraft » Creating/editing an aircraft type

This section describes how to create or modify a “Type” of aircraft. When created, the properties of the Type are inherited by all of the aircraft assigned this Type. To create or edit an aircraft type: Tap Settings > Aircraft Type Database to enter…

Aircraft Types & Individual Aircraft

Settings » Aircraft Types & Individual Aircraft

This section is a must-read. It is in two parts, describing how AvPlan models aircraft data in terms of Aircraft Types and as Individual Aircraft of a particular Type. Types of Aircraft AvPlan EFB supports any number of Aircraft Types – from simple ultralights…

Getting Started

Getting Started

First Steps with AvPlan EFB Downloading AvPlan EFB Starting AvPlan EFB Help Licensing and subscriptions Activating a subscription Notice New/updated articles Welcome to AvPlan EFB for iOS devices! AvPlan EFB is the premier portable flight planning and…

Pilot Profiles

Settings » Pilot Profiles

Basic Pilot Information The name and contact details for one or more pilots can be entered here, along with the Pilot’s signature Callsign if operationally required. *If you enter a CallSign in this section it will override the aircraft callsign in all plans…

Stages: Adding, deleting & summaries

Flight Plans; Creating, Organising & Editing » Flight plan view: the flight plan table » Stages: Adding, deleting & summaries

Stage Summaries At the end of each stage of the plan AvPlan generates a Summary detailing EET, ETA for the end of the stage (if an ETD has been entered), Fuel burn for the stage, and the planned distance to be flown for the stage. At the end of the final stage of a…

Alternates

Advanced flight planning » Alternates

Addition of Destination and/or Enroute alternates This method is available in AvPlan EFB version 7.8 and newer. *Enroute alternates are only available for Plus and Premium subscribers Add alternate options Build the core of your flight plan using any waypoint…

Flight plan view: the flight plan table

Flight Plans; Creating, Organising & Editing » Flight plan view: the flight plan table

The flight plan table contains information about the active flight plan. Tap on a row in the flight plan and the Terminal pane displays the details for that leg. To hide/show the flight plan, press the Flight Plan icon on the top-left of the screen. *Note:…

Flight Plans; Creating, Organising & Editing

Flight Plans; Creating, Organising & Editing

This section is divided into the following parts: Flight plan Index and Flight Plan Management describing the general management of all your existing plans, and and how to sync them between your devices and the cloud, and Flight plan view describing the details of…

Flight Logs

Settings » Flight Logs

The Flight Logs interface gives you immediate access to recently flown flights: tracks, vertical profiles, speed profiles and key event information. The Flight Logs list has two parts: flight logs associated with plans that are on your device, and flight logs that…

MET

Terminal » MET

The MET tab in the terminal pane gives access to available Weather information, including both raw and decoded TAF/METAR information and (Digital only) ATIS, and the time since they were issued. Tap the MET button to view the TAF, METAR, TTF METAR and/or (Digital) ATIS…

Adding, Editing & Managing Waypoints via the Planning pane

Planning: The process » User waypoints » Adding, Editing & Managing Waypoints via the Planning pane

User waypoints can be managed (added, edited or removed) from within this window. Individual Waypoint Management To add a waypoint, press Add. Latitudes and longitudes are in the format DD MM.MMM* S/N and DD MM.MMM* E/W To edit a waypoint, select a waypoint and…

Ruler

En Route » Ruler

One thing that is eroded ever so slightly with electronic mapping is the sense of map scale; owing to the fact that it can be constantly panned and zoomed through multiple map types. On a paper map, you have only one map at a time and all remains fixed. To remedy…

Startup, Taxi & Takeoff

Go flying! » Startup, Taxi & Takeoff

After starting your engine and waiting the for temperatures and pressures to stabilize, set the app to Fly mode . This will log your Off Blocks time and begin logging your aircraft’s track. At the moment of your choosing (it may differ between VFR and IFR…

Syncing flight plans

Flight Plans; Creating, Organising & Editing » Flight Plan Library » Syncing flight plans

Flight plans can be synchronised between a user’s multiple devices. When Synchronisation is turned on and the device has an internet connection, then the process is automatic. *To sync plans between your devices, ensure that ‘Sync Flight Plans’ (tap…

Flight Plan Library

Flight Plans; Creating, Organising & Editing » Flight Plan Library

Flight Plan Library view Your flight plan library contains all your flight plans (except ones that you have deleted). By default your plans appears in date order, with the newest at the top, but they can alternately be shown in a custom order that you have…

Custom Maps (reserved for future use)

En Route » Map Settings: Map & Route Options & Map Overlays » Map & Route Options » Custom Maps (reserved for future use)

Other downloads

Settings » Data downloads » Other downloads

The Other Downloads section allows individual maps to be downloaded at your discretion. Terrain data (found under the section marked Worldwide Other) is downloaded automatically. You may temporarily delete it, but it will automatically re-download when connected to…

METAR Widgets

METAR Widgets

With AvPlan 9.4, we have METAR weather widgets for your home screen for users running iOS 15 and above. You can install an AvPlan METAR widget just as you would install any other. Tap and hold on the Home Screen (any page), then select the add key (+) at top left,…

AvPlan Live tracking

Settings » AvPlan Live tracking

(color-red) AVPLAN LIVE AvPlan Live is a feature included with all subscription levels. When the feature is Enabled and your device has an internet connection, then AvPlan Live allows: Live sharing of your own position to other AvPlan users who have Live…

Managing Devices

Getting Started » Managing Devices

A subscription for AvPlan EFB is valid for one pilot on any three devices concurrently, regardless of operating system; you can run AvPlan on iOS and Android devices concurrently. When it is time to retire an old device from AVPlan service, go to Settings>User…

X-Plane

Flight simulator interface » X-Plane

To enable and use X-Plane interface: Ensure your iPad/iPhone is connected to the same WiFi access point/local network as your desktop computer/laptop. Open AvPlan EFB and tap Settings > User Settings. Enable X-Plane / Elite / FSX interface. Note the IP address of…

Satellite imagery

Weather » Satellite imagery

These high-resolution images are sourced from Himawari-8 satellite, and are updated every ten minutes. Satellite imagery view Pan/Zoom around the map to view the satellite image. The planned flight route and your current position are overlayed on the images.…

First Steps with AvPlan EFB

Getting Started » First Steps with AvPlan EFB

To get, launch and start using the app: Download and install the app from the Apple App Store, then tap the AvPlan EFB icon on your devices’ Home Page. If this is the first time you’ve downloaded and run AvPlan EFB on this device, you’ll automatically…

Adding waypoints by hyperlink (URL)

Planning: The process » User waypoints » Adding waypoints by hyperlink (URL)

This is particularly useful if you need to load waypoints issued by a dispatching system. You can use a lat/long, or a bearing and distance from a known point. For example, a waypoint named RIVERBEND at 050 magnetic from Adelaide airport at 10nm can be loaded via a…

Requesting briefings

Weather » NZ » Requesting briefings

Select the Weather pane to access and view weather forecasts. All downloaded forecasts are saved and are available offline for seven days. After this, the forecasts are automatically deleted. Tap on Go Preflight, MetFlight GA or MetJet, log in and request…

Synthetic vision

En Route » Synthetic vision

!Synthetic Vision within AvPlan EFB is designed to be an enhancement to situational awareness. It is not a certified system and therefore should never be relied upon for instrument flying. Synthetic Vision brings a whole new level of terrain awareness. Terrain,…

View/Print Flight Plan Reports

Planning: The process » View/Print Flight Plan Reports

Flight Plan reports serve two purposes: They can be viewed and printed prior to flight and filled in manually as the flight progress, and/or They are automatically filled in with ATA’s and fuel remaining at each waypoint. Fuel remaining is based ion the…

Leg Details

Terminal » Leg Details

The Leg Details tab contains a number of items that can be populated if required, and a couple that are filled in automatically. Adding an en-route Delay and Remarks to the leg If you have aerial work to be completed at a location, this is where you can add the…

Regulatory information

Getting Started » Regulatory information

Australia AvPlan-EFB has been formally approved by CASA for use as an in-flight EFB in Australia in accordance with Civil Aviation Advisory Publication AC 91-17 , (replacing CAAP 233-1(1)), and the relevant Civil Aviation Safety Regulation parts (91, 119, 121, 133 and…

Searching for Airports & Navaids

Terminal » Searching for Airports & Navaids

Searching Select the Book icon (on the top right of the screen) to display an interface for searching information about any airport (or navigational aid not associated with an airport). Tapping the book icon brings up two columns: on the left, a list of either…

Map & Route Options

En Route » Map Settings: Map & Route Options & Map Overlays » Map & Route Options

Map Options Show Aircraft Track Toggles the visibility of the aircraft track log Annotate Map Toggles the ability to add your own annotations to any map. For details of Annotation, please see this part of the Terminal section. Annotations…

Terminal

Terminal

The Terminal tab displays information about a location within the flight plan, or about any other location that has been selected even if it is not in the plan. There is a presentation of some common information above a row of tabs. The common information…

User settings

Settings » User settings

Username The Username page allows you to connect the app to the AvPlan Cloud server, which allows syncing of your aircraft profiles, flight plans, user waypoints and, most importently, subscription details. You use login details to sign up with your email address…

Search

En Route » Search

The Search button allows waypoints and airspace names to be searched and located on the map. Waypoint/Airspace Search Searches can be the waypoint identifier, full name, or even partial name. For example: Search Ashb returns all waypoints that contain a partial…

Wind data used in flight plans

Weather » Australia » Grid point wind and temperature charts » Wind data used in flight plans

In Australia, AvPlan EFB receives the information seen in GPWT charts, in a database format. The winds database package is downloaded in the background and applied to the flight plan automatically when planning below 14,000 feet AMSL. Where the flight is planned…

Starting AvPlan EFB

Getting Started » Starting AvPlan EFB

From your Home screen, tap the AvPlan EFB icon: When the app starts, you will see a dark blue ‘welcome’ screen with an invitation to either create a new account or go to the sign in page if you already have an account. Click on the…

Airport Glide Range & Glide Planning

En Route » Map Settings: Map & Route Options & Map Overlays » Map Overlays » Airport Glide Range & Glide Planning

Selecting the Airport Glide Range overlay displays a theoretical representation of your aircraft’s glide envelope (using the glide data provided within the aircraft model). It has two different functions, depending on if you are planning or flying. Aircraft glide…

Plan/Fly toggle switch

Flight Plans; Creating, Organising & Editing » Flight plan view: the flight plan table » Plan/Fly toggle switch

The Plan/Fly switch changes the app from planning mode, to one that will be used in flight. *Note: The selected option is identified by the white section with blue writing. (e.g. in the above image, Fly is selected) When Fly mode is activated: Your…

Detailed Type Performance (optional)

Settings » Aircraft Types & Individual Aircraft » Detailed Type Performance (optional)

The Detailed Performance page provides the ability to define one or more optional detailed performance models for the aircraft type. More than one performance model associated with an aircraft type is supported. Each should be given a meaningful name and can be…

Application Structure

Application Structure

AvPlan EFB is significantly different from other EFB apps. It is structured around a flight plan, and not just a GPS replacement. Your electronic flight log is always visible (in most modes, see App Display Modes) and does not obscure any detail or functionality…

iOS Zoom tool for reading small font text

iPad & iPhone, Display Modes, Screen Zooms » iOS Zoom tool for reading small font text

If you find some text a bit too small to read easily, help is at hand; In the iOS Settings app, please scroll down to “Accessibility”, then tap on the second item: “Zoom” and turn it on. Please also read the brief instructions there describing…

Route button

Flight Plans; Creating, Organising & Editing » Flight plan view: the flight plan table » Route button

After entering the departure and arrival waypoints in the “Quick Plan Entry” Field, tapping the Route button will display different routing options. Option Description Fly Direct Selects a direct flight path between the two…

Adding Multiple Waypoints from a .csv file

Planning: The process » User waypoints » Adding Multiple Waypoints from a .csv file

Importing CSV Waypoint Files Waypoints defined within a .csv file can be imported using the file sharing option provided by Dropbox and other cloud storage products. The steps for importing waypoint files stored in Dropbox via iOS are as follows: Put the csv file…

Map selection

En Route » Map selection

The Map Selection icon allows you to select a map to display. The maps are divided into Local Maps and All Maps. Local maps are the maps that are applicable to your current GPS location, whereas All Maps are the complete map catalogue. The download state for the…

POH, Chart Legends, AvPlan Documentation & Tutorials

Text (Document access and management) » POH, Chart Legends, AvPlan Documentation & Tutorials

POH If you have added a link to your aircraft Pilots’ Operating Handbook (POH) in the aircraft profile (Basic Performance section), it will appear in this list. Tap an entry to download (for the first viewing) and view the POH. You can also email yourself the POH…

Graphical area forecasts

Weather » Australia » Graphical area forecasts

GAF modes The Graphical Area Forecast interface works in two modes; Overview Mode and Interactive Mode. Zoom in or out to move between the two different modes. Interactive mode is identified by the individual subdivisions dynamically appearing. This is still the…

NAIPS

Planning: The process » Flight plan submission » NAIPS

The ICAO Flight Plan Submission page allows you to submit a flight plan and SARTIME details in the one place. The page contains the following information sections: • Pilot details • Flight details • Aircraft details • Departure details • En Route…

Activating a subscription

Getting Started » Activating a subscription

Subscriptions can be purchased either within the app (i.e. “in-app” from the Apple App Store), over the phone, or from www.avplan-efb.com. To activate a subscription purchased via the website: Press Login Details button on the bottom-right of the blue…

ADSB & AHRS devices

Settings » External Devices » ADSB & AHRS devices

In the Settings Menu there are sections dealing with different kinds of external devices that AvPlan may be able to “talk to” These are ADSB devices, Panel devices and Satellite devices. We cannot overstate the requirement to read the instructions that…

AvPlan Live Website

AvPlan Live Website

Clicking on the AvPlane Live Website link in Settings>AvPlan Live will take you to the AvPlan Live Tracking website. You can also access it directly here: AvPlan Live Website. However you access it, you need to login with your AvPlan-EFB credentials to use the…

New/Updated topics

Getting Started » New/Updated topics

NOV 2023 Release 9.6 Updated description of LSALT calculation logic Added the ability to define sub-folders for enterprise group documents OCT 2023 Release 9.5 New document types in the Text pane for Australia and New Zealand:…

Route annotations

En Route » Map Settings: Map & Route Options & Map Overlays » Map & Route Options » Route annotations

Tap this option to enable flags along your route line on the map, giving you important information. VFR Standard and Plus/Premium subscribers: TOC Top of climb Based on your planned cruise altitude, the rate of climb in your aircraft…

Log flight

Planning: The process » Log flight

The Log Flight screen displays your flight record details including: Date/time of flight. The aircraft callsign. Aircraft type. Departure and destination points. Total flight time. For each stage it displays: Departure and destination. Block off/block on…

SPFIB/IFIS Briefing

Planning: The process » SPFIB/IFIS Briefing

The SPFIB/IFIS Briefing displays a tailored route briefing for your flight plan. This briefing product displays only information relevant to the areas and locations that will be overflown, including Weather information TAFs along the planned route Area QNH…

TOCs, Bookmarks & Searching

Text (Document access and management) » TOCs, Bookmarks & Searching

Table of contents Table of contents view To display the Table of Contents (where available) for a selected document, tap on a document to view it. Select the options icon (to the left of the bookmark icon). Tap a line to view that section. Tap away from the…

Fuel availability overlay

En Route » Map Settings: Map & Route Options & Map Overlays » Map Overlays » Fuel availability overlay

When enabled, known fuel prices are displayed on the map. The Fuel type (AVGAS, MOGAS or Jet-A) displayed on the map is automatically selected depending on the default fuel assigned to current aircraft profile within the flight plan. When no flight plan is…

Lowest safe altitude calculator

Advanced flight planning » Lowest safe altitude calculator

RNP2 Boundary Double-tapping any leg on the flight plan line will bring up the RNP2 boundary line to assist with the easy calculation of user LSALTs. To dismiss the border, double-tap the route line once again. *Note: AvPlan EFB Standard subscribers are able to view…

Support

Settings » Support

Tapping on this item will open a window to our Support system, including the team. No robots in here- just real humans. The Support interface now provides access to all of our FAQs and Help articles, as well as direct links to this, the AvPlan-EFB User Manual and its…

Submit ICAO flight plan via NAIPS

Planning: The process » Flight plan submission » NAIPS » Submit ICAO flight plan via NAIPS

Use this option when planning to fly IFR, VFR in controlled airspace, or you wish to use a VFR Flight Following service. You can submit your flight plan and nominate a SARTIME in one go. There’s no need to submit a separate SARTIME notification if you’ve…

Adding a fix

En Route » Nearest items and Waypoint Details » Adding a fix

A user fix can be added to a map, just like circling your current position on a paper chart and noting the time. Tap on the aircraft (or where you actually are) and the Nearest Items window is displayed. Tap Add Fix in the bottom left of the screen. Delete fix…

AvPlan Enterprise Cloud

Settings » AvPlan Enterprise Cloud

This Settings option will only appear for users who are Enterprise Administrators. Enterprise Admins will be able to see the group (or groups) for which they have admin rights. Each group will have a menu as follows: Group Settings > NAIPS Details NAIPS Login…

Area briefings

Weather » Australia » Area briefings

Area Briefings are collected and stored here. AvPlan EFB will periodically download the appropriate briefings for the areas of interest. The areas downloaded depend on two things: The area(s) your flight plan travels through, or The area(s) you are viewing on the…

Adding & Editing Waypoints in the En Route Pane

Planning: The process » User waypoints » Adding & Editing Waypoints in the En Route Pane

A short cut to editing User Waypoints can be found in the Waypoint Details menu on the En Route tab. Tap the map near a User Waypoint to bring up the Nearest Items list. (Note: You can select User Waypoints to be visible on the map by tapping the Map Settings button…

Adding route waypoints to a flight plan

Flight Plans; Creating, Organising & Editing » Creating a new flight plan » Adding route waypoints to a flight plan

There are several different ways that a waypoint can be added to the route in a flight plan. There is no hierarchy of importance- all methods are equivalent. Option 1: The Add button Tap the button at the top of the flight plan. This opens the search window to add a…

Map Overlays

En Route » Map Settings: Map & Route Options & Map Overlays » Map Overlays

Map Overlays The following items can be overlaid on any map, including the satellite view: Runway Centreline extensions Draws 5 Nautical Mile extended centrelines for certified/registered airports set as takeoff or landing sites within the current plan. …

Australia

Weather » Australia

Graphical area forecasts Area briefings Grid point wind and temperature charts

Panel Devices

Settings » External Devices » Panel Devices

This section also allows you to enable, set up and examine the status of connections to Avidyne and Dynon panel displays. For both kinds of display the key interface element is an Enable Button. For Dynon displays the configuration interface allows you to: Enable…

DropBox Integration

Text (Document access and management) » DropBox Integration

AvPlan EFB can be linked to Dropbox to enable quick importation of PDF documents. When you link to Dropbox a folder in your Dropbox account called ‘AvPlan EFB’ will be created. Copy any PDF documents into the folder that you wish to make available inside AvPlan.…

External Devices

Settings » External Devices

This page will show the status of any currently attached external ADSB and ADSB/AHRS devices and Panel devices. Devices currently supported by AvPlan are listed on the AvPlan-EFB website For details of the different kinds of external devices to which AvPlan can…

View PRDs for Route

Planning: The process » View PRDs for Route

The option displays the status of any restricted areas traversed during flight. Touching a line will expand it and display any applicable NOTAMs. Tapping the ‘i’ icon on the right-hand edge will open up the En Route pane, the edges will be highlighted and a…

Profile view

En Route » Profile view

Tap the Profile View button to display a horizontal representation of terrain, obstacle and airspace. This view is an excellent tool to assist with planning vertical navigation and enhancing terrain or obstacle awareness during flight. Terrain less than 500…

Direct to

En Route » Direct to

Within AvPlan EFB, there is two different types of Direct To: Direct-To any point outside your flight plan (like in an emergency diversion). Direct-To a future (or past) waypoint within your flight plan (like ATC track shortening). Direct to any point outside your…

Subscriptions

Settings » Subscriptions

Tap the Subscriptions row to view your current subscription list. Any of your currently connected subscriptions will be displayed in a list directly underneath the words My Subscriptions: If you don’t see your purchased subscriptions here, visit the Settings…

Help

Getting Started » Help

AvPlan EFB for iOS incorporates an inbuilt Support system. Tap Settings > Support for answers to many FAQs, articles and tips on app functionality, and direct access to the detailed User Manual . You can also tap the Life Belt icon at the top of En Route, Terminal,…

VFR to IFR or IFR to VFR planning

Advanced flight planning » VFR to IFR or IFR to VFR planning

Flight rules for a complete stage can be selected in the flight log. If a change from VFR->IFR or IFR->VFR is needed within a stage of the flight plan, then the flight rules for individual legs can be changed in the Terminal tab at the track points where the change of…

iPad display modes

iPad & iPhone, Display Modes, Screen Zooms » iPad display modes

Landscape mode In landscape mode, the flight plan appears on the left hand side of the screen. on 12-inch iPad Pro models, an extra Fuel column is displayed Portrait mode In portrait mode, the flight plan appears above the map.…

Plate options

Terminal » Airfield Documents & Approach Plates » Plate options

Plate options (not georeferenced) Plate options (georeferenced) Georeferencing status The Georeferenced/Not Georeferenced status is displayed in the top-left corner of each page. Georeferenced pages also display the current…

Data downloads

Settings » Data downloads

The Data Downloads page allows charts and documents (applicable for your subscription type[s]) to be downloaded and saved on your device for offline use. Data downloads page, displaying all colour combinations Downloading a Region To download the core information…