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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…

Basic Aircraft Details: Weight & Balance

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

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…

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…

Nearest items and Waypoint Details

En Route » Nearest items and Waypoint Details

Nearest Items > Waypoint Details When you single tap on a map, the Nearest Items view appears. This view shows the Nearest Airports. Navigational Aids, Waypoints and Maps at the location tapped, and the bearing and distance to each of them from your current…

Text (Document access and management)

Text (Document access and management)

The Text pane displays the following documentation: Australian AIP (“Book”) AIP SUP (newest at the top, oldest at the bottom) ERSA General The ERSA EMERG entry is high-lighted red for easy recognition DAP General CAO (Civil Aviation…

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

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…

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…

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…

Passenger manifest view

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

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 assigned. Note that: AvPlan EFB will automatically update the…

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…

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 an aircraft instance

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

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

Basic Aircraft Details: Basic Performance

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

Basic type information example The Basic Information window allows you to enter information such as: Type information Type Name e.g. C182T or P2002 ICAO Type Identifier e.g. PA44 or EC30. Required when submitting a plan to…

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…

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…

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…

Stage Summary

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

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 multi-stage plan,…

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 required. *If you enter a CallSign in this section it will override the aircraft callsign in all plans submitted by 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…

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 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…

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…

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 MetFlight GA or JetFlight, log in and request appropriate…

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…

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…

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…

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…

AvPlan Live tracking

Settings » AvPlan Live tracking

AvPlan Live options AvPlan Live is a feature included with all subscription levels. When the feature is active and combined with a data connection, AvPlan Live allows: Live traffic from other AvPlan EFB users and other data sources that can be optionally…

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…

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…

MET

Terminal » MET

The MET tab in the terminal pane gives access to available Weather information, including both raw and decoded TAF/METAR information. Tap the MET option to view the TAF, METAR, TTF METAR and/or ATIS for your airport. The first column shows the Raw TAF at the location…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Managing Devices

Getting Started » Managing Devices

A subscription for AvPlan EFB is valid 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 Settings>Username…

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 CAAP 233-1(1), the relevant Civil Aviation Regulations (CARs 138, 139, 215, 232, 233 and 235) and Civil Aviation…

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…

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…

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…

Airfield Documents & Approach Plates

Terminal » Airfield Documents & Approach Plates

There are several ways to access ERSA, DAP or AIP pages (that pertain to a particular airport): Swipe the screen right–to-left to display associated pages from the ERSA/DAP/AIP. The first page to show will be the Aerodom (AD) Chart page from the DAPS, if it…

AvPlan Live

AvPlan Live

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Detailed Performance (optional)

Settings » Aircraft Types & Individual Aircraft » Detailed 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

View/Print Flight Plan Reports

Planning: The process » View/Print Flight Plan Reports

The “Domestic Flight Plan Form” action in planning has been expanded for Plus/Premium users with new report options under the heading “View/Print Flight Plan Reports”. The original Domestic Flight Plan Form is the first of the four options,…

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…

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 dark blue section with white writing. (e.g. in the above image, Plan is selected) When Fly mode is activated: Your…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

DropBox Integration

Text (Document access and management) » DropBox Integration

AvPlan EFB can be linked to Dropbox to enable quick importation of PDF and other documents. When you link to Dropbox a folder in your Dropbox account called ‘AvPlan EFB’ will be created. Copy any PDF, Text, Word, JPG, PNG, HTML or similar documents into the folder…

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…

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…

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…

Advanced night mode

iPad & iPhone, Display Modes, Screen Zooms » Advanced night mode

AvPlan EFB is compatible with the iPad ‘Smart Invert Colour’ mode. This is ideal for night operations where most text colours are inverted. Items where the colours are important (VFR maps, METAR icons, Synthetic Vision etc) remain their normal colour…

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. …

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…

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…

Weather

Weather

The Weather tab displays a plethora of weather related information. Items highlighted green can be printed, when selected, by tapping on the printer icon. Scroll the list on the left-hand-side to display the following Australian Weather: Graphical Area…

Comms

Terminal » Comms

Terminal Comms view The Comms page in the terminal pane shows all available communications frequencies and/or phone numbers for e.g AWIS of ATIS, as well as Navigation aid frequencies and identifiers. If you are using a phone or have enabled remote dialling on an…

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…

IFIS

Planning: The process » Flight plan submission » IFIS

Use this option to easily submit flight plans that originate in NZ. *You’ll need to place your IFIS credentials (IFIS Account ID and IFIS Password) in Settings > User Settings > IFIS Details before being able to submit flight plans using this method. Submit…

En Route

En Route

The En Route pane displays mapping information. AvPlan EFB overlays all required information over all maps to ensure that you have all the information needed easily at hand, in a format that is easy to understand. En Route tab AvPlan EFB combines all Australian…

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…

Charts GRAFOR/SIGWX

Weather » NZ » Charts GRAFOR/SIGWX

Tap the Charts option to view the latest Graphical Area Forecasts (GRAFOR), Graphical Significant Weather Charts (SIGWX) and Graphical SIGMET charts. NZ Graphical Forecasts/SIGWX charts Tap on a thumbnail to view the document. Once they have been viewed once, that…

Active airspace

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

The status of Prohibited/Restricted/Danger airspace can be displayed on top of all maps. Place a tick next to Active Airspace to make them visible. Active Airspace colour key: Red Airspace is active now, or the NOTAM is too convoluted for the system to…

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,…

ADSB & AHRS devices

Settings » External Devices » ADSB & AHRS devices

In the Settings Menu there are asections 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…

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…

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 no other interface information is available. For…

Manual aircraft transfer via AirDrop

Settings » Aircraft Types & Individual Aircraft » Manual aircraft transfer via AirDrop

If no internet access is available, it is possible to manually send aircraft models from one iOS device to another locally via AirDrop. To transfer an aircraft using this method: On your first (source) device, tap Settings > Aircraft Type Database and select your…

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…

New/Updated topics

Getting Started » New/Updated topics

14 OCT 2022 Release 9.1.2 New in-app interface to the AvPlan-EFB Support system 16 AUG 2022 Release 9.0 New App startup process with Improved Sign-In process and new Device Management capability New Flight Plan Management :…

Traffic

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

The AvPlan Live traffic system The AvPlan Live traffic system allows you to see other connected airborne AvPlan EFB users and a multitude of traffic from a network of ADS-B and FLARM ground receivers. Requirements to see AvPlan Live traffic: To see any traffic…

HUD

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

Heads Up Display (HUD): Normal size A set of live data can be overlaid on top of all maps (The HUD). This data can be individualised to show what you’d like to see while in flight. The HUD is able to show the following details: HUD Item Details…

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 of the fonts in AvPlan a bit too small to read easily, please bear with us. We’d love to make it possible for you to manage the front sizes in AvPlan yourself, but to do that without making a mess of the many different parts of the app presents a…