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 your device (displayed directly below in small font).

In X-Plane, enable sending of data:

  • X-Plane 9:
    • Click Settings > Net Connections > Advanced.
      • Enter the IP address of your iPad/iPhone in the “IP for Data Output” section (set (or leave) the port as 49002)
    • Click Settings > Data Input and Output.
    • Select the Data Set tab
    • Tick only the first checkbox in the row labelled ’20 …… lat, lon, altitude’.
    • Tick only the first checkbox in the row labelled ’21 …… loc, vel, dist travelled’.
    • Close the window.
      or
  • X-Plane 10:
    • Click Settings > Net Connections > Data.
      • Enter the IP address of your iPad/iPhone in the “IP for Data Output” section (set (or leave) the port as 49002) .
    • Click on Settings > Data Input and Output.
    • Tick only the first checkbox in the row labelled ’20 …… lat, lon, alt’.
    • Tick only the first checkbox in the row labelled ’21 …… loc, vel, dist travelled’.
    • Close the window.
      or
  • X-Plane 11:
    • Click Settings > Network and and make sure that “Broadcast to all mapping apps on network” is turned OFF (Unintuitive, but yes: OFF)
    • Click Settings > Data Output > General Data Output
    • Tick only the last (in right-hand column, under “Network Data via UDP”) checkbox in the row labelled ’20 latitude, longitude & altitude’.
    • Tick only the last (in right-hand column, under “Network Data via UDP”) checkbox in the row labelled ’21 …… loc, vel, dist travelled’.
    • Ensure Send Network Data Output is ticked.
    • Enter your device IP address, and make sure the port number is 49002.
    • Press the Done button when complete.

AvPlan EFB will now receive location information from X-Plane.

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