FlyQ App

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  1. pigpenracing

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    Anyone use the FlyQ EFB app?
    I have been a long time WingX lover. I have a old IOS 9 ipad mini that wingX no longer supports that I am mounting in my Pitts. They told me only IOS 10 or above! It has always worked perfect on my small ipad until I tried to update the data this time.
    I downloaded the free trial of FlyQ and I really like it. I think I will tell wing X to shove it and use the FlyQ.
    I looked at all the apps and the flyQ was the choice to try. I really like it.
     
  2. Anymouse

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    I've had no issues with it.
     
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    FlyQ is a good app and is well-supported. Beyond that it is mostly about look and feel. So if you like it, that's really all that counts.

    The only thing I would be concerned over is how long an iPad limited to iOS 9 will be supported by any app. FlyQ in particular has been adding features at a pretty good pace. I'd suggest an inquiry to FlyQ support. They are pretty responsive.
     
  4. NealRomeoGolf

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    I use it and enjoy it. Their next release is adding a bunch of social media like features that I’m not interested in, but overall it works well. Their online planner syncs seamlessly with the ipad app.
     
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    Does FlyQ offer worldwide data or just North America? I'm looking for a new app that'll talk to my IFD 440, and that I can use for round-the-world. GP won't talk with the Avidyne...
     
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    Just North America for FlyQ.

    Jepp is what we're using OCONUS. It's not bad, but it's probably pricey. Not sure how Foreflight is for international stuff.
     
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    Jepp.
     
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    FlyQ has Mexico now. Still no Europe or the rest of the world.
     
  9. Bryan Kahl

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    Many of our customers transitioning from using GP turn to Foreflight after Installing the IFD.


    Bryan Kahl


    Director of Customer Experience

    Bkahl@avidyne.com
     
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    I really like FlyQ but had to go back to foreflight beacause the Status 2 did not work with it. The Stratus 3 doea but I am not sure it is worth the cost to swap out.
     
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    Do you have any recommended options that don't require Apple products?
     
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  12. Bryan Kahl

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    None that I have personally used and am familiar with but I've seen mentions of Naviator (Not Navigator), Avare, Sky Demon, and a few others. We pretty much integrate with any third party app except Garmin Pilot, by no choice of our own ...

    Here is a link a link to a Reddit post you might find helpful.

    https://www.reddit.com/r/flying/comments/6zlnvr/android_alternatives_to_foreflight/
     
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    I might be able to help on this one. I have these apps (or access to them) on my Android phone and tablet (alphabetical order):
    • Avare - the opens source freeware and crowdsourced choice. I'm not a fan, but that's mostly a personal bias against freebie software for flying.
    • AvNav EFB - a really well done program from a UI standpoint. The developer is always responsive, but seems to alternate between a flurry of activity and non when it comes to app updates.
    • DroidEFB (nee Avilution) - was one of the very first Android EFBs and has been a solid performer. I have a fried who has been using it for years and is very happy with it.
    • iFlyGPS (iOS, Windows and its own hardware, in addition to Android) - rock solid and been around since before the iPad (the used to compete with the Garmin X96 handhelds). It's my non-ForeFlight GoTo.
    • FltPlan Go! - might be the exception on the freeware thing because it's associated with FltPlan.com. Downsides are a somewhat cumbersome interface compared to the others and, well, FliPlan was recently purchased by Garmin.
    • WingXPro - doubtful it works with much of anything. An excellent EFB in it's iOS iteration but pretty much cripplewear on the Android
    Will all/some of them work?
     
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