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Helipaddy for iOS

By Helipaddy Free

Developer's Description

Helipaddy is a tool for pilots to store and share landing sites and discover new ones. Designed by pilots for pilots from the ground up.The app is free to download and enables pilots and their passengers to save their favourite landing spots and share them with their friends. It can also be used to store interesting places and VRP's, too, not just helipads. An optional yearly upgrade to Premium membership will then give you access to a fully moderated database of over 5000 places to land to eat, to stay or even just to walk the dog throughout the United Kingdom, Ireland and France and now expanding globally. Premium members get additional functionality.Members also have a web-based dashboard where they can manage sites etc.Helipaddy encourages considerate flying, especially awareness of noise and avoiding upsetting animals.FEATURES- Native versions for iPhone and iPad- View a moving map while flying using in-built GPS- See friends' live locations (continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life)- Quickly see information on saved sites including weather- View precise landing locations with automatic satellite view- Easily share pads with friends- See ground-level airspace to help plan landings and routes- Draw a line to your destination with live bearing and distance- Share sites by email or set up friend groups- Automatically arrange landing permission by email- Instantly see the route in Skydemon without re-entering coordinates- Choose preferred coordinate format D, DM or DMS- Very easy to store places while you are flying along with one tap- Export as GPX- Discover interesting places to see and land- Advanced filtering logic to nail down useful sites- Extensive research on all landing sites- Easily see where to find 100LL that accepts credit cards- Safari mode shows a 2nm radius and 5/10 minute advanced time and direction markers- See upcoming heli events all over the country- Get reminders of when your type rating, insurance and medicals are due- Share comments on a place you have visited- Works offline for when you are flying high- Create Trips- Store your datcon reading- Join a Loyalty scheme- Owners can now claim sites they own to add Offers and EventsEXAMPLE USERS- Pilots: finally keep track of where you can land all over the world, including where you can refuel- Passengers: watch the moving map as you fly along - Hotel and pub owners: see where helicopters can land nearby your establishment. Let pilots know of animal or noise sensitivies.- Airfields: publish events for helicopter pilots and keep them informed of special landing instructionsTESTIMONIALSEvery pilot needs an app like this, it really helps to get the most out of flying helis - Roy MurphyGreat fun and a great tool to have on board - Roderick SmithHelipaddy shows you where to go, it's essential flying kit in the cockpit - Avon Cayzer"Helipaddy is a great tool for helicopter pilots and I'm proud that it has been developed by two of our HQ alumni. They have put an immense amount of research and flying hours into it - we encourage any initiative that promotes the enjoyment of helicopters for private pilots." - Quentin Smith, First person to circumnavigate the globe in a helicopter, World Helicopter Champion of the Year, Advanced CAA Instructor & Examiner.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 3.1.2

- Premium owned landing sites now available to all Helipaddy members- Frequency of landing site (mainly airfields) now displays above marker and can be switched off in Account settings- Comments can be posted whilst connection is down and they will sync up when back online- Improved location updates for better battery efficiency

General

Release June 12, 2016
Date Added July 22, 2014
Version 3.1.2

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with: ipad2wifi, ipad2wifi, ipad23g, ipad23g, iphone4s, iphone4s, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen, ipadthirdgen4g, ipadthirdgen4g, iphone5, iphone5, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipodtouchfifthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadfourthgen4g, ipadmini, ipadmini, ipadmini4g, ipadmini4g

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