Select a waypoint from the database

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Wpimage.jpgBy pressing on this button at the top toolbar on an iPad or within the toolbar in an iPhone/iPod Touch (accessible from the «screwdriver» button), you can have access to the waypoints database.


You can search by country or use the «search» field to go directly to the waypoint you are looking for. It is possible to search by “name”, “ID”, “place”.

Once you found the desired waypoint, you can directly press on it to select it as a “direct to” or adjust it to one of the instruments (HSI, VOR, ADF); or you can press on the blue disclosure button on the right side and check the information about it such as name, city, frequency (for Navaids), runway and contact frequency info (for Airfields) and you can “jump” on the map where that waypoint is located by selecting «Show on map» button.


Databar.jpg The data bar at the bottom of the moving map will display real time information such as next waypoint information (identifier, name, bearing, distance and estimated time), current speed as reported by the GPS (ground speed), track, altitude as reported by the GPS, height over ground (if the elevation data for your area is installed), quality of the GPS signal. For real time navigation, the quality of the GPS signal is required to be a green or yellow symbol. A red or orange symbol will only show an approximate location and will not report speed nor track information. For better results, you should place your device near a window, with a direct view of the sky, do not hold the iPad with the hand covering the GPS antenna (black area on the top of the iPad). If you are flying with a full metal airplane or your airplane is equipped with anti ice windshield, the internal iPhone/iPad GPS may be a bit weak and you may need an external GPS module.

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