"Flarm is more or less a typical German product which was focussed on gliders.
In the SESAR project Flarm is not even mentioned. The same in the FAA future airspace concept. Those concepts rely in ADS-B and do not take care about Flarm. The reason…"
Do you really believe that there are many glider pilots using MFD?
Flarm is not used/available on many GA aircraft.
I don't need 3D vision but an obstacle warning would be beneficial.
Regarding printing: Why not make a…"
"I carry two iPads with me for backup purposes, too. I cannot believe that an iPhone would be able to provide me the information I need on such a small screen.
BTW: If there is bad weather in front I would do a 180 degree turn and fly to the nearest…"
"Well, I disagree.
I would like to have one app which does the flight planning as well as the charting.
I mean what's the bloody reason to hack in the same data several times?
If you just need "a electronic chart that replaces a paper…"
your requested features are fundamental, indeed.
When you are flying within Italy you will always asked for your next reporting point and the ETA of it. This is different from other European countries. Thus your request for an up-to-date…"
Is there an update to the power consumption issue or a reply from the developers?
I can confirm the findings of the colleagues. MFD consumes about 20% (sometimes even a bit more) of my iPad's battery per hour.
"Don't get me wrong: The GAFOR routes are those predefined routes (with weather forecast) which you can use to get through the Alps.
The "normal" GAFOR for Germany would be a nice to have. Because MFD already has a colored…"
I am using MFD since two 2,5 years. I did several cross country flights but also flights within the EU with using MFD as primary navigation aid.
At start I was impressed by the application and it's charts. But after 2,5 years it…"