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Winter Aviation Blues? Play an Aviation game

It’s mid-February in Wisconsin and there are very few things you can do to pass these long cold months.  Winter is far from over but I always consider this the half way marker for the return of reasonably comfortable flying weather.  Winter provides us with great flying conditions for the airplane and tolerable conditions for

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Cross Wind Assistant takes its place on the AOPA App List

Benét J. Wilson with the AOPA has released a list of “General” Aviation Apps and the Cross Wind  Assistant has made the list! http://www.aopa.org/flightplanning/articles/2013/130122general-apps.html Thank you to everyone who has supported my Flying Bug with your app purchases.  Check back often, there are a few more projects in the pipeline to be released this year

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Aviation Apps Update – December 2012

As this year comes to a close, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you who have downloaded the Density Altitude Calculator, Aircraft Weight and Balance, and Cross Wind Assistant apps for Android this year.  As of this writing, there are almost 650 combined, active users of these apps and the

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GA Aircraft Weight and Balance Calculator for Android

Android Version 1.0 of the Aircraft Weight & Balance app is available from the Google Play Marketplace. After wandering between a variety of Weight and Balance tools on my smartphone, I realized that none of them did everything I wanted.  I thought my requirements were simple enough. 1.  Free or Cheap for my infrequent needs. 

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Density Altitude Calculator Android App

I began this project in my search for an easier way to utilize the performance data in the C172 Pilot Operations Handbook (POH).  While most airports have runways that are long enough for the typical small General Aviation aircraft, a Prudent pilot should be aware of all the conditions pertaining to the flight.  Because most

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