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SkyDemon 2.6.2 Released
19 April 2013
This release adds a feature whereby TAF/METAR for large areas (entire charts) can be downloaded at once, giving an excellent overview of the weather conditions. We have also improved SkyDemon such that it is no longer necessary to log out and back in again after making changes to your subscriptio...
SkyDemon 2.6 Released
28 March 2013
SkyDemon 2.6 has just been released for iPad, Android and PC. This is the first time we have been able to include Android in a release announcement and we are very pleased indeed to welcome the new platform to the SkyDemon family.
The main new feature in 2.6 is the ATS Routes chart mode, wh...
SkyDemon for Android Prototype Posted
13 March 2013
In January 2013 we started work on SkyDemon for Android. Taking our existing codebase and porting it to run on Android was a lot of effort but made much easier by our previous engineering efforts to unify the robust SkyDemon codebase across all our supported platforms.
As always, we first s...
SkyDemon 2.5.2 Released
01 February 2013
This version addresses some rare crashes that were affecting iPad users, and an issue locating GPS satellites in the SkyDemon Mobile product.
SkyDemon 2.5.1 Released
23 January 2013
This version concentrates on our iPad software, significantly improving chart loading and updating speed and resolving stability issues some customers were experiencing. There is a new and improved airfield information screen, and airfield plates now re-render as you zoom in to them.
SkyDemon 2.5 Released
21 December 2012
Georeferenced plates are the most significant addition in this latest release of SkyDemon. Not all plates can be georeferenced, but for those that can, it means the maps shown on the plates can be embedded directly into the SkyDemon chart. This means you can fly around the plate with reference to...
SkyDemon 2.4.6 Posted
15 November 2012
This version is released to coincide with the ICAO 2012 changes to flightplan forms. SkyDemon already conformed in most respects but this version adds the various new aircraft equipment codes that are now selectable. All pilots should check their aircraft profiles to ensure that the equipment car...
SkyDemon 2.4.5 Released
04 November 2012
This release enhances the depiction of TAF and METAR on the main map, adding coloured conditions indicators that instantly show good VFR conditions, marginal VFR conditions or weather that isn't suitable for VFR operations at all. The thresholds for these are user-configurable.
We have impr...
SkyDemon 2.4.3 Beta Posted
26 September 2012
This version introduces a new SkyDemon chart style. Its colours and lines are very similar to the previous chart style (which is still available) but terrain colouring has been changed to look better (and less cluttered) in all types of terrain, whether flatlands or mountains. This new chart styl...
SkyDemon 2.4.2 Released
30 August 2012
This version sees the enhancement of the SkyDemon flight modelling engine with support for aircraft with multiple fuel tanks. Weight and balance calculations are now available on SkyDemon for iPad, and lateral w&b calculations are also now performed where necessary. Print output has been added to...