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API: Aviation SDK Documentation – How do you keep this updated?

The API documentation for FPAssistant Suite SDK is available on the web at the following URL: http://api.fpassistant.com/ This contains documentation for developers as well as articles to assist in using the product. API Documentation Website A few people have recently asked 'how this is produced?', being developers we like to make it easy and automatic! [...]

2020-08-13T11:57:45+00:00August 13th, 2020|FPAssistant SDK/API News, General News|

App: GML Export Feature

A new version of the App has been released and added to the Microsoft store today, this version had two areas for improvement and updates. Firstly, GML support has recently been added to the FPAssistant Suite SDK and this allows for GML files to be created easily from the GeoMapElements objects. The feature has been added [...]

2020-04-22T14:18:47+00:00April 22nd, 2020|FPAssistant App News, General News|

API: Spatial Types (Geography) for use with databases (SQL Server & PostGIS)

Spatial data can be found in most parts of aviation and represents information about a physical location defined by different geometric shapes. The physical location is normally held in a WGS-84 geographical coordinate Latitude and Longitude; this is a round-earth coordinate system in fact an ellipsoid. Some countries do use their own country based projection [...]

2020-03-11T18:57:11+00:00March 11th, 2020|FPAssistant SDK/API News|

Bulk Obstacle Evaluation / Analysis Feature for large datasets

Further to the blog last year about obstacle evaluation/analysis is seems that users have an abundance of data sources, this data is coming from surveys, satellites and even the USA Space Shuttle did a radar topography mission that obtained digital elevation models. More recently lasers are being used in surveying to create a data-set of [...]

2020-02-06T13:34:06+00:00February 6th, 2020|FPAssistant SDK/API News|

Tech View into 2020

2020 has now arrived and I have just been attending "Microsoft Ignite The Tour" in London which was quite interesting in many ways. The agenda, as expected, presented a lot of cloud based tech around Azure. One area I would like to investigate this year is the use of 'Containers" and Docker seems one of [...]

2020-01-17T11:10:22+00:00January 17th, 2020|General News|

Tech Review of 2019

Looking back at my Tech View of 2019 it seems a little quiet on what I expected to see appearing, below are my thoughts of 2019 and soon I would like to post what might or might not happening in 2020. From Microsoft Windows Core OS - This new version of Windows did not really [...]

2019-12-02T12:19:41+00:00December 2nd, 2019|General News|

API & App: ICAO Visual Manoeuvring (circling area)

We had a recent request in to calculate the different radii for Visual Manoeuvring based on the ICAO PANS-OPS criteria in Doc. 8168. The definition from Doc. 8168 is explained as follows... "Visual manoeuvring (circling) is the term used to describe the visual phase of flight after completing an instrument approach, which brings an aircraft [...]

2019-11-15T12:25:06+00:00November 15th, 2019|FPAssistant App News, FPAssistant SDK/API News|