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FAA PBN – RNAV and RNP 1 Departure Calculations

Just added are the 3 calculations from 8260 Volume 3 covering the RNAV and RNP 1 Departures, these are: Projected Altitude VA Segment Distance VA Segment Termination Altitude ROC, CG and Climb Gradient Termination Altitude These are available in the SDK and coming very soon to the Windows 10 App SDK Usage PbnCalculations pbnCalclations = [...]

2018-11-18T13:42:08+00:00November 18th, 2018|FPAssistant App News, FPAssistant SDK/API News|

TAS and Conversion Factor

Question: How can I calculation a True Air Speed and obtain the conversion factor? In the SDK we use the IndicatedAirSpeed struct which has a few different constructors to handle a different temperature variation, the full API documentation can be found here. Two values are required, these are an Airspeed and an Altitude value.  So an example [...]

2018-08-24T17:11:46+00:00August 24th, 2018|FPAssistant SDK/API News|

Code Coverage – What is it and why so important for aviation

Code Coverage is important when testing software to investigate and determine how much of the programmers code is being coverage by the test cases. The code coverage amount is represented as a percentage. The Wikipedia definition is... "In computer science, test coverage is a measure used to describe the degree to which the source code [...]

2018-07-23T16:13:10+00:00July 23rd, 2018|FPAssistant SDK/API News, General News|

Goodbye Windows 10 Mobile, Hello Andromeda?

Microsoft have now officially dropped support for Windows 10 Mobile which is a shame as FPAssistant was running on this platform quite well, the screen shots below show some parts with maps, tables and graphs used in the FPAssistant app for Windows 10 mobile. Sadly, this means that FPAssistant will not be progressed any further [...]

2018-05-31T16:55:18+00:00May 15th, 2018|General News|