News about FPAssistant covering both the user app and the SDK used by developers

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|

Obstacle Evaluation / Analysis Feature

With the increasing use of electronic Terrain and Obstacle Data (eTOD) there is requirement for fast and effective evaluation of this form of data against 3D surfaces (facets). The FPAssistant SDK will soon offer full support covering the 3 types of obstacles being analysed for intersection on planar and non-planar 3D surfaces. Namespace FpAssistantCore.GeneralAviation.Obstacles There [...]

2019-06-10T13:08:07+00:00June 10th, 2019|FPAssistant App News, FPAssistant SDK/API News|

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|