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Starting with Firmware Version 3.1,SkyView can import flight plans in the .GPX format.  Many popular flight planning programs can export in this format.  
 
Starting with Firmware Version 3.1,SkyView can import flight plans in the .GPX format.  Many popular flight planning programs can export in this format.  
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Dynon Avionics provides the following links about programs that claim to output GPX format as a courtesy only. Dynon Avionics does not endorse or promise that a particular program's GPX output will be compatible with SkyView. Technical support for any of these flight planning programs should be sought from the flight planning company directly.
  
 
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'''AeroPlanner .GPX Export Page'''
 
http://www.aeroplanner.com/help/help_content.cfm?ExpandId=96
 
  
Export Route
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'''[http://www.pocketfms.com/ PocketFMS PC Desktop Software]'''
    After a route has been generated or opened in the flight planner, click the Export Route link.
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* To export PocketFMS plans to the GPX format:
    Select the GPX (Easy GPS) format in the drop-down menu in the File Type window.
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** At the top of the PocketFMS FlightPlan window, press the Views button and select 'exportfile-multiformat'.
    Click the Export button.
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** Select the GPX (Generic transfer format) radio button and press Continue.  
    Click the Click Here to Download link.
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** The required GPX file has now been created in your \My Documents\PocketFMS\GeneratedFlightDocs\GPX folder under the same file name as the original FlightPlan.
    Click the Save button and choose a location on your computer in which to save the route.
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    Click the Save button.
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    Close the Download window.
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    Connect your GPS and computer and open EasyGPS.
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'''[http://www.skydemon.aero/ SkyDemon] VFR Flight Planner (as of SkyView version 3.2 release)'''
    Click the Open button on the toolbar and select the route.
 
    Click the Open button. The route appears in Easy GPS.
 
    Note: If you need or want to rename the route, click and highlight the current route name, click Edit on the toolbar, and then Edit in the drop-down menu. Enter the new name and click OK.
 
    Click the Send button on the toolbar.
 
    Check Waypoints and Routes in the Send to GPS window and click OK. The route and waypoints transfer to your GPS.
 
    Note:To send a single waypoint to the GPS, right click on the waypoint name in the route and click Send Waypoints to GPS in the drop-down menu.
 
    Verify that the route transferred and close EasyGPS
 
  
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'''[http://jeppesen.com/personal-solutions/aviation/flitestar-computer-based-flight-planning.jsp Jeppesen FliteStar] (as of SkyView version 3.2 release)'''
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*XML output can be run through [[http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/ GPS Visualizer]], which yields a compatible GPX file that can be imported into SkyView.
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'''[http://www.seattleavionics.com/Products.aspx Seattle Avionics Voyager]'''
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*Requires that a Google Earth (KML) format file exported from Voyager be converted to a SkyView-compatible GPX file. Instructions for this conversion process are covered in the Dynon Avionics [http://dynonavionics.com/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1340143729/0#4 forum].
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'''[http://www.iflightplanner.com/Blog/Entry.aspx?ContentItemID=154 iFlightPlanner]'''
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*iFlightPlanner Premium required, web-based version only

Latest revision as of 10:32, 14 July 2014

Starting with Firmware Version 3.1,SkyView can import flight plans in the .GPX format. Many popular flight planning programs can export in this format.

Dynon Avionics provides the following links about programs that claim to output GPX format as a courtesy only. Dynon Avionics does not endorse or promise that a particular program's GPX output will be compatible with SkyView. Technical support for any of these flight planning programs should be sought from the flight planning company directly.


PocketFMS PC Desktop Software

  • To export PocketFMS plans to the GPX format:
    • At the top of the PocketFMS FlightPlan window, press the Views button and select 'exportfile-multiformat'.
    • Select the GPX (Generic transfer format) radio button and press Continue.
    • The required GPX file has now been created in your \My Documents\PocketFMS\GeneratedFlightDocs\GPX folder under the same file name as the original FlightPlan.


SkyDemon VFR Flight Planner (as of SkyView version 3.2 release)


Jeppesen FliteStar (as of SkyView version 3.2 release)

  • XML output can be run through [GPS Visualizer], which yields a compatible GPX file that can be imported into SkyView.


Seattle Avionics Voyager

  • Requires that a Google Earth (KML) format file exported from Voyager be converted to a SkyView-compatible GPX file. Instructions for this conversion process are covered in the Dynon Avionics forum.


iFlightPlanner

  • iFlightPlanner Premium required, web-based version only