This is the application you cannot afford to fly without. SkyRadar provides you with vital flight information that enables you to fly with increased safety. The easy to use map based interface displays FAA flight database airport and airspace information along with terrain information. In addition, the application displays your GPS location, altitude and heading in real-time and allows the user to set destinations based on database lookup or map location.
When combined with the SkyRadar ADS-B Receiver, NEXRAD, TAF, METAR, NOTAM and local air traffic data will be sent via wireless connection to your iPad and overlaid on the map display. Please visit http://www.skyradar.net for more information about the SkyRadar ADS-B Receiver.
SkyRadar allows for a 1 month free evaluation period where all application features are enabled. After the evaluation period users will be prompted to activate SkyRadar with a 6 month or 1 year subscription for a low cost. The subscriptions provide access to airport and airspace information updates released every 28 days. Without a valid subscription, SkyRadar will operate as normal, but will only display airports with runways longer than 8000 feet.
Key application features:
-Easy to navigate map display with most important navigation information overlaid
-Track up vector map orientation
- 90 meter resolution lower USA terrain database
-Complete database of airports and intersections stored locally on your device
-Vector map of airspace: class B, C, D, warning/alert/restricted/military operating areas
-Display of terrain proximity map
-Airport information lookup:
Public/private, runway name, length, elevation, surface type, frequencies for tower, ground, approach, clearance, weather, runway lights
-Graphical image of the runway is shown when available
-Airport weather and NOTAM data when connected to SkyRadar ADS-B receiver
-Instantly determine information such as distance, bearing and time to reach to any object on the map by panning map to the object of interest
-When connected to our SkyRadar receiver following additional information is presented:
Overlay TIS-B and FIS-B data on the map
Depicts NEXRAD data
Presents TAF & METAR data for airports
Complete flight data with weather information can be recorded and replayed at later time
-Airspace database updated every 28 days
-Airport database updated every 56 days
-One tap "destination" setup
We're always interested in hearing feedback on how we can improve our application and make it more appealing to our users. Please submit any comments to firstname.lastname@example.org
Runs on iOS 11
Ratings and Reviews
The only true subscription-FREE adsb weather solution
Of course to use this app you need one of the sky radar receivers. That said, having real time in flight tfr and weather info is awesome. Unlike the other adsb products available, with sky radar you are not required to keep paying for updated charts if you don't need them. The app and weather will still work. I have also seen real time air to air adsb traffic targets in skyradar even though my aircraft does not have an adsb out transponder. Pretty cool. I've used the app about 25 flight hours so far with no problems and with the adsb weather info that it provides, it has made trips possible that otherwise would have been delayed.
the other review is untrue regarding resolution and types of charts available. If you domt download the charts then if you go offline the resolution will be poor while you are limited to the cache. The chart resolution is great for online use and areas that you download prior to flight. you can toggle between sectionals, ifr low, high, Tac, etc. approach plates are also included.
Excellent APP and very reasonable subscription price
I use this APP for cross couontry flying in 150kt airplane and it is great!! gives GS, terrain,course line, flight plan, everything i needed. It even has, slew to airports, that give all info,i.e. rwy config, type, distance, hdg and dist to arpt, freqs, classb,c,d etc info,etc. I even was able to avoid a MOA that I was about to clip on recent flight. Excellent app, well worth the $25 a year and it saves lots of money over paper charts and is MUCH more convenient. Now I am going to find a way to mount it in my panel, hopefully airgizmo's will come up with something soon.
Still not ready for prime time
I downloaded the demo version for my iPad and took it up for a flight. Probably has loads of neat features, but the user interface is terrible! Does not do anything using standard directions that a normal nav program/moving map would do. The aesthetics are pretty terrible too. Needs:
1. more attention to standard tablet/aviation user directions. one should be able to tap, say, once on an airport to get METARs and the standard TAF symbol for TAFs in the area. one should be able to, say, tap twice on an airport to get detailed information about that airport.
2. overlay onto maps. the ADS-B is a powerful tool, but would be better if we could see it on the IFR or VFR maps for better situational awareness. again, the current interface is problematic both in terms of form as well as substance.
3. other traffic. there should be a traffic warning screen akin to the garmin 430 or 530 indicating any traffic within 500 feet, with a direction to look.
ADS-B is definitely the future. but this app hasn't yet taken advantage of it effectively.
- Radenna LLC
- 14.8 MB
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad (5th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (5th generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular (2nd generation), 10.5-inch iPad Pro, 10.5-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (6th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (6th generation), iPad Pro (11-inch), iPad Pro (11-inch) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (3rd generation), iPad Pro (12.9-inch) (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini (5th generation), iPad mini (5th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air (3rd generation), and iPad Air (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular.
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © Radenna LLC
- In-App Purchases
- 1 year subscription $54.99
- 6 months subscription $31.99
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.