Author Archives: John

OFS Stratux Setup

This is an article describing the initial setup process of an Open Flight Solutions FlightBox Plus ADS-B receiver with the C.Young open source “Stratux” software, for weather and traffic information on Avare 7.8.6 for use in a C-172 with Garmin … Continue reading

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New +Apps for Everyone

Starting in 2018 Apps4Av is releasing new Android apps useful for anyone but not specifically designed for aviators, in the new +Apps section. To learn more, Click here.

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New Avare Videos

We’ve just published two new Avare Intro videos on our new YouTube Channel, Avare and more, by Apps4Av. These videos are designed to be fast-paced with many details provided in a short time, so that you can pause or back … Continue reading

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Avare 7.2.3 – 3D Option

Avare version 7.2.3 has added a new “virtual reality” 3D view option! Now you can tap the new “3D” tab to view selected chart types (currently intended for Sectionals and IFR charts, with more to possibly be added). In the … Continue reading

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Flying Avare In Canada?

We are investigating the potential for adding more capabilities for flying Avare in Canada. It would be helpful if anyone interested in this topic would post a message on our Forum, so we can gauge how many of our users … Continue reading

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Free Geo-Referenced IFR Plates in Avare

You can now install free “Geo-Referenced” live IFR Plates in Avare, thanks to the volunteer work of a “tagging” team that manually added and checked Geo-reference data for almost every FAA Plate. This means that Avare can now show your … Continue reading

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$10 ADS-B Receiver for Avare

For anyone interested in the smallest possible investment to get ADS-B on Avare, here’s my report on using a $10 “SDR” receiver with the free open source version of the ADS-B app by HIZ: Summary With a very small investment … Continue reading

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