Cross Wind Assistant

Cross Wind Assistant

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Cross Wind Component Assistant is designed as a training tool for Flight Instructors and Student Pilots or Private Pilots. The app has a database of over 21,900 airports and 26,600 runways worldwide. It integrates with over 4800 online METAR stations across the globe and provides cross wind component calculations for all runway directions automatically. The Cross Wind Component Assistant is easy to use and will help Pilots visualize wind conditions during the takeoff and landing phases of flight. If ever a picture was worth a thousand words, this is it. Flight Instructors and Flight Schools could use this aviation App to help students quickly understand the go/no-go decision on a windy day.

Features

Quickly determines the closest airport and preferred runway direction for landing utilizing GPS and Cellular Network position.
Overlay a nearby METAR station onto an airport without local weather.
Show or hide private airports by preference.
Nearby METAR stations listing is updated when you change airport in view.
Manually enter wind speed and direction for offline use.
Updates METAR from Internet using WiFi or Cellular Networks on supported devices.
Uses caching to reduce data usage and improve app performance.

Improvement suggestions are always welcome. This is an App by a Pilot, for Pilots. Your purchase supports a local General Aviation Community. If you have any problems please contact rick@ricklettow.com

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Recently changed in this version

Fixed Database bug causing crash.

Improved layout for all screen sizes.


Comments and ratings for Cross Wind Assistant
  • (58 stars)

    by Paul Cole on 26/05/2013

    Does not list main airports in Australia only backyard strips even when you do a search it does not have them.

  • (58 stars)

    by A Google User on 09/11/2012

    very disappointed.

  • (58 stars)

    by Anan on 09/11/2012

    very disappointed.

  • (58 stars)

    by Sam on 06/10/2012

    This is a great tool

  • (58 stars)

    by x on 21/07/2012

    This is just the crosswind app I've been looking for. The others require the pilot to at least enter the runway number. This one displays the complete radial wind picture at a glance, with all runways already entered.along with crosswind components and

  • (58 stars)

    by WSP on 28/05/2012

    I am very impressed by the Cross Wind Assistant app! It's super-simple to use and gives a graphic representation of the crosswind (which it pulls from the closest METAR reporting station), as well as the suggested runway given the conditions. I think th

  • (58 stars)

    by WSP on 28/05/2012

    I am very impressed by the Cross Wind Assistant app! It's super-simple to use and gives a graphic representation of the crosswind (which it pulls from the closest METAR reporting station), as well as the suggested runway given the conditions. I think th