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PPGpS Lite

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ANDROID VERSION
2.1 and up
INSTALLATIONS
10,000 - 50,000
PRICE
FREE

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Description

Welcome to PPGpS, a Flight Computer for Powered Paraglider, Paraglider and Ultra Light plane Pilots


*New: Variometer and FlyNet2 support
Variometer can use the internal barometer, FlyNet2 or even the GPS

*FEATURES OVERVIEW:
-Real time flight information
-Wind direction and speed estimation
-Takeoff and Landing phases auto-detection
-Return home information (display estimated travel time and bearing)
-Fuel calculation and warning
-Emergency geo-localized SMS
-Localization with GPS
-Barometric sensor support to improve altitude accuracy
-QHN, QFE Altimeter setting
-Online and offline maps
-Google and OpenStreetMap map provider
-Rotating Map
-Log flights in KML (for Google Earth) and IGC (Leonardo servers) files
-Waypoint management
-Especially developed for Paramotor
-Embedded User Manual and Tip of the day feature.
-Real time flight tracking on www.ppgps.info
-Variometer
-FlyNet2 support

*MAPS:
Online :
PPGpS can display Google or OpenStreetMap maps in connected mode.
Offline :
Download map files in your smartphone in case you don't have an internet connection during the flight.
Use the free Mobile Atlas Creator program to generate the offline maps of your choice.
Cached :
You may also pre-load your map directly on the phone. To do that : select an OpenStreetMap tile provider in online mode,
display the map at your prefered zoom level and move around in your future flight zone.
The tiles will be re-used while flying offline !

*INSTRUMENTS:
PPGpS provides the altitude, vario, bearing, magnetic compass, acceleration and ground speed.
With just one click on instruments you switch easily between different data modes : instantaneous, average and maximum values.
Altimeter can be set to actual altitude or elevation (QHN, QFE) just by longpressing on the altimeter.
If your smartphone has a barometric sensor, it could be used to compute a very accurate altitude.

*WAYPOINTS:
Create waypoints by tapping on the map or by entering their GPS coordinates.
Select a waypoint with one click on the waypoint instrument (WPT).
Rename or remove a waypoint from the contextual menu of the waypoint list.
Follow the displayed route (bearing, estimated travel time and distance).
Prepare your waypoints from Google Earth and import your KML files (PPGpS folder in the phone).
Waypoints may be automatically loaded at startup and saved at the end of the session.
In case your KML file doesn't import well, please send me the file and I will fix it quickly.

*WIND AND SPEEDS HUD:
The average ground speeds are graphically displayed for every azimuth.
The wind direction is displayed (red arrow) and may be reset at any time during the flight.

*RETURN HOME:
Home direction and Estimated Travel Time to return home is always displayed (shaded red line).
Computations are done according to the wind for accurate results.

*LIVE TRACKING:
Enable the Live Tracking feature to allow your friends and family to see you live on map ! Go to www.ppgps.info for more details.

Launch the Demonstration mode to have a quick tour.

Visit www.ppgps.info
Find us at www.facebook.com/ppgps

Enjoy your PPG flights with PPGpS and thank you for your feedback.
Don't hesitate to send me your flight kml logs by mail : stephane.nicole31@gmail.com

Missing features in the Lite version:

-Log flights in KML/IGC format
-Waypoints management
-QNH/QFE altimeter setting
-The annoying popups are removed in the Full version

Thanks for trying it, and if it fits your needs please consider upgrading to the full version.

Enjoy your PPG flights with PPGpS and thank you for your feedback.

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