Connect SkyView to your mobile devices via the Wi-Fi Adapter, and use apps to flight plan from home and transfer once at the aircraft.
SkyView can now connect to: Seattle Avionics FlyQ, ForeFlight Mobile, PocketFMS EasyVFR, and SkyDemon iOS/Android apps, via Wi-Fi. This connectivity makes flight planning and preparation easier and more efficient for those of you who fly with the mentioned mobile flight planning options, and also allows your device to benefit from SkyView's GPS position and flight instruments. Note that not all apps support all capabilities - check with your app maker to determine their latest EFIS connectivity features.
One Wi-Fi adapter is required for each SkyView display installed in an aircraft, maintaining system redundancy. Only one per aircraft is used on AF-5000 series systems.
Note: 1 required for each SkyView display in the aircraft. Not compatible with SkyView SE.
Plan your flights at home using your app's comprehensive flight planning features. Once at the airplane, save time by sending the planned route to your SkyView system via W-Fi. Flight plans sent from ForeFlight can be edited on SkyView and flown by the SkyView Autopilot. You can transfer updated flight plans between the devices at any time.
Transfer Flight Plans between SkyView and ForeFlight Mobile
Pilots can also benefit from SkyView's built-in WAAS GPS, which can drive aircraft position in your app (if supported by the app). This is great for those with Wi-Fi-only iPads, and provides an additional high-availability GPS source for GPS-equipped devices.
When connected to SkyView, your app can also 's attitude indicator can be driven by the same IFR-capable ADAHRS installed in every SkyView aircraft (if supported by the app). This allows your app's attitude indication, other instruments, and Synthetic Vision displays to show the same depiction for the best possible in-flight situational awareness.
Send SkyView's GPS Position and Attitude to ForeFlight
Each SkyView display in the aircraft must be equipped with a Wi-Fi adapter. If you have two displays, you need two adapters. A benefit of having two adapters is that it maintains system redundancy, just like our redundant data and power lines in the SkyView Network.
The link between SkyView and your mobile device is protected with secure, password-protected WPA2 encryption. This ensures that only devices devices that you specifically authorize can communicate with your SkyView system.
As of ForeFlight 6.7, SkyView attitude and GPS information is used by ForeFlight Mobile. Other apps may receieve and redisplay SkyView's GPS position, attitude, and other primary flight instruments.
Any basic level or higher ForeFlight Mobile subscription is required in order to use the Wi-Fi connectivity with Dynon SkyView.
- A "Wi-Fi Adapter for SkyView" for each SkyView screen you have installed
- SkyView version 12.0 or later
- A subscription to your compatible app (if required). If you are a ForeFlight use, you need only ForeFlight Mobile (basic and higher) version 6.7 or later.
At this time, SkyView's Wi-Fi capability works with ForeFlight Mobile (iOS), PocketFMS EasyVFR (Android, iOS, and Windows), SkyDemon (iOS and Android), and the FltPlan Go apps.
Yes. Although you can only connect one USB memory stick to a SkyView display at a time, you can have any or all of the different supported USB devices (USB memory stick, Video Input adapter, and Wi-Fi adapter) connected at the same time.
At this time, your iOS device can only be connected to either your Stratus or SkyView system at any moment. You can switch back and forth between the two from your iPhone or iPad. However, they can not be connected concurrently.