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Old 02-10-2019, 09:27 PM
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Now you can start charging when visiting family or Vans mothership.
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Old 02-10-2019, 09:51 PM
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Garmin Pilot on the iPad/iPhone <g>. Flight Profile view with icing turned on. I’m guessing quite a few EFB’s offer this feature.

Larger image: https://dougreeves.smugmug.com/Misc-2019-Q1/i-JbxV4n7/A

I've "got" Garmin Pilot, but I've never seen this??? I've got the VFR only version. Is this only on the IFR version? (I've got "icing" in the lower right hand corner, "if" Sigmets are turned on, but nothing like what you're showing.)

[ed. I'll work up a 'how to' for the news cycle. vr/dr]

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Old 02-10-2019, 11:50 PM
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Big Congrats Doug!!

Sheesh, I feel like such a slacker with my Garmin Pilot App now......time to do some more exploring.

In addition, the AviationWeather.Gov site has added a new “GFA Tool” that has replaced the Area Forecast and then some in a BIG way. You can select your weather (clouds, icing etc) and display it hourly. Finally there is a cloud tops forecast!
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Old 02-11-2019, 06:10 AM
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Well done, DR. May I please borrow your study notes? . [ed.Absolutely! vr/dr]
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Old 02-11-2019, 06:47 AM
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Cool! Congrats!!
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:06 AM
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Way to go Doug. Always good to keep moving forward and challenging ourselves. Feels good when you get to the other side. ATP on the burner?
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:50 AM
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Congratulations Doug and well done. It takes a lot of dedication to pull this off.
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:51 AM
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congrats! what app or SW does the last picture from your post come from? The one that has the vertical cross section of the atmosphere.

[ed. Garmin Pilot app on my iPad. V/r,dr]
Congrats Doug! If the RV had retract I would start workin on this but you still need to log that retract time if I'm not mistakin? [ed. Sort of correct, Walt. Turbine time counts as complex now. I guess the logic is if you can run a turbine engine you can pull a gear handle. I've 20+ hours in a C208B now and that was more than enough to satisfy the regs. vr/dr]

The weather shot also had me looking close at your picture of GP, I don't think Foreflight will do that.

An app I recently signed up for is WeatherSpork. It has a couple of features that I really like, Profile view is similar to your pic but has clouds/visibility/icing with the added ability to slide departure time to find the best window for a flight. At $79 it's not exactly cheap but it also has a ton of weather training videos which I am working my way through.
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Congrats! I recall the Commercial as being a fun, low-stress checkride. Remember, too, that it's not a rating, but a certificate level. Should have been on the oral...
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Old 02-11-2019, 08:49 AM
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Nice. Congrats Douggie!

It is nice to be able to do it in the RV. I did my commercial back then in a Cessna bomber, and it felt "dirty".
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