DroidEFB

Tutorials

Tutorials

ADS-B Connection

ADS-B is transforming all segments of aviation. Connect and display Real-time ADS-B used now for traffic and weather.

CAP & SAR Tutorial

The Civil Air Patrol keeps our flying citizens safe while traversing the wild frontier. If you are a CAP flyer, we thank you for your involvement in this important duty. You, too, can use DroidEFB to help save lives. We’ve gotten together to make your job easier. So we created a search and rescue feature that can be activated with a simple touch and a few configurations.

Chromebook ADS-B Tutorial

OVERVIEW

ADS-B is transforming all segments of aviation. Connect and display Real-time ADS-B on your ChromeOS device!

External Storage

Configure DroidEFB to use external storage if internal storage space is limited.

Import/Export User Waypoints

Use DroidEFB to import and export a user defined list of waypoints via csv file in a variety of coordinate formats including military grid reference system (MGRS) and universal transverse mercator (UTM).

Live Wallpaper

DroidEFB can be set to run as Live Wallpaper on your Android device.  Choose to run on the Home screen, Lock screen or both.

Microsoft Flight Sim Setup

DroidEFB can optionally be driven by Microsoft Flight Simulator!  This feature allows you to experiment with the DroidEFB application from the convenience of your own home!

QuickWeather

Developed by a pilot, QuickWeather provides a rapid view of aviation weather by favorite airport or along an entire flight path by displaying  METAR, TAF and imagery for United States airports.

Share Flight Plan

Use DroidEFB to quickly convert a flight plan into a text string and share it using SMS text or email.

Skyradar Setup

The Skyradar devices provide in flight weather through ADS-B transmissions.  While the data products are more limited than those provided by WxWorx via XM Radio, the products have no subscription charges and are becoming very popular.

Track Log Tutorial

The DroidEFB Track Log feature is a great utility for recording your GPS flight path and later viewing the 3-D path in either Google Earth for Desktops or Google Earth for Mobile.

Weight & Balance

Weight and Balance is one of the most sophisticated non-subscription apps that DroidEFB has created. As its name implies its purpose is to compute weight and balance based on the information you supply from your pilot operating handbook.

X-Plane Setup

DroidEFB can optionally be driven by X-Plane!  This feature allows you to experiment with the DroidEFB application from the convenience of your own home!

Runs on Android, the world’s most popular mobile platform!