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About this app

Welcome to PPGpS, a Flight Computer for Paramotor, Paraglider, Glider and Ultra Light plane Pilots.

-Airspaces display
-PPGpS can now display an Airspace overlay on the map.
It is using OpenAir files that can be downloaded from the net and copied in the \PPGpS\airspaces folder.
You may also use the AirspaceMap app to help you download some OpenAir files from various sources easily, and customize these large airspace maps to fit your needs,
and then export them to the PPGpS airspace folder.

-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
-Airspace display (OpenAir files)
-Emergency geo-localized SMS
-Barometric sensor support to improve altitude accuracy
-QHN, QFE Altimeter setting
-Online and offline maps
-Offline maps creator
-Google Maps and OpenStreetMap map providers
-Rotating Map
-Log flights in KML (for Google Earth), IGC (Leonardo servers) and GPX files
-Replay recorded flights
-Waypoint management
-Especially developed for Paramotor
-Embedded User Manual and Tip of the day feature.
-Real time flight tracking on www.ppgps.info
-Sunset time
-FlyNet2, Flight Bandit, BlueFlyVario and LK8Ex1 variometer support
-Android Wear SmartWatch support with PPGpS Wear

PPGpS can display Google or OpenStreetMap maps in connected mode.
Download map files in your smartphone in case you don't have an internet connection during the flight.
Use the integrated PPGpS Offline Map Creator to generate offline maps.

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 long-pressing on the altimeter.
If your smartphone has a barometric sensor, it could be used to compute a very accurate altitude.
You can use PPGpS Wear companion application to display your instruments on your SmartWatch.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Copy OpenAir files in the /ppgps/airspace folder to display airspaces on top of the map
Use my other app AirspaceMap to help you download and customize your openAir files

Launch the Demonstration mode to have a quick tour.

Visit http://www.ppgps.info
Find us on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/ppgps
and Twitter : https://twitter.com/PPGpSAndroid

Enjoy your flights with PPGpS and thank you for your feedback.
Updated on
May 26, 2021

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Ratings and reviews

551 reviews
Ryan Dinan
May 1, 2020
My experience with this app is limited to only one ppg flight so far, but it performed great! After a few moments, it calculated the wind speed and direction, which was really useful. Logging my flight path was also very cool - I imported it into Google Earth and was able to see exactly where I went. The only thing I wish it had was sound for the vario - maybe I missed this option? All in all, this is a great tool for me!
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Doug Kaye
August 27, 2020
UPDATE: The version that was released today fixes both issues that I noted below. I love the app and use it on every flight, however, the latest version does not seem to work with my BlueFly vario. Even though it says that is connected the vertical velocity remains 0. Also setting the altimeter to zero (to display altitude above takeoff field) does not seem to work. Overall navigation functions are outstanding.
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Dale Peterson
August 23, 2020
It could be better. It could be less hassle when trying to zoom in on one of your flight replays. Seems like it fights me to do that. It also quit keeping track after 7 flights. I though maybe there was a limit so i deleted 1 and tried again, but it didn't record. I'd also like to see a horizontal view of the flight so i can see what's going on with altitude in replay. FlySkyHy does, but i don't have an apple. And I'm not about to get one. And where's the bug report button?! I don't see one...
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What's new

1.59a 05/2021
Support generic LK8Ex1 protocol for bluetooth altivarios
Timestamps in KML track files for better replay
Bug fix on Replay
Bug fix on Tip of the day
1.58 04/2021
Italian translation completed
Airspace file parsing improved
File security issue with Android 11 fixed
1.57 04/2021
Input Map and Waypoint name fixed
Elevation above ground crash fix
1.56 09/2020
Floating text color configurable
Lock the screen in portrait, landscape and inverted