SkyGuru. Your inflight guide

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About this app

*****Featured as one of the 10 Great Gifts for Travelers by Forbes*****
*****Featured as one of the 10 Best Travel Tips of All Time by Condé Nast Traveler*****

Do you feel discomfort during flight?

Do you just feel bored on board the airplane?

Or, perhaps, you love to fly and just want to learn more about the aviation and understand it better?

SkyGuru provides passengers with detailed explanations of everything happening in flight in real time, and keeps you busy on board.


Imagine sitting next to a pilot who could explain every sound, every turn, every sensation you are feeling, notified you about any upcoming turbulent areas, and just turned your flying experience into a conscious process. SkyGuru – is your personal guide in the world of aviation.

SkyGuru was created by a professional pilot and fear of flying therapist Alex Gervash. The app receives information about your flight from professional aviation sources used by airlines. Next, SkyGuru combines the data from your iPhone sensors and the program algorithms to recognize flight stages and accompanies you the entire journey. It supports, teaches, comments on, and explains everything that’s going on during the flight, all in real time and in a flight mode.


Available for free:
- Aviation weather forecast and its explanations for departure and arrival airports.
- Turbulence forecast for the shortest route between two airports.

Available with flights purchases:
NEW! Interesting facts about the points of interest that you are flying over;
NEW! Offline map, showing an approximate location of your airplane and route. This location is calculated and does not require GPS or internet.
NEW! Video course by Alex Gervash - SkyGuru’ founder, that will decrease any fear of flying (on flights >1,5 hrs).
NEW! GIF images illustrating how airplane mechanisms work in real time.
NEW! Seat recommendations on board according to aircraft’s sunny / shadow side and a possibility to see a beautiful sunset / sunrise.

- Forecasts of most turbulent areas en route, including approximate time of entry into and duration of each.
- Description of weather conditions at the departure and arrival airports and explanations of how they may affect your sensations.
- Calculation of the actual flight time considering current winds already 24 hrs prior to your flight
- Real time explanations of most sounds and “dipping / falling through” sensations which could worry the passengers.
- Warnings about higher probability for going around due to current weather conditions.
- Turbulence graph and current G-force values created by turbulence, as well as their difference from the overloads that the airplane is meant to withstand.
- Flight speed and altitude, given a stable GPS signal (usually, available at a window seat).
- Airplane’s nose positions relative to the horizon and airplane’s maximum bank angles when entering a turn.
- 3D airplane model of its relative position in space considering banks and turbulence.
- Notification about expected manoeuvres soon after take-off and shortly before landing.
- Explanations of cabin procedures that passengers often wonder about, such as: “why does the light blink,” “why do we open window blinds”. All in real time.
- Unique helpful methods and exercises that to assist passengers in overcoming fear and making their flight more comfortable.

1. Speed and altitude are only available with GPS signal.
2. The app is designed to be used ONLY on a REAL flight.
3. If you have any questions, we are always happy to assist 24/7.. Please contact our support BEFORE submitting a review.
4. Continuous use of GPS when running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
Updated on
Jan 25, 2021

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437 reviews
A Google user
November 24, 2018
It stopped working! I loved it when I used it, I got it to work for 1 flight and it helped me with my anxiety a lot. I used the paid version, which was definitely worth it. However, when I tried to use it for another flight it either won't load or gives me an error message. If it worked I would gladly pay to track more flights and update my review to 5 stars. Hope there is a fix for this- when the app works properly it is fantastic!
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A Google user
February 22, 2019
This app is kind of B.S., I'm glad I only purchased one flight. It claims to use algorithms and calculations to tell you what is going on during the flight, but everything seems to only be on a schedule of when the plane SHOULD be doing certain things. Our flight was slightly delayed due to de-icing and the app thought we had already took off and everything including the route map was completely off the entire flight. The information provided during flight is cool, but not really that useful.
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SkyGuru Inc.
February 23, 2019
In order to detect take off the app analyzes ambient noises , gyro , accelerometer, baro pressure and gps signal if available . If your device doesn’t have barometer , and there is no gps sygnal , so the takeoff may be detected mistakenly based on pitch change , if you move the device .
R. I.
January 6, 2021
Fun app! It's can be little difficult to find your flight to load your flight, especially when flying on Regional Jets (America Eagle). However, one you find your flight and get it to load, it's very informative and fun. Different views, it knew when I had turbulence and when we started our decent. A little pricey, but it's spot on!
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What's new

- Different, personalized messages to make flying experience interesting specifically for anxious / bored / inquisitive flyers;
- New AR functionality to see in real time through the window the cities you are flying by;
- Seat recommendations for best views of the most beautiful sights from above given clear sky weather analysis and time prediction;
- Actual versus predicted aircraft position on the route map given available GPS signal.

Wishing you interesting and calm flights with SkyGuru!