FlyQ EFB Version 2.1.1 Now Available – Fixes for iOS 9 and more

Apple released version 2.1.1 of FlyQ EFB yesterday.  

This version is mostly bug fixes, most notably a fix for a problem where location updates on an iPad with an internal GPS were not recognized under iOS 9.x.  Many other crashing and non-crashing bugs were also fixed.

Version 2.1.1 also adds support for even more ADS-B receivers including the exciting open-source Stratux project.

Fixes and Improvements

  • Fixed: Internal GPS not recognized with iOS 9
  • Added: Support for the Stratux ADS-B system
  • Added: Support for the SkyGuard ADS-B system
  • Improved: Much faster swiping between plates
  • Improved: Much faster plates-on-map rendering
  • Fixed: Ring layer sometimes leaves a shadow of an old position
  • Fixed: Winds Aloft arrows sometimes not removed when newer arrows appear, leaving conflicting arrows on the map
  • Fixed: Adding SIDs/STARs to a flight plan fails
  • Fixed: Using the List button in the Procedures tab does not show the list from the correct airport when the Procedures button in the Search results was used to change airports
  • Fixed: TAWS display visually wrong in some off-coast places where there is no TAWS data
  • Fixed: Terrain X-Ray sometimes shows an incorrect heading
  • Fixed: The search portion of creating or editing a new Aircraft profile causes a crash when the iPad is in portrait mode
  • Fixed: Memory leak with plates on the map and swiping plates
  • Fixed: Several other app crashing bugs
  • Fixed: Several minor changes and feature improvements

To upgrade:

Upgrades to FlyQ EFB are free.

If you’re reading this on your iPad, just click below (won’t work on a PC or Mac):

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/flyq-efb/id915571252?mt=8

If you’re reading this on a PC or Mac, go to your iPad then:

1. Open the App Store app on your iPad (usually on the first Home page).
2. Within the App Store, tap the Updates tab at the bottom.
3. Look for FlyQ EFB and tap the Update button next to it.

Tip: You can have the iPad automatically do updates for all apps in the future. This saves a lot of time!  To do that:

1. Go to the Settings app on the iPad
2. Tap the iTunes & App Store item on the left side of the screen (might need to scroll down to see it).
3. Turn the switch next to Updates ON (green).

2 thoughts on “FlyQ EFB Version 2.1.1 Now Available – Fixes for iOS 9 and more

  1. When scrolling the sectionals it takes several seconds, often 8 to 10 seconds to refocus the sectional. I was hoping the update would fix that. To it did not.

    Any suggestions?

    Steven Manweiler

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