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Colour High Terrain
18 July 2018

Want to go flying through mountain valleys, but with a restricted ceiling due to aircraft performance or weather? SkyDemon can now help you plan where you can safely go. In the latest version you can tap into SkyDemon's terrain rendering, giving it a reference altitude (which you can change at an...


Double Tap Sync
11 July 2018

Did you know that in the latest version of SkyDemon, you can quickly sync the view of any stage of your route between the main map and virtual radar? In this video, I can see a large restricted area in virtual radar that my route is going through. I double tap where it begins, and the main map sc...


Adopt an Airfield
26 June 2018

The latest version of SkyDemon contains loads of improvements around airfield data, including the presentation of the data within the Airfields tab and the new Find a Destination tool which helps locate airfields based on facilities, runways and fuel availability. We'll post more about these tool...


Airfields Tab
11 June 2018

The forthcoming version of SkyDemon includes some exciting new functionality and presentation for airfields. When you are looking at an airfield in the Airfields tab, you'll see the information has been reorganised to be more intuitive. In planning mode there are quick shortcuts for emailing and ...


Trade Shows
04 June 2018

We have a busy couple of weeks ahead of us. This week we'll be exhibiting at France Air Expo (http://franceairexpo.com/) on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Paris Le Bourget airport. Next week it's Aero Expo UK (http://www.aeroexpo.co.uk/) where we'll be exhibiting at Wycombe Air Park on Thursday...


Power Lines
24 May 2018

Today's chart update now includes power transmission lines in most European countries. They're visible only at 1:250,000 zoom and larger scales. Helicopter pilots and other low-flyers should find this information very valuable when it comes to planning off-airfield landings and low transits.


Pilot Feedback and Airfields
03 May 2018

A little over a year ago, we built upon our fuel price sharing engine and introduced Pilot Feedback, which as you can see has been a very popular way for pilots to rate airfields, leave comments about them, notify others of the prices of fuel and landing fees and whether food is available on-site. ...


Post-Show Work
27 April 2018

Wow, what a show! We had our busiest ever Aero at Friedrichshafen last week. Many thanks to everybody who came to speak to us. We met a huge number of existing customers, many of whom had ideas and suggestions for us and many of whom simply wanted to express their satisfaction in person. We also ...


Queen's Awards for Enterprise
21 April 2018

The Queen's Awards are the UK's highest accolade for business success. We are very proud to be one of only a few double award winners this year, winning awards for Innovation and also for International Trade. Tim Dawson, SkyDemon founder and Managing Director, said: “Using my software skills t...


Aero Friedrichshafen
13 April 2018

Who's coming to Aero at Friedrichshafen next week? We will be there of course, hall A6 stand 501. Friedrichshafen is Europe's biggest GA trade show, and if you've never been, you really should visit. There are exhibitors like us covering practically every aspect of general aviation, and we spend ...


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