Mobile enabled Flight Log System

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Mobile enabled Flight Log System

Postby snrkl » Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:05 pm

So I have been looking for a decent iPhone flight log app and have been sorely disappointed with the offerings available..

So I built one myself..

Using Airtable (a cloud based database with iPhone/Android/OSX/Windows native apps) I was able to build this in a few hours.

I give you: Rocketry Flight Log (v0.3)

It has a library of each of my rockets including all the details you need to fill out a flight card, photos, and I can attach graphed launch sims from OR to keep track of predicted altitudes for different motor types:


I can record flights - the form I fill keeps track of whether an altimeter was fitted, launch, recovery deployment and landing results. I can attach the altimeter3 flight charts and data (this is done back at home on the desktop client)



You can create a library of recovery devices and launch sites, so when you record a flight, you can select the laundry chosen on the day and the site you launched from.


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I am waiting for Airtable to implement a few features:
When they add GPS data types, I'll be able to add "Launch" and "Recovery" GPS coordinates straight from my phone on the day.
When they add custom form printing, I should be able to use a "plan a flight" setup to automate the printing of my flight cards...

All up, I am pretty happy with this solution, and best of all, it is COMPLETELY customisable, extensible and FREE!!

If anyone wants to have a try, let me know.. It's as simple as creating a free airtable account, installing the app and you can clone an empty copy of my setup and go from there..

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Re: Mobile enabled Flight Log System

Postby SpaceManMat » Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:37 am

Nice work there.
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Re: Mobile enabled Flight Log System

Postby OverTheTop » Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:44 am

Looks great!
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