After having released SeeYou 4.2 recently we are happy to introduce SeeYou Mobile 4.2 for Oudie, PDA and PNA devices as well. The two versions go hand-in-hand. Let us explain how.
Main new features include:
. Pictures which describe your waypoints (new CUPX format)
. Completely redesigned airspace warning
. Logbook page
. Terrain shading
and lots more. Click here for a complete list of changes
Please download the latest versions here:
for Oudie: https://naviter.com/download/oudie-firmware/index.php?Itemid=27
for PDA/PNA: https://naviter.com/download/seeyou-mobile/index.php?Itemid=27
Use Pictures to describe your waypoints
SeeYou 4.2 has introduced two new file format which embed pictures in a single file. CUPX defines a waypoint file where pictures can be associated with a certain waypoint. Imagine a waypoint file with safe outlanding fields which embeds pictures and graphics of these fields! It is now technically possible to do that and the process is simple. First steps have to be done in SeeYou 4.2 or later:
. Edit your existing waypoints database in SeeYou
. select Edit > Waypoint edit > click the “+” button in the bottom part of the dialog
. Select the picture which matches the waypoint you are editing and repeat this for all waypoints
. Save waypoints as CUPX format
This is what you have to do on Oudie / SeeYou Mobile:
. Copy the CUPX file to your device
. Menu > Settings > Files > Waypoints > add or select your CUPX file
. Close all dialogs with OK and you are done!
Now you can click on a Waypoint, select Details and the “<<” and “>>” buttons become enabled for you to browse the pictures of this particular waypoint!
Completely redesigned airspace warning
We have received a lot of very useful feedback about how to change the way airspace warning works in SeeYou Moblie. We have made every effort to compile your suggestions into the new way of dealing with airspaces in SeeYou Mobile 4.2. A lot has changed:
. There is no full screen alarm which blocked the map just when you needed it most
. Instead there is the warning just as you are used to also when you are very close. It’s now so much easier to navigate airspace precisely.
. There are three new navboxes (Near AS.H, Near AS.Alt and Near AS.V) which give you a much better idea of the airspace structure around you
. There is a new navbox action “Highlight nearest airspace” which shows the nearest airspaces graphically
. You can now load more than just one airspace file
. It is now possible to change airspace parameters directly in SeeYou Mobile also during the flight. If you get clearance for a certain altitude you can now quickly adjust the airspace in SeeYou Mobile and focus on more important issues
. Distance to all armed airspace (i.e. the ones that are near) is shown on the map with a number
The new Navboxes deserve a little explanation:
Nearest airspace – Horizontally (Near AS.H) is the distance to any airspace where you are not already inside. By default the “Highlight nearest airspace” will graphically display this airspace and show distance to it on the map.
Nearest airspace – Altitude (Near AS.Alt) is the altitude difference to the airspace described above (Near AS.H). It shows negative value if you are below its bottom, positive if you are above the top and “Inside” if you are in between.
Nearest airspace – Vertically (Near AS.V) is the altitude difference to the airspace vertically at your present location. Again it is negative if there is airspace above you, positive if there is airspace below you and “Inside” if you have missed all the warnings. This navbox includes the Altitude Warning if one is set (such as 18.000 ft in the USA).
A neat new feature is found in the Menu > Next > Logbook. It shows takeoff, landing and whatever other information is available from your flights. Very useful for completing the Logbook straight after landing.
There are many more new features in SeeYou Mobile 4.2. Please take the time to explore them all. We are eagerly looking forward to your feedback!
There is one pilot in particular who deserves a lot of credit for stabilizing and adding more features to this version. Richard Frawley has been instrumental in debugging problems, suggesting new features, testing them time and time again until we were all happy with the result. Thank you Richard!