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xFuel - Fuel Planning app for Android

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Hi all!

 

This is my first post here at Avsim, and hopefully not the last one. :)

 

 

I recently realized that what I need equally as much is a simple fuel planner app. I currently rely on various websites and calculators for doing it by hand, and figured it would be a good fit for an Android application.

 

Ive been hard at work and can now present to you xFuel, the fuel planner app for Android.

 

The list of features is subject to change, but currently the following is either already implemented or planned.

 

Origin and Dest Airport

Aircraft Type (Featuring a wide range of aircraft - 30+ atm)

METAR Weather

Toggle-able Metric/Imperial units

Rules (JAR, INTL, FARDOM)

Fuel Planning history

Proper Holo Android UI design

Supports Android 4.0 and newer

 

 

I would really appreciate feedback, ideas and suggestions. Im hoping others will find the app useful, but it requires input from those who want the app to be as good as possible :)

 

The app is pretty much finished at this point, but I figured before I published it to the Play Store I would try to poke around here and see if anyone has any suggestions? :)

 

Thanks all, and fly safe!

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What are you using for aircraft source info? Many fly the pmdg ngx so having accurate data with respect to fuel burn is critical. Then we need a way to factor wind component for upper level winds. Something like +45 or -50 depending on direction of flight with respect to the winds aloft and fuel burn.

 

Without accurate aircraft data I would hesitate to use it.

 

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What are you using for aircraft source info? Many fly the pmdg ngx so having accurate data with respect to fuel burn is critical. Then we need a way to factor wind component for upper level winds. Something like +45 or -50 depending on direction of flight with respect to the winds aloft and fuel burn.

 

Sent from my Samsung Galaxy Note 2

 

Interesting. I actually do have PMDG aircrafts listed in there, but I might need to give winds some more thought.

 

Appreciate the feedback!

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Pretty much the aame as the last guy, that and i dont use my mobile devices in fsx, but it might work for others, keep up the good work

 

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After trying forever to build a simple app today, I would like to give you thanks for sharing, I know it must have taken many hours of frustration to release it!

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Bravo, 'bout time us lowly Android users got something for FSX. This would be great for my Nexus 7 and I will buy for sure! THANK YOU

 

Steve

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Bravo, 'bout time us lowly Android users got something for FSX. This would be great for my Nexus 7 and I will buy for sure! THANK YOU

 

Steve

 

Thanks for the support! I have been trying to make sure that the app looks good on the Nexus 7, but will make some minor adjustments prior to release I reckon. Regardless, the app will be out within a few days at the latest! :)

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Great news for me and my Sony Xperia P ! Can't wait to find it in the PlayStore Steve. :Hug:

 

Glad to hear it! Ill be sure to spread the word once I hit the publish button ;)

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The app is now available on the Play Store for a reasonable fee, or you can grab it for free here, though keep in mind that you'll miss out on the OTA updates provided by the Play Store, as well as the chance to support the developer in his work ;)

 

I tried to announce this using my original account, but this forum refused to accept my newly reset password so had to create a new user account.

 

Enjoy the app and please let me know if you have any feedback!

 

Cheers!

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New update out now on the Play Store (will take a while before it shows up).

 

* NEW: Add fuel plans to favorites (And delete them as you see fit)

* NEW AIRCRAFT: Beechcraft 1900

* NEW AIRCRAFT: Beechcraft KingAir 350

* NEW AIRCRAFT: Bombardier Dash 8 Q300

* FIXED: Home navigation button in History View now works properly

 

Will upload the .apk to the free download site asap

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Nice program works well on my tablet.

Bought off the Play Store so the author gets a little something back.

 

Thanks!!!

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I see the upper level wind component is not implemented. With strong upper level winds especially here in the United States this fuel planner will not be accurate. You will either have to much or not enough.

 

Sent from my Samsung Galaxy Note 2

 

 

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This looks great and perfect for nexus 7 tab.

Will install later.

Definitely agree about incorporating winds aloft data. They play a huge part in calculating fuel. I'm running low of my current fuel estimates because of the some areas have a 110 KT headwind going west. Going east I'll end up with way more fuel in reserves.

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This looks great and perfect for nexus 7 tab.

Will install later.

Definitely agree about incorporating winds aloft data. They play a huge part in calculating fuel. I'm running low of my current fuel estimates because of the some areas have a 110 KT headwind going west. Going east I'll end up with way more fuel in reserves.

 

Thanks for the feedback! Im still working out how to incorporate wind data, but I am confident that I will figure out a smart solution sooner or later! :)

 

Nice program works well on my tablet.

Bought off the Play Store so the author gets a little something back.

 

Thanks!!!

 

Thanks! That's much appreciated! Hope you like it!

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Just bought it at the Play Store and I'll try it later tonight. Agree about incorporating winds but I know you'll figure that out...........now get busy LOL :P .

 

Steve

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The app is now available on the Play Store for a reasonable fee, or you can grab it for free here, though keep in mind that you'll miss out on the OTA updates provided by the Play Store, as well as the chance to support the developer in his work ;)

 

I tried to announce this using my original account, but this forum refused to accept my newly reset password so had to create a new user account.

 

Enjoy the app and please let me know if you have any feedback!

 

Cheers!

Purchased ;-)

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running now, and it has potential, but I dont see where I can change my weights. ZFW and T/O GW were way off thus fuel calcualtions wasnt where it should be. Maybe I dont see where I can change the weights. But this too has a difference in fuel planning. I guess if you intended a rough estimate with this app, its ok like that. Just have to manually compensate.

 

Its also different for Cargo and pax aircraft. You have a MD11 listed but I flew the cargo aircraft. If the weights were adjustable then this would work alot better. IMHO.

 

But keep up the great work. It will come in handy when these things are fixed.

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Just bought it at the Play Store and I'll try it later tonight. Agree about incorporating winds but I know you'll figure that out...........now get busy LOL :P .

 

Steve

 

Thanks for the vote of confidence :D

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Hey I bought the program and it worked great now all of sudden it will not calculate load sheet when you click submit. All that is on load sheet is the departure and arrival airport. Hope I can get it fix tried to uninstall and reinstall but did not fix. Thanks for help

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