Aeromot's Review of PilotsguideReviewed on 6/22/18 7:13 PM
I have used Pilots Guide for 35 years, first as a paper book, more recently as an app. I liked it and recommended it, but no more. The company has ceased making updates to the data. Phone calls and emails go unanswered. There are free apps such as FltPlan Go and (if you are a member) AOPA Go that provide much of the same information (and for the entire. And the major Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) apps such as Garmin Pilot and FlyQ also include it. Just don't waste your money on Pilots Guide. It is defunct and should be pulled from the App Store.
gtrsrf's Review of PilotsguideReviewed on 6/2/18 7:39 PM
I used the paper version for years and recently downloaded the app. I was worried that it would not work for some reason because of all the bad reviews. They must have worked out all the kinks because I’ve had no issues.
airlndc's Review of PilotsguideReviewed on 12/5/18 12:35 PM
This application with purchase of data from pilots guide offers lots of information about airports and airspace. Those familiar with the paper version of pilots guide will find all that information here in the new format. After downloading I found not all the charts where available. After contacting the editor to the guide I found out that this application just went live this weekend and all the charts are to be online with a day or two. I look forward to re-syncing and having the full book in short order. Tailwinds and happy flying.
toddgrx's Review of PilotsguideReviewed on 12/5/18 12:35 PM
Manually updating data-plan has corrected missing airport info and seems to have also improved app performance... up'd the star rating to 3-stars. App still unexpectedly quits on some searches. Okay, I was very excited about the guide coming out on iPad. However, just using it for 5 minutes and already flaws. Not happy that information is out of date, but that "errata" section is chalked full of changes. For now... don't toss the paper version
sojorrn's Review of PilotsguideReviewed on 12/5/18 12:35 PM
The Pilots Guide IMHO is the best guide a Pilot could ask for when it comes to planning a Flight! The Approach & Departure notes are a tremendous insight to a new airport. The diagrams, photos & all other pertinent data are outstanding. I have been a customer for 8 years & transitioned from paper to IPAD app. I am just happy I live in the West so I benefit from such a great Guide. In addition Chris Fouquet is always responsive & helpful with customer service & technical Support!
DP818's Review of PilotsguideReviewed on 12/5/18 12:35 PM
I just bought this a week ago and love it. The weather feature is especially nice. Highly recommend.
CFI1000's Review of PilotsguideReviewed on 12/5/18 12:35 PM
As already mentioned, much airport data is missing. No response yet to emails sent to Optima app support.
Timbofoo's Review of PilotsguideReviewed on 12/5/18 12:35 PM
Buggy as heck (crashes a lot) and once you load a real data set it gets unusably slow. Wait for the next version.
In all the wrong places's Review of PilotsguideReviewed on 12/5/18 12:35 PM
nvpatentlawyer's Review of PilotsguideReviewed on 12/5/18 12:35 PM
After I downloaded the app I discovered it costs $70 just for California and the Southwest. Holy cow! And I need more areas of coverage as well. So, I deleted the app and use the old brown books and Wingx's database. I might consider $70 for the whole country, but there are enough other sources available to spend more than that.