Alex Projects - Little Navmap (2024)

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► Screenshots of new 2.6 Features

► User manuals for Little Navmap and Little Navconnect in all formats and languages.

► Map Legend

► GitHub Little Navmap Project, Sources and Release Downloads

Alex Projects - Little Navmap (1)

Version 2.8 Features

  • Little Navmap is a free open source flight planner, navigation tool, moving map, airportsearch and airport information system.
  • Supported platforms: Windows 7/8/10/11, macOS (High Sierra 10.13 or later) and Linux (64 bit only).
  • Supported Flight Simulators: All FSX versions from SP2 up, Flight Simulator - Steam Edition,Prepar3D v4, v5, v6, Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020, X-Plane 11 and X-Plane 12.
  • Comes with the following user interface languages: Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese (draft), Dutch (draft), English, French, German and Italian(Spanish and Dutch are based on older Little Navmap versions).
  • All is based on flight simulator stock or add-on data, no third party data needed. All stock andadd-on airports are loaded in a few minutes.
  • Navigation data can be updated from Navigraph. A cycle 1801 databasecourtesy of navigraph is included in the download and includes navaids, airways, airspaces and procedures.
  • Can read airspaces in OpenAir format from any directory which can be chosen by the user. Navigraph,Simulator, User or Online airspaces can be selected for display.
  • Uses X-Plane stock and updated navdata for approach, SID and STAR procedures includingtransitions.
  • It features a detail rich navigation map that partially uses symbols from real VFR maps thustransporting a large amount of information. Multiple offline maps, online map themes(OpenStreetMap, OpenTopoMap and more) and two map projections areavailable. Several map themes provide built-in hill shading as well as display of the sun shadow on the globe.
  • Quick modifier mouse clicks in map allow fast actions.E.g. Ctrl+Click to start measurement or Shift+Click to place range rings.
  • The map shows user and AI aircraft as well as ships, airports, airport maps (runwaydetails, overrun areas, displaced thresholds, taxiways and more), VOR, VORTAC, TACAN, NDB, ILS,waypoints, airways, airspaces, approach and departure procedures, airport weather symbols andminimum off-route altitude grid. Plenty of information is available in tooltips or information windowsfor each map object.
  • Flight plans and flight plan fragments can be loaded, saved and merged all using the commonFlight Simulator PLN files as well as X-Plane FMS format version 3 and 11, FSC and FLP files.
  • Flight plans can be exchanged with SimBrief.
  • Flight plans can be exported to the Reality XP GNS 530W/430W V2, the Reality XP GTN 750/650 Touch andthe Flight1 GTN 650/750.
  • More export formats are GPX (GPS Exchange Format, including flown track), PMDG RTE, FLP, X-PlaneFMS 3 and 11, Majestic Dash FPR and many more. FS9 PLN and FSC plans can be imported.
  • Drag and drop flight plan editing functionality on the map allows to easily create and editplans.
  • Several fast automatic flight plan calculation modes are available to create plans followingairways or simply from radio navaid to radio navaid within a split second. No online service isneeded for flight plan calculation.
  • Option to calculate flight plan fragments between any two waypoints of a present flight plan.
  • Flight plan route descriptions can be read which allows to convert flight plans from and to ATSroute descriptions which can be retrieved from the various online services likeRouteFinder or SkyVector. This includesSIDs, STARs and information for cruise speed and altitude.
  • Aircraft performance, fuel planning top of climb and top of descent calculation considering aircraft performance,winds aloft and altitude restrictions in procedures is available and can be automatically collected in background while flying.
  • A zoom and scrollable elevation profile window shows the ground elevation along the flight planincluding the minimum safe altitude for the whole plan or each segment as well as procedure altitude restrictions.
  • The map and flight plans including all related information at departure and destination can be printed.
  • A fast airport and navaid search allows to look for objects by an unimaginable amount ofoptions also featuring a spatial search to find nearest airports.
  • Information windows display numerous details about airports, runways, COM frequencies,approach and departure procedures, navaids, the user aircraft, AI or multiplayer aircraft as wellas ships, decoded weather from multiple sources like X-Plane, AS16, Active Sky Next, Active Skyfor Prepare3D v4, NOAA, VATSIM and IVAO. Sunrise and sunset for airports is shown in information as wellas bearing and distance from user aircraft.
  • The map display and the measurement units (nautical, metric, imperial) can be customized by theuser.
  • User interface and map display can be further customized by changing configuration files and SVG icons.
  • All settings, search parameters, current flight plan, map positions and much more are savedbetween sessions.
  • Little Navmap can connect directly to the flight simulator, the Little Xpconnect X-Planeplugin and can also be run stand-alone or in networked configuration.
  • Complete functionality for user defined waypoints. Add, edit (also bulk-edit), delete, search, move and display.Allows to create custom categories and icons. Import and export of CSV, X-Plane and Garmin files.
  • Little Navmap comes with its own logbook allowing to automatically record, search and edit logbook entries.
  • Can display IVAO, VATSIM, PilotEdge and custom online networks centers and clients on map, tooltips and information windows.
  • Compass rose for map or user aircraft showing heading, track and distances.
  • Customizable airport traffic patterns can be shown for any airport.
  • Can display customizable holdings at any place on the map.
  • An automatic reconnect option makes the start order of programs irrelevant. Running anetworked setup needs the included Little Navconnect program which easessetup across two or more computers.
  • The program does not consume a lot of resources and can be run on low end computers.
  • Little Navmap features its own internal web server which allows to follow aircraft progress from any device.
  • User interface styles (also Dark) can be changed on the fly without restart.
  • Help is available online (can be downloaded as PDF, ePub or Mobi). A PDF file with thecomplete manual is included with the program. Help buttons in dialogs link to corresponding onlinehelp chapter.
  • The program can check for updates on three different channels (stable, beta and develop) andwill show a notification if a new version is available. Configurable in options dialog.
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