v1.9 — Sep 2019

UI changes

This release adds a menu to choose the pilot name. This can be useful when one person is entering data for multiple pilots.

The Pilot name will be initialized to the most recent name. If you want to use a new name, tap the field and a menu will be displayed allowing you to choose a name or enter a new name.

An on–boarding flow is added for initial use of the application. You'll only be asked to allow Location access while using the application. This location is used as the default Destination airport when creating a new flight log. Your location is not shared with anyone.

The airport database currently only contains airports in the United States.


v1.8 — May 2019

Add to Siri

This release includes an "Add to Siri" button when you are adding or editing a Flight Log. Tapping that button will present a view allowing you to record a shortcut phrase to quickly add new flights.

After recording the phrase, you can simply say something like "Hey Siri, add a new flight" and aeroLogbook will launch directly to the new flight entry page.

See older release notes for more tips on using Siri and your Apple Watch.

This release also is the first using the Swift 5 language update from Apple. The app is smaller, taking up less space on your device. There should be no other user visible effects of that change


v1.7 — Late March 2019

New Report

If you've enabled Business Usage for your airplane, you can now get a quick summary of YTD business usage in the Airplane view.

See other release notes for tips on using Siri and your Apple Watch.


v1.6 — March 2019

Apple Watch

This version adds support for Apple Watch. The watchOS app will allow you to enter a new flight, or show a brief summary of the last flight entered.

The top screenshot show the detail of the last flight and the bottom shows adding a new flight.

When adding a new flight, the destination field will show a few nearest airports, in order of distance. If you use the app just after landing, the current airport should already be selected.

The Hobbs Out field is taken from the previous flight. You can use the digital crown on the watch to select the Hobbs In time. Tap Save and the information will be transferred to your iPhone where it will be saved both locally and to iCloud.

Here's a video with more information on using Apple Watch.


v1.5 — February 2019

Business & Turboprop

This version adds support for Business usage and Turboprop airplanes. Both of these are optional and can be individually enabled. To use these features, go to the Airplane Detail view and enable the appropriate switch.

If you are using the airplane partially for business purposes, you can flag individual flights as such, and keep track of the number of people onboard for the flight.

If you own a Turboprop airplane, you can track useful information such as starting temperature, and number of cycles and landings.

This information will be included in report output.


v1.4 — February 2019

Hey Siri!

Integration with Siri to quickly get the status of the last recorded flight, showing Hobbs time, Date and Pilot, and Fuel status.

An additional shortcut may be defined to go directly to the Flight Log entry screen.

You must add an airplane and a first flight before Shortcuts will be offered. After doing that, you can go to the Settings app, then Siri & Search. You should see Suggested Shortcuts to "Add a new flight" and "Show airplane status"

Tap one, and you will be guided through the process to record a phrase and save it. Once you do that, then at any time you can simply say "Hey Siri, show airplane status" and Siri will speak and show you the current Hobbs and other information about the last flight in your log, whether it be yours or your partner.

Say "Hey Siri, Add a new flight" and the app will launch directly to the page where you can quickly a new flight.

Go to this Apple Support page for more information on Siri Shortcuts.


v1.3 — January 2019

More Service Options

This release add an “Other” tab on the Service page. You can use this section to track unscheduled items, such as tire replacements, airplane wash, or anything else that is not part of your Hourly or Calendar-based service schedule.