AeroWeather Lite Version History

Version 3.4 (pending):

  • Premium Plans Updates:
    • First & Captain: added new station home screen widget (large size with METAR plot, meteogram, raw METAR/TAF, and D-ATIS indicator – for major US airports only)
    • Captain: added AIRMET support for Brazil, Canada, Italy, Norway, Slovenia, and South Koreats
  • New and fixed:
    • Added regular expression for highlighted keywords
    • Minor improvements (e.g., indicating “exercise” SIGMETs)
    • Minor bugfixing
    • Database update (2021-12-02)

Version 3.3.5 (Nov 10th, 2021):

  • Premium Plans Updates:
    • Added filter for advisories (SIGMET, AIRMET, OUTLOOK) in list and map
    • Added highlight keywords for SIGMET/AIRMET (use context menu)
    • Added map layer with radar for continental US, Alaska, Hawaii, Caribbean, Guam
    • Improved layer selection in map
    • Added background style for raw/decoded METAR/TAF widgets
  • Changed and fixed:
    • Minor improvements (dark mode)
    • Minor bugfixing
    • Database update (2021-11-04)

Version 3.3.4 (Oct 21st, 2021):

  • Added customizable UDP port for ADS-B input (settings > configure data sources)
  • Fixed crash when using imagery on iOS 12 devices
  • Minor improvements (dark mode; SIGMET coverage)
  • Minor bugfixing

Version 3.3.3 (Oct, 7th, 2021):

  • Premium Plans Updates:
    • Added current location option for Meteogram home screen widgets (First and Captain plan)
    • Added Significant Weather Charts for European Nordic region (Captain plan)
  • Changed and fixed:
    • iOS 15 adaptations
    • Improved dark mode support on iOS 13 or higher devices (customizable in settings > general)
    • Minor user interface improvements
    • Minor bugfixing
    • Database update (2021-10-07)

Version 3.3.2 (Sep, 27th, 2021):

  • Minor bugfixing
  • Database update (2021-09-09)

Version 3.3.1 (Sep 22nd, 2021):

  • Minor improvements (e.g., added ‘exact word matching’ option for highlighting keywords)
  • Minor bugfixing
  • Database update (2021-08-11) improved US coverage

Version 3.3 (Jul 19th, 2021):

  • Minor improvements
  • Minor bugfixing
  • Database update (2021-07-14)

Version 3.2.1 (Jun 18th, 2021):

  • Premium Plan (First and Captain):
    • Added small size meteogram widget
  • Changed and fixed:
    • Minor improvements (e.g., added gusts in wind components calculator, imagery)
    • Minor bugfixing
    • Database update (2021-06-17)

Version 3.2 (May 27th, 2021):

  • Premium Plan (Captain):
    • Added support for in-flight reception of METAR/TAF data from ADS-B receivers. Requires GDL 90 output (e.g., Stratux) and iOS 12 or higher. To be enabled in settings.
    • Added in “Imagery group”: global satellite image and radar data for Germany.
  • Changed and fixed:
    • Minor improvements (e.g., great circle calculator accepts besides airports also coordinates)
    • Bugfixing
    • Database update (2021-05-20)

Version 3.1.6 (May 6th, 2021):

  • Bugfixing (potential database crash during startup)
  • Minor improvements

Version 3.1.5 (Apr 28th, 2021):

  • Minor improvements (e.g., highlight keyword)
  • Minor bugfixing (e.g., runway state decoder in tools)
  • Database update (2021-04-22)

Version 3.1.4 (Mar 4th, 2021):

  • New:
    – Added “Cold Temperature Correction” in Tools
  • New included in subscription plans:
    – Extended METAR archive from 6 to 12 months (First or Captain subscription)
  • Changed and fixed:
    – Minor improvements
    – Minor bugfixing
    – Database update (2021-02-25)

Version 3.1.3 (Feb 8th, 2021):

  • Fixed bug related to subscription issues in some cases (please do “Restore Purchase” in settings if it doesn’t show up)
  • Minor bug fixing
  • Database update (2021-02-03)

Version 3.1.2 (Jan 19th, 2021):

  • Improved METAR/TAF coverage Australia and Colombia (for First or Captain subscriptions only)
  • Updated help page
  • Bug fixing
  • Database update (2021-01-16)

Version 3.1.1 (Dec 19th, 2020):

  • Improved US ATC Delay Alerts
  • Minor bug fixing
  • Database update (2020-12-17)

Version 3.1 (Dec 15th, 2020):

  • New:
    • Added cloud ceiling in METAR plot widget (notation as in METAR for BKN and OVC only; located between pressure and ICAO identifier)
    • Added alert push notifications for US ATC Delays (First or Captain subscription)
    • Added alert push notifications for SIGMET (Captain subscription)
    • Added “Weather/Low-Level Clouds” forecast charts for Europe (Captain subscription)
  • Changed and fixed:
    • Minor improvements (e.g., layout of meteogramm home screen widget)
    • Minor bugfixing (e.g., METAR archive access, darkmode, subscription)
    • Database update (2020-12-04)

Version 3.0.4 (Nov 8th, 2020):

  • Changed and fixed:
    • Minor Bugfixing (e.g., home screen widget)
    • Database update (2020-11-05)

Version 3.0.3 (Nov 6th, 2020):

  • New (in any subscription):
    • Added lower/greater comparison to flight rule alerts (e.g., if flight rule is greater/better than MVFR)
    • Added DWD (German Weather Service) as METAR/TAF data source
  • Changed and fixed:
    • Minor improvements (e.g., TAF remaining time)
    • Bugfixing (e.g., fixed missing advisory and imagery/charts group)
    • Database update (2020-11-05)

Version 3.0.2 (October 24th, 2020):

  • New:
    • Added selector for latest four significant weather charts
    • Added option to select ‘My Location’ for METAR/TAF home screen widget
    • Added DWD as additional SIGMET data source
  • Improved and fixed:
    • Minor improvements (e.g., map display)
    • Minor Bugfixing

Version 3.0.1 (October 14th, 2020):

  • New:
    • Added ‘Decoded METAR’ home screen widget (requires any subscription)
    • Added ‘Central European Radar with Lightning’ in Imagery Group (requires ‘Captain’ subscription)
  • Improved and fixed:
    • Minor improvements (e.g., widget station searching, SIGMET display)
    • Minor Bugfixing
    • Database update (2020-10-13)

Version 3.0 (October 11th, 2020):

  • New: This release incorporates again more weather data. Due to incurring costs to obtain this data and to distribute it we now offer two subscription levels. The previous Plus subscription is a now called “First” (with same features as before and more), while the new higher tier subscription “Captain” offers even more data on top of that (** indicates new feature in this release):
  • ‘First’ Subscription
    – Alerts push notifications
    – Dedicated METAR/TAF access (direct from ANSP)
    – Meteogram (MOS) in app and widget
    – D-ATIS (US only)
    – Area Forecast Discussions (US only)
    – METAR Archive (6 months)
    – Home Screen Widgets (iOS 14 only) **
  • ‘Captain’ Subscription
    – Everything in ‘First’ subscription
    – Imagery and Forecast Charts (new group) **
    – SIGMETs (as map layer and as new group) **
  • Improved and fixed:
    • Minor layout improvements
    • Minor Bugfixing
    • Database update (2020-09-25)

Version 2.7.4 (September 3rd, 2020):

  • New in Plus Subscription Package:
    • Added alert for dew point
  • New:
    • METAR/TAF today widget is now included for free
  • Improved and fixed:
    • Minor layout improvements (e.g., map annotations)
    • Minor Bugfixing
    • Database update (2020-08-17)
    • Removed two months subscription option
    • Last release with iOS 10 support

Version 2.7.3 (July 21st, 2020):

  • Minor layout improvements (e.g., home screen context menu)
  • Minor Bugfixing (e.g., darkmode, original units)
  • Database update (2020-07-19)

Version 2.7.2 (June 26th, 2020):

  • New in Plus Subscription Package:
    • METAR/LWIS data from NemoWX (Canada)
  • Improved and fixed:
    • Minor improvements (e.g., added sharing for area forecasts
    • Bugfixing (e.g., fixed showing ad when actually purchased unlock)
    • Database update (2020-06-22)

Version 2.7.1 (May 22nd, 2020):

  • New in Plus Subscription Package:
    • Added Area Forecast Discussions from US NOAA (currently US only)
  • New:
    • Added open-end option for ATIS alert notifications
  • Improved and fixed:
    • Language selection moved to devices settings (for iOS 13 or newer)
    • Minor improvements (e.g., highlight keywords, D-ATIS loading)
    • Bugfixing
    • Database update (2020-05-21)

Version 2.7 (May 5th, 2020):

  • New in Plus Subscription Package:
    • Added D-ATIS for almost 80 US airports
    • Added push notifications for D-ATIS
    • Added complementing METAR-like data for UK airports from general weather sources
  • New:
    • Added customizable layout of detail station page (use “Edit view” at the bottom)
    • Added synchronization of “highlight”-keywords among all devices (via iCloud)
    • Added possibility to apply “highlight”-keywords to specific data (METAR/TAF, ATIS)
    • Added “highlight”-keywords to NOTAMs
    • Added context menus for most station detail sections (tap and hold)
    • Added “auto-disable date” for alert notifications (switches them off automatically after predefined time)
    • Darkmode feature is now included
  • Improved and fixed:
    • Minor layout improvements
    • Bugfixing
    • Database update (2020-04-26)

Version 2.6.5 (April 8th, 2020):

  • In Plus Subscription Package: added METAR-like data from general weather sources for more airports (currently Switzerland only)
  • Improved TAF indicator icons in overview list (now shows AMD/COR if applicable)
  • METAR/TAF decoder: display of vertical visibility in decoded station list; additional RMK decoding in TAF
  • Minor layout changes (e.g., LT indicators)
  • Bugfixing
  • Database update (2020-03-30)

Version 2.6.4 (February 13th, 2020):

  • Added customizable sounds for alert notifications (settings > notifications)
  • Minor layout improvements
  • Bugfixing
  • Database update (2020-02-11)

Version 2.6.3 (January 13th, 2020):

  • Bugfixing (e.g., runway wind calculator, METAR archive)
  • Translation improvements
  • Minor layout improvements
  • Database update (2020-01-03)

Version 2.6.2 (December 15th, 2019):

  • New: added runway wind components calculator and SNOWTAM decoder to toolbox
  • Bugfixing (e.g., large font sizes in decoded view list; map annotations)
  • Improved translations for Finnish, Italian, Japanese
  • Updated world magnetic model (WMM) to version 2020
  • Minor layout improvements
  • Database update (2019-12-10)

Version 2.6.1 (December 3rd, 2019):

  • Fixed crashes when sharing stations (on iPad only)
  • Fixed runway state code decoder
  • Fixed darkmode in alerts and web-viewer
  • Fixed access to “weather extremes” group
  • Internal optimizations

Version 2.6 (November 23rd, 2019):

  • New in Plus Subscription:
    • METAR raw data archive with up to 6 months of data back (accessible in airport’s detail view)
    • Extreme weather group showing min/max of wind and temperature grouped by continent (accessible via ooo-button in main list)
    • New alert types: tailwind on any runway, temperature/dew point spread
  • Added toolbox with reference lists and decoders in detail view (where AeroPix camera button used to be; which is now also in the toolbox).
  • Dark Mode for all settings and maps (if enabled via subscription)
  • Bug fixing (e.g., dynamic font sizes, METAR/TAF widget)
  • Minor layout improvements
  • Database update (2019-11-07)

Version 2.5.6 (October 9th, 2019):

  • Adaptions for iOS 13
  • Dark Mode for widgets
  • Bug fixing (e.g., stuck nearby widget, TAF flighrules when set to ICAO)
  • Minor layout improvements
  • Significantly improved Chinese localization
  • Database update (2019-09-30)

Version 2.5.5 (September 5th, 2019):

  • Improved METAR/TAF present weather decoding (according to WMO)
  • MOS decoder improvements
  • Bug fixing (e.g., METAR/TAF on Watch and in app when region is set to Thailand)
  • Database update (2019-08-25)

Version 2.5.4 (July 24th, 2019):

  • Added new widget for meteogram, which shows the first station of the Widget group
  • Added temporary suspending (do not disturb) of alert notification (Alert group > “moon” button)
  • Minor layout optimizations (e.g., fractions for visibility in miles)
  • Bug fixing
  • Database update (2019-07-18)

Version 2.5.3 (June 30th, 2019):

  • Added AWOS information (US airports only)
  • “User Weather Image” group (previously “My Weather Images”) now includes own and all other user’s images
  • Added UTC time format option in detail airport view (settings > format)
  • Minor layout optimizations
  • Bug fixing (e.g., temperature unit, data loading)
  • Database update (2019-06-20)

Version 2.5.2 (June 5th, 2019):

  • Added wind direction range (e.g., from 30 to 90°) for wind alerts
  • Dynamic font size is now also applied in station list (raw METAR format only)
  • Minor layout optimizations
  • Bug fixing (e.g., font size, background tasks)
  • Internal optimisations
  • Database update (2019-05-23)

Version 2.5.1 (May 2nd, 2019):

  • Fixes bug when changing units in alerts

Version 2.5 (Apr 30th, 2019):

  • Added TAF alerts (sent when new TAF is available)
  • Added decoder for METAR RMK section (primarily for US, CA, RU, JP)
  • Added option to color highlight keywords in METAR and TAF (settings > format > highlight keywords)
  • Added raw METAR in nearby list within station detail
  • Plus subscription now includes darkmode
  • Minor bug fixing
  • Database update (2019-04-21)

Version 2.4.4 (Mar 6th, 2019):

  • Added visibility and flightrules to meteogram
  • Added 1h short/long switch (1 hour vs. 3 hours intervals) for non-US meteograms
  • Added editing of alerts directly in Alert group
  • Minor bug fixing (e.g., updating map annotation; updating meteograms)
  • Database update (2019-03-01)
  • Last release with iOS 9 support

Version 2.4.3 (Feb 16th, 2019):

  • Added meteograms (based on MOS) with forecasts for temperature, wind, clouds coverage etc. for approx. 3200 stations (available as part of subscription)
  • Added UP (unknown precipitation) and FZ (freezing fog/rain/drizzle) to alerts present weather
  • Bug fixing
  • Database update (2019-02-14)

Version 2.4.2 (Feb 2nd, 2019):

  • Minor layout improvements
  • Bug fixing
  • Database update (2019-01-31); added many new stations with METAR and/or TAF

Version 2.4.1 (Jan 9th, 2019):

  • Minor layout improvements
  • Adopted Russian runway friction coefficient for runway state decoding
  • Bug fixing
  • Database update (2019-01-03)

Version 2.4 (Dec 19th, 2018):

  • Added FlightService 1800wxbrief group for LastMinuteCheck and to close/cancel flight plans (for US only)
  • Added TAF (raw) to Siri display
  • Bug fixing (e.g., METAR decoder)

Version 2.3.2 (Dec 7th, 2018):

  • Added Siri shortcuts for METARs
  • Minor layout improvements
  • Bug fixing
  • Database update (2018-12-08)

Version 2.3.1 (Nov 15th, 2018):

  • Support for new iPad devices
  • Improved decoding of METAR/TAF present weather codes
  • Minor layout improvements
  • Bug fixing (e.g., data loading)
  • Database update (2018-11-12)

Version 2.3 (Oct 25th, 2018):

  • Added dedicated METAR/TAF data source option (as in-app purchase). Due to occasional service issues with public data services we offer now access to METAR/TAF from a certified ANSP through dedicated and redundant servers.
  • Small layout optimizations
  • Bug fixing (e.g., data loading)
  • Notifications are grouped by airport on iOS 12
  • Update to latest world magnetic variation model (WMM2015v2)
  • Support for new iPhone devices
  • Database update (2018-10-14)

Version 2.2.4 (Aug 10th, 2018):

  •  Added read out of METAR (similar to ATIS) when swiping a station in list from left to right (English voice only; req. iOS 11 or higher)
  • Added option to assign a predefined flag (like departure or alternate) to stations (per group) for better usability (req. iOS 11 or higher). Swipe station in list from left to right to access it.
  •  Added option in settings to display raw METAR/TAF with monospace font (is also applied in widget)
  • Small layout optimizations (map annotations)
  • Bug fixing (historic METAR time periods, alert deactivation in notifications, widget layout, crash fixes)
  • Database update (2018-07-17)

Version 2.2.3 (July 3rd, 2018):

  • Added consent request for using ads for users within European Economic Area (EEA)
  • Bug fixing (e.g., 3D-touch on METAR; time-based cell; overall stability)

Version 2.2.2 (Jun 19th, 2018):

  • Improved data loading stability
  • Improved coverage of airports for alerts
  • Small layout optimizations
  • Minor internal bug fixing
  • Improved translations
  • Updated airport database (2018-06-16)

Version 2.2.1 (Apr 21st, 2018):

  • Added missing QuickSearch in main list again
  • Fixed bug which prevented loading of METAR under some circumstances

Version 2.2 (Apr 18th, 2018):

  • Added option to show TAF indicator (in overview list) in flightrule colors (for first TAF segement only)
  • Added option to transfer your alerts when changing the device (ooo-button in Alert group)
  • Widget: added option to hide airports without METAR/TAF in nearby mode
  • Small layout changes/optimizations (e.g., improved localizations)
  • Bug fixing and improved loading stability
  • Updated database (2018-03-29)

Version 2.1.1 (Feb 9th, 2018):

  • Added option to disable automatic loading of METAR/TAF data (if on, use manual refreshing)
  • Small layout changes/optimizations (e.g., added “any” selector to station search)
  • Bug fixing (e.g. crash when using 3D touch; ISA deviation when using °F)
  • Updated database (2018-02-01)

Version 2.1 (Jan 11th, 2018):

  • Added free iMessages app to send raw METAR/TAF (to be used through iOS Messages app)
  • Added ISA temperature deviation (next to temperature in decoded METAR)
  • Improved results display for QuickSearch (always shows matching ICAO/IATA results before matching names)
  • Improved user data export to Pro version
  • Small layout changes/optimizations
  • Bug fixing (e.g. CAT indicator; flightrule indicator; twilight +/-30min; proximity sort)
  • Updated database (2018-01-04)

Version 2.0.3 (Dec 9th, 2017):

  • Added again printing/PDF sharing for groups
  • Improved station sorting by name
  • Small layout changes/optimizations
  • Widget: decoded format now also shows FEW/SCT; option for raw TAF
  • Many bugs fixed (e.g. large font size, CAT indicator; duplicate METARs; widget loading/settings; stuck TAFs)
  • Updated database (2017-12-04)

Version 2.0.2 (Nov 10th, 2017):

  • Added refresh data button again (automatic loading and background fetching is still enabled); use the ooo-button to share the list
  • Added access to map in station detail view (including pins for nearby stations)
  • Added option to remove moon data from station detail
  • Fixed AM/PM time format in TAF
  • Corrected widget data format (raw/decoded)
  • Small layout changes/optimizations
  • Bug fixing
  • Updated database (2017-11-09)

Version 2.0.1 (Oct 17th, 2017):

  • Added possibility to remove ad banner
  • Added drag and drop support for METAR/TAF on iPads (iOS 11 required)
  • Small layout changes/optimizations
  • Fixed data refreshing when app is opened (pull down table to manually refresh it)
  • Minor bug fixing

Version 2.0 (Oct 8th, 2017):

Major update with many improvements and new features.

  • Adaptive user interface (split screens, portrait/landscape support) with better layouting on all devices
  • Added support for 3D touch, drag and drop, detail page swiping, dynamic font sizes
  • Improved map view with direct access to stations details
  • Added nearby stations group
  • Added today widget (needs to be unlocked)
  • Alert notifications for METARs (needs to be unlocked)
  • Added group with last 24 hours of earthquakes
  • Added user weather images (AeroPix)
  • Improved sharing and printing
  • Improved METAR/TAF loading
  • Added time-based station background (dark background during nighttime)
  • Added glossary
  • Added World Magnetic Model (WMM) for mag. variation calculations
  • Added support of URL scheme to launch app and show a station
  • Updated station database (2017-09-22)

Version 1.6.11 (Jul 18th, 2017):

  • This release is for a bug fix with iOS 11 public beta.
  • Updated station database (2017-06-17)

Version 1.6.10 (Mar 21st, 2017):

  • Fixed loading for SuperAWOS stations (US only)
  • Minor bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2017-03-12)

Version 1.6.9 (Feb 17th, 2017):

  • Minor decoder improvements (RVR and present weather)
  • TAF loading improvements
  • Minor bug fixing
  • Updated station database (2017-02-14)

Version 1.6.8 (Nov 4th, 2016):

  • Fixed delayed METAR/TAF loading for Brazilian airports
  • Minor bug fixing and layout improvements
  • Updated station database (2016-11-04); including timezone changes

Version 1.6.7 (Oct 5th, 2016):

  • Minor layout and bug fixes
  • Updated station database (2016-09-16)

Version 1.6.6 (Aug 26th, 2016):

  • Added flags when sorting by country for better readability
  • Added ‘TAF available’ indicator in overview list
  • Minor layout and bug fixes
  • Updated station database (2016-08-15)

Version 1.6.5 (Jun 7th, 2016):

  • Updated station database (fixed missing Afghan airports)
  • Various DST (summertime) corrections

Version 1.6.4 (May 12th, 2016):

  • Decoder improvements (e.g., QBB)
  • Data: updated station database

Version 1.6.3 (Feb 27th, 2016):

  • Decoder improvements for turbulence/icing
  • Minor display and user interface issues
  • Data: updated station database

Version 1.6.2 (as of Nov 25th, 2015):

  • Added: Japanese localization; Decoder: vertical visibility (VV) is now taken into account for flightrule determination
  • Bugfix: METAR decoding of RVR might have caused app to crash; Fixed Maldives data source; Minor display and user interface issues (e.g. flightrule icons)
  • Data: updated station database

Version 1.6.1 (as of Oct 1st, 2015):

  • Bugfix: RMK decoding (T field); broken open URL scheme (aeroweather://); minor display and user interface issues
  • Data: updated station database

Version 1.6 (as of Jul 14th, 2015):

  • Added: added more twilight options; app language selection; improved Brazilian Portuguese translations; decoder and loading improvements
  • Bugfix: minor display and user interface issues
  • Data: updated station database

Version 1.5.3 (as of Apr 28th, 2015):

  • Added: access to more Brazilian airports via Redemet; access to airport details and charts from iFlightplanner (US only)
  • Bugfix: improved loading for METAR/TAF; flightrule indicator bug when ceiling was missing; minor bugs
  • Data: updated station database

Version 1.5.2 (as of Feb 17th, 2015):

  • Bugfix: temp°F(°C) in list view; improved loading speed for TAF; minor bugs
  • Data: updated station database

Version 1.5.1 (as of Jan 13th, 2015):

  • Added: temperature unit setting °F (°C); minor layout changes
  • Bugfix: deleting stations on iPad (iOS 8); minor bugs
  • Data: updated station database

Version 1.5 (as of Nov 15th, 2014):

  • Added: completely adapted to iPhone 6 screen sizes; minor layout changes
  • Bugfix: METAR Trend display; minor bugs; improved TAF loading
  • Data: updated station database
  • Last update with iOS 5.1.1 support

Version 1.4.7 (as of Oct 8th, 2014):

  • Added: new icon; 3x icons
  • Bugfix: location permission (add stations); decoding PROB in TAF; iOS 8 related issues (mainly on iPad)
  • Data: updated station database

Version 1.4.6 (as of Sep 22nd, 2014):

  • Added: minor user interface improvements
  • Bugfix for iOS 8: decoded TAF display and toolbar on iPad
  • Data: updated station database

Version 1.4.5 (as of Jul 29th, 2014):

  • Added: minor user interface improvements
  • Bugfixing: data loader; minor bugs
  • Data: updated station database
  • Removed: Facebook support on pre iOS6 devices

Version 1.4.4 (as of Apr 18th, 2014):

  • Added: QuickSearch on iPad for IATA, name, and country
  • Bugfixing: minor bugs
  • Data: updated station database
  • Last update with iOS 4.3 support

Version 1.4.3 (as of Jan 25th, 2014):

  • Bugfixing: data loading under certain conditions
  • Minor UI changes
  • Data: updated station database
  • Last update with iOS 4.3 support

Version 1.4.2 (as of Jan 9th, 2014):

  • Added: windchill (additional to heat index option)
  • Bugfixing: detail view in iOS 4.3; export data to Pro version
  • Data: updated station database

Version 1.4.1 (as of Nov 14th, 2013):

  • Bugfixing: possible crash when adding airports (on iOS 7)
  • Data: updated station database

Version 1.4 (as of Nov 8th, 2013):

  • iOS 7 design adaptation
  • Added: Minor layout changes in airport detail view and settings view; airports can be added at once in multiple searches (iOS 7 only); map on iPad
  • Data: updated station database

Version 1.3.2 (as of Aug 28th, 2013):

  • Added: NOAA heat index (option); added unit option (visibility)
  • Bugfix: minor bugs (decoder, user interface); improved TAF loading
  • Data: updated station database

Version 1.3.1 (as of May 12th, 2013):

  • Added: minor improvements
  • Bugfix: failed data loading in certain circumstances
  • Data: updated station database

Version 1.3 (as of Apr 22nd, 2013):

  • Added: Polish localization, QuickSearch (for checking station without adding to list), moon phase in days, nautical twilight times option
  • Bugfix: prevents possible crashes when loading data
  • Data: updated station database

Version 1.2.13 (as of Jan 26th, 2013):

  • Added: minor user interface changes
  • Data: updated station/summertime database
  • Minor bugfixing

Version 1.2.12 (as of Nov 9th, 2012):

  • Bugfixing: offline caching; iPhone rotation with iOS6
  • Added: new Facebook SDK (iOS6 support); minor changes
  • Data: updated station database
  • Minor bugfixing

Version 1.2.11 (as of Oct 3rd, 2012):

  • iOS 6 and iPhone 5 compatibility
  • Option for RMK decoding (more accurate temperature; US only)
  • Improved and optimized TAF data downloads
  • Minor bugfixing
  • Station Database Update

Version 1.2.10 (as of Jul 31st, 2012):

  • Added new METAR/TAF data sources: SuperAWOS, Redemet, LFV, ADDS Data Server
  • Added Chinese localization
  • Added “Recover Mode” for startup problems in device settings
  • Changes: METAR/TAF loading improvements
  • Decoder: mil color code icons in decoded overview list; minor decoder optimizations
  • Station Update
  • Minor bugfixing

Version 1.2.9 (as of Apr 7th, 2012):

  • Bug: TAF loading
  • Station Database Update
  • Decoder: visibility improvements; sea state (WxxSx); MIL color code icons (as option); Rxx/SNOCLO; Rx/vvvv
  • Added: Pull-to-Refresh detail page (iPhone only)
  • Changes: updated to facebook-facebook-ios-sdk-6e15f95
  • Last release with iOS 3 support

Version 1.2.8 (as of Feb 11th, 2012):

  • TAF Bug Fixed
  • Station Database Update
  • Minor Decoder Bugs Fixed

Version 1.2.7 (as of Nov 29th, 2011):

  • Added new localizations for Norwegian and Finnish
  • Twitter integration (iOS 5 only)
  • General Bugfixes: possible crash at startup when updating app; minor bugs
  • Decoder: added km visibility with directions; improved texts
  • Station and summertime update

Version 1.2.6 (as of Sep 7th, 2011):

  • Bugfixes: various minor bugs, decoder optimisations and corrections
  • Updated station database and summertime periods

Version 1.2.5 (as of May 26th, 2011):

  • Bugfixes settings are not saved when app was installed for first time
  • Updated station database and summertime periods

Version 1.2.4 (as of May 22nd, 2011):

  • Improved search with multiple selection
  • Export user data (via e-mail) when moving to Pro version
  • Bugfixes decoder: wind speeds > 99 kts; wrong pressure/visibility units; DST (summertime) in TAF; runway visual range crashes; windshears in TAF
  • Bugfixes general: stuck app when selecting stations (iPad only); sun/moon times with xx:30 timezones; various minor bugs
  • Updated station database and summertime periods

Version 1.2.3 (as of Jan 12th, 2011):

  • Bug: TAF did not show

Version 1.2.2 (as of Jan 6th, 2011):

  • Sharing METAR of individual station to Facebook
  • Retain search filter selection when quitting app
  • Decoder: added windshear interpetation in TAF
  • Bugs: crash when METAR observation date/time is ahead of current time and list is in “decoded” view; dawn was shown instead sunrise (when twilight option was off), minor fixes
  • Station DB Update

Version 1.2.1 (as of Dec 6th, 2010):

  • Bugs: 1h offset DST; Radar image loading; RVR decoding; state of runway decoding
  • Added Danish localization
  • Updated station database
  • UI changes
  • Pins of surround stations in map view (iPhone only)

Version 1.2 (as of Oct 7th, 2010):

  • Universal app (iPhone & iPad)
  • Updated station and summertime database
  • Updated design
  • Improved search with filters
  • Added moon data for each station
  • Minor bug fixes and decoder improvements
  • Added Dutch & Portuguese (Brazilian) localization plus localized country names (display and search)
  • iOS4 compatibility (multitasking)

Version 1.1.4 (as of Dec 28th, 2009):

  • fixed bug regarding decoding “state of the runway” and decoding icing (which caused app to crash)
  • minor decoder optimizations (RMK, RVR)
  • optimized translation texts (Swedish, French, German)
  • added option to use app in English (depends on region: Settings>General>International>Region Format)
  • added some requested stations

Version 1.1.3 (as of Dec 2nd, 2009):

  • important bug fix regarding “no network connection” message (can happen with EDGE/3G connections)
  • integrated new dataset (coordinates, elevation) for most airports; now also with variation data
  • added Swedish localization
  • added some missing localizations for French and Italian
  • added new option for temperatures (displays Celsius and Fahrenheit in station detail)
  • added unit ‘distance’ (NM, km, miles) which is used in nearby stations
  • METAR/TAF decoder bug fixes: corrected FT unit in runway visibility ranges

Version 1.1.2 (as of Nov 21st, 2009):

  • added many requested stations (incl. corrections of coordinates and summertime)
  • added to METAR/TAF decoder: multiple visibilities with directions, multiple temperature forecasts, runway reports (L/R), various station-specfic (non-standard) decodings (which might have caused crashes)
  • google map is now integrated in application
  • built-in help
  • re-arranged settings plus new units (mmHg for pressure, coordinates)
  • bug fixes: nearby station functionality, NOAA flightrule (LIFR), minor bugs
  • requires iPhoneOS 3.0 or higher

Version 1.1.1 (as of Dec 17th, 2008):

  • optional display of twilight (in detail view)
  • arrow indicating pressure trend (in overview list)
  • shows both UTC and local time with text indicator of the actually chosen mode
  • displays last detail view at startup when app was terminated by GoogleMaps etc.
  • optional display of wind direction indicator (from resp. to)
  • added to METAR decoder: runway reports, display COR (incl. other decoding improvements)
  • fixed some wrong TAF decodings & ICAO label bug in overview list
  • updated station list

Version 1.1 (as of Oct 21st, 2008):

  • adapted new TAF specification of Nov 5th (ICAO Annex 3, Amendment 74)
  • ordering of stations and reset of all stations
  • selection of flightrule definition (none / by NOAA / by ICAO)
  • display of past METAR data in case there is no current available (back to 4 hours)
  • slightly re-arranged “decoded list” (wind direction arrow, cloud ceiling)
  • many correction in the station database (coordinates, timezones, names)
  • localization in Spanish and Italian
  • fixing various decoder issues (vertical visibility, runway visibility, remarks …)

Version 1.0 (as of Aug 13th, 2008)

  • Initial version