Connecting PilotAware to SkyDemon

SkyDemon an independent, successful software company based in the UK,  who's committed to designing the highest-quality software and integrating the highest-quality aeronautical data, in order to provide a service that saves pilots time and money by making flying much easier.

Step 1

Download SkyDemon from the App Store or the Google on your tablet or mobile device.
Follow the app instructions to download the appropriate charts and files.
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Step 2

Plug PilotAware into a power source and wait for the device to start up. After 90 seconds, PilotAware will emit a WiFi signal. Using your mobile device, connect to PilotAware through the WiFi page.

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Step 3


If your PilotAware is currently running 20190621 software, please follow this step.
Open your tablets web browser (i.e Safari, Chrome) and visting the PilotAware configuration page on 192.167.1.1.
Scoll down the configuration page to 'Device Connection Settings' and choose, 'PilotAware UDP.

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Step 4


Launch SkyDemon, go to Settings, select the Third-Party Devices tab.

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Step 5


Select the device PilotAware from the option.

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Step 6


Go back to Settings, select the Navigation Options tab.

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Step 7


By Default, SkyDemon has an altitude filter that is set to 5,000ft. We recommend that when you first use PilotAware with SkyDemon, you open the Show Within Vertically , to 45,000ft. Once you are happy that your PilotAware is detecting traffic, bring the filter down to a more suitable height.

Next, check the switch to activate Show Bearingless Targets, this will alert you to Mode S/C transponders by illuminating rings around your SkyDemon aircraft.

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Step 8


Exit settings, and return to the main page. Click Fly and select Use PilotAware as the Go Flying option. 

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Step 9


You've now configured SkyDemon and PilotAware. Fly safe and keep maintaining a thorough visual scan. 

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