iBal Fixed is a dedicated Fixed-Wing aircraft weight and balance app for iPhone, iPad and iPod.
Designed from the ground up for professional and private pilots, it
provides for quick and easy entry of loads and checks against type-specific weight, longitudinal CG limits, load station limits etc. Graphical
displays, mission and manifest sent by email and much more.
Quick Reference Sheet
Many types supported:
See http://www.airspayce.com/airspayce/ibal/ibal-fixed-types-supported for detailed list of supported types and configurations.
Cessna 172 (most models except 172R) landplane, normal category.
Cessna 182 (most models) landplane, normal category.
Cessna 206 (most models) landplane, normal category.
Cessna 208 models with flexible seating:
Caravan I in landplane and floatplane, with Wipaire upgross
Grand Caravan landplane, with and without APE I, II, II payload extender
Caravan EX with TKS deice
Piper PA-28 (most models) landplane, normal category.
Add any number of your own aircraft, including preconfigured loads and photos of your own aircraft.
Send completed CG Solutions (including manifest) and CG graphs to any email address (internet connection required)
Configurable Name, BEW, longitudinal arms and photo for your own aircraft (from camera or photo roll where supported).
Easy entry and adjustment of passengers, fuel, cargo and suspended loads.
Displays CG for loaded and empty fuel, critical fuel loads with and without any suspended load.
Detects and displays weight and longitudinal CG problems. Displays
available load until limits will be exceeded.
Displays weights, arms and CG solutions in graphical and tabular formats, with problem alerts.
Support for optional Passenger names and Flight Details which appear on the CG solution spreadsheet and are transmitted when Send tapped. This supports new FAA rules requiring FAR Part 135 (Air Taxi) Operators to manifest every flight stage and for it to be transmitted back to base.
Support for Predefined Loads: user definable list of commonly carried loads and their weights. Useful for EMS staff lists, oil rig personnel lists, common cargo items etc. List of predefined loads can be accessed from the load edit page to automatically enter the weight and description. The list can be customised to include any number of your own personnel names or freight descriptions plus the weight of each. Predefined loads can be added or removed from your list at any time, and will not be lost when you update iBal.
Loads can be entered in your choice of suitable unit: kg, lbs, USGals, litres,stones (also fuel % in applicable types).
Supports iPhone gestures:
Drag passengers and cargo between stations
Flick cargo and passengers off
Zoom and scroll floorplans, graphs and load sheets
Aircraft-specific Custom Load Stations, allowing you to add new or
non-standard loading positions to your own aircraft.
Displays helpful loading data, limits and hints.
Optional Alert sounds and vibration for bad solutions for easy in-flight use.
Configurable fuel SGs
Supports Apple AirPrint, Retina, iOS 5 and later on iPhone, iPad, etc.
Works with Aeronet http://www.aeronet.co.nz/ a world class maintenance, flight and duty tracking system. Allows operators to automatically update their Aeronet records with the flight details emailed by iBal. Reduces the time and cost of records compliance.