“X-Mapper Pro” is a helper application for X-Plane Desktop flight simulator. Connecting to a computer running X-Plane makes your iPhone/iPad work as a useful flight-assistance device including map tracker, flight yoke and full-equipped avionics panel.
*This is a LEGACY APPLICATION for backward compatibility with older versions of X-Plane. If you are using X-Plane 11 as well as X-Plane 10.40 or later, TRY NEWLY RELEASED X-MAPPER TNG (free App with paid upgrade) INSTEAD.
*This application requires full or demo version of X-Plane 9 or 10 Desktop (for Mac/Windows/Linux). CANNOT used with X-Plane Mobile for iPhone/iPad.
The location and heading of the simulated aircraft will be displayed in the map with an orange icon when settings completed and network connection established. As “Pro” edition bonus feature, the flight path is also drawn on the map as orange lines. Other map tracker features are as ones with “X-Mapper Lite.”
Touching and holding on the white slider activates motion sensor that allows you to control your aircraft like as 3-axis joystick. It has following features:
–Controlling the aileron and the elevator by the tilt of your device
–Controlling the rudder by the slider for taxiing and crosswind takeoff/landing
–Releasing the slider disables the motion sensor and maintains trim-neutral
–Auto-calibrated elevator allows you comfortable tilt-operation
The motion sensor is enabled only while touched on, so you may let your device down anytime without unexpected consequence. It is convenient for auxiliary control in IFR flight.
With the black slider, you can control the throttle as well as watch the auto-throttle feedback. This smart controller allows you fine tuning of jet engines without expensive dedicated devices. Also, there is a handy reverser button for smooth operation at landing and rejecting takeoff.
The full-equipped avionics panel allows you to operate various radio and autopilot equipment. It is useful especially for IFR operations that was bothering the pilot in busy. Also, you can setup the autobrake even if omitted in some cockpit panels.
You can connect up to four iPhone/iPad devices running multiple X-Mappers at the same time. Download and install X-Mapper Pro for each device. No additional payment will occur to download for devices belongs to the same App Store account.
Desktop (Mac/Windows/Linux) version of X-Plane 9 (9.69 or later) or 10 is required to use this application: It can’t be used for Mobile (iPhone/iPad) version of X-Plane. Open “Obtain X-Plane” from the ⓘInfo Menu for ordering the full version or downloading the free Demo version.
Please refer to help message in the application for detailed instructions.