X-Plane to GPS

X-Plane to GPS


X-Plane to GPS is a utility that allows you to use your Android tablet or other device as a moving map for X-Plane (X-Plane must be running on a PC, *not* a phone/tablet). The app reads location data broadcast by X-Plane and spoofs the GPS location of the device to match that of the simulated aircraft. X-Plane to GPS is not a moving map itself; it allows you to use Google Earth, Garmin Pilot, Naviator, EasyVFR, or any other application that depends upon the GPS location.

Using X-Plane to GPS is very simple; just follow the steps on the Instructions tab. As of version 1.40, the application can automatically configure X-Plane for you! Setting the Active/Paused button to Active will start a background service to ensure that data stays flowing while the application is in the background (the service is terminated when the button is set to Paused). Once the connection is established you will see a valid position on the Data tab and you can switch to the moving map application of your choice. The app has been developed and tested with X-Plane versions 9 and 10; older versions might not work as the UDP data format has changed over time. For more complete instructions please visit the developer's website and download the manual.

X-Plane to GPS is a product of Appropel and is not related to Laminar Research, Google, Garmin, 123west, or PocketFMS.

Recent changes:
1.41 - Support for German, UI tweaks, app opens to previous tab.

1.40 - Added auto-configuration of X-Plane.

1.32 - Fixed a few bugs.

1.31 - Added EasyVFR compatibility and port number setting.

1.30 - Added settings tab and ability to forward packets on to another device.

1.22 - Fixed some minor bugs.

1.21 - Do not try to send user to Settings page as this is still crashing some devices. Added status bar notification and fixed a few other bugs.

1.20 - Added support for X-Plane 9.
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$0.99
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4.1
User ratings
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File size
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About X-Plane to GPS
X-Plane to GPS is a utility that allows you to use your Android tablet or other device as a moving map for X-Plane (X-Plane must be running on a PC, *not* a phone/tablet). The app reads location data broadcast by X-Plane and spoofs the GPS location of the device to match that of the simulated aircraft. X-Plane to GPS is not a moving map itself; it allows you to use Google Earth, Garmin Pilot, Naviator, EasyVFR, or any other application that depends upon the GPS location.

Using X-Plane to GPS is very simple; just follow the steps on the Instructions tab. As of version 1.40, the application can automatically configure X-Plane for you! Setting the Active/Paused button to Active will start a background service to ensure that data stays flowing while the application is in the background (the service is terminated when the button is set to Paused). Once the connection is established you will see a valid position on the Data tab and you can switch to the moving map application of your choice. The app has been developed and tested with X-Plane versions 9 and 10; older versions might not work as the UDP data format has changed over time. For more complete instructions please visit the developer's website and download the manual.

X-Plane to GPS is a product of Appropel and is not related to Laminar Research, Google, Garmin, 123west, or PocketFMS.

Recent changes:
1.41 - Support for German, UI tweaks, app opens to previous tab.

1.40 - Added auto-configuration of X-Plane.

1.32 - Fixed a few bugs.

1.31 - Added EasyVFR compatibility and port number setting.

1.30 - Added settings tab and ability to forward packets on to another device.

1.22 - Fixed some minor bugs.

1.21 - Do not try to send user to Settings page as this is still crashing some devices. Added status bar notification and fixed a few other bugs.

1.20 - Added support for X-Plane 9.

Android Market Comments
A Google User
May 2, 2015
Excellent When I had a question, the response was very timely.
A Google User
Mar 3, 2015
Works like a champ for me with Garmin Pilot.
A Google User
Feb 26, 2015
Jack Had a few issues getting the location to show on google maps on android 4.4.4, but managed to fix it by: Settings, Location. 'Mode' needs to be set to 'Device only' as opposed to 'high accuracy or 'battery saving'. Other than that the app appears to do its job Oneplus One 4.4.4
A Google User
Feb 11, 2015
Brilliant! Never had any issues on all 3 of my devices, always works
A Google User
Feb 2, 2015
Works! A very simple app, but done what it says it does and is very good at it!
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