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05 Sept. 2011
Retired and removed Palm OS and Windows Mobile OS programs from website.

14 June 2011
FlyBy Nav for iPhone accepted by Apple®. Now available for purchase on iTunes® App Store.

20 June 2010
FlyBy E6B for iPhone accepted by Apple®. Now available for purchase on iTunes® App Store.

22 Aug. 2006
FlyBy Nav and Nav Pro updated to work with the new Windows Mobile 5.0 and ActiveSync 4.0.

24 Oct. 2005
Attention Palm Treo 650 users:
The original Palm Treo 650 does not have enough memory to load our standard waypoint data files. The Palm website has a ROM upgrade that fixes this issue. Please visit the Palm website and select the support option for your Treo 650 model.


23 Jan. 2005
Windows version of FlyBy Nav Pro released. [
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22 Jan. 2005
Windows version of FlyBy E6B released. [
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15 Jan. 2005
Windows version of FlyBy Nav released. [
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3 March 2004
Palm and Pocket PC version of Fuel Timer released.

16 Dec. 2003
Palm OS 5 version of FlyBy Nav Pro released.

24 Nov. 2003
Palm OS 5 version of FlyBy Nav released.

03 September 2003
Pocket PC version of FlyBy Nav and FlyBy Nav Pro released.

12 August 2003
FlyBy E6B v2.1 for Palm OS 5 released. [
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01 Aug. 2003
FlyBy Nav Pro for Palm OS 5 beta testing.
FlyBy Nav for Palm OS 5 beta testing.


14 July 2003
FlyBy E6B for Palm OS 5 beta testing.

14 July 2003
Pocket PC version of FlyBy Nav Pro beta testing.

05 July 2003
Pocket PC version of FlyBy Nav in beta testing.


01 July 2003
Pocket PC version of FlyBy E6B released.

23 Feb. 2003
FlyBy E6B v1.46 released.
Added Kts/Mph/Kph speed selection.

21 February 2002
FlyBy Nav Pro v1.4 released.
Updated with color support.
Added Sunrise/Sunset and Place/Bearing/Distance and Lat/Long plotting.


4 February 2002
FlyBy Nav v1.8 released.
FlyBy Nav updated with color support.

28 December 2001
FlyBy E6B 1.4 released.
FlyBy E6B now updated to a stand alone application with Color support. CASL runtime no longer required.
28 September 2001

Upgrade to CASL3.2
All FlyBy programs updated to the latest CASL runtime v3.2.3. Please download the new programs to ensure compatibility with other developers. The latest runtime fixes issues with Handera computers.

FlyBy Nav 1.7 released.
Added Place/Bearing/Distance and Track Plotting features to FlyBy Nav.

January 2001

Quote from Lou Drendel, President of the National T-34 Association and Charter Member of the Lima Lima Aerobatic team:

"FlyBy Nav www.skywritersoft.com These folks are not sponsors, but this Palm program is so utilitarian that it deserves mention. For those of you who have GPS, (and, who doesn't?) how would you like to have your GPS database in your Palm? FlyBy Nav puts all US and/or Canadian airports and cities in their program. Operation is as simple as tapping in the city name or identifier of your departure and destination airports. If you put in your airplane data (TAS, fuel burn in gallons per hour, and fuel cost per mile), plus the current winds aloft , you get distance, time en-route and total cost. The same folks make FlyBy E-6B for your Palm, for those of you who want to noodle the numbers further. What, you donít have a Palm? Come on, get out of the 20th century! The Palm is one of the most revolutionary organizational tools ever invented...."

October 18, 2000
Read about FlyBy Nav in the November issue of "Plane & Pilot" magazine, Page 70, "Palmtops In The Cockpit" by John D. Ruley.
July 2000
Review of FlyBy Nav by "In Flight USA On-Line".

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