Here at IowaComputerGurus, Inc. we believe it is important to be transparent about our development progress with FlightFiles. With each major release of FlightFiles we will publish a set of release notes outlining key enhancements to the system to help keep everyone informed. Have an idea for a new FlightFiles feature? Contact Us today!
Working to improve the user experience was a key goal with this release as well as providing general availability for a few key features.
|Feature||Added ability to define # of seats for an aircraft|
|Feature||Added a configuration settings option to the Aircraft list to configure settings|
|Feature||Added an option to have a status report sent once a week for the aircraft|
|Improvement||Restructured the main view to help ease navigation|
|Bug Fix||Corrected issue with date-picker selection on key data fields for squawk management|
|Improvement||Provided positive "processing" messages to export interactions for a better user experience|
|Improvement||Relabeled and organized tabs on main aircraft cards to be more succinct and accurate|
This release was focused on improvements for additional features, including mapping, reporting, mobile application, and installed equipment tracking.
|Feature||PDF report added for the Aircraft Summary Report|
|Feature||Excel download added for the Aircraft Equipment List|
|Feature||Added ability to track "cost of compliance" for all maintenance items|
|Feature||Added ability to view compliance history for all maintenance items from the Maintenance Items screen.|
|Improvement||Adjusted rules on Installed Equipment tracking to make Serial Number optional and add an install location optional field|
|Improvement||Added ability to track TTAF at installation for maintenance items.|
|Improvement||Improved the layout of the Flight Log Excel Export.|
|Bug Fix||Corrected issue that prevented the Flight Map from appearing for some users.|
Continued development efforts to prepare for future growth..
|Feature||Added infrastructure to support future mobile application|
|Feature||Added ability to track notes relating to fuel, helpful for noting fuel balance etc while keeping the trip note clean.|
|Feature||Added ability to download flight log data.|
|Improvement||When downloading Excel or PDF files a new "processing" message is shown.|
After review with existing customers, and new international customers, feature additions were made to improve tracking and efficiency.
|Feature||New maintenance item type added "hours or set date" to handle items such as engine overhaul that could be 12 years or 2000 hours.|
|Improvement||When adding a flight, if duration is greater than 10 hours a warning will display to confirm entry.|
Major changes and new functionality was added in this release for all users. Existing features have better support now for full management.
|Bug Fix||Corrected issue with creation of maintenance items not showing proper fields.|
|Bug Fix||Corrected issue with subscription management and payment processes|
|Improvement||Flight log history enhanced to display detail on cost items, per flight.|
|Improvement||Added warning note to maintenance items screen for date entry on compilance items such as avionics|
|Improvement||Aircraft status report enhanced to display multiple engine and propellers.|
|Feature||Added ability to track software revision for installed equipment.|
This release was primary to add support for multi-engine aircraft and to resolve a few sporadic bugs experienced by users.
|Feature||Beta functionality added for Multi-Engine maintenance tracking|
|Bug Fix||Resolved issues experienced with editing|
Client feedback post Oshkosh has been fantastic, new features and engagement were the focal point of this release.
|Feature||Added new FlightFiles blog to showcase tips & tricks|
|Feature||Editing of notes, fuel, and passenger information for flights|
New reporting improvements were the focus of this new release.
|Feature||Added a "Flight Cost" column to flight log display for individuals with configured Flight Cost Items|
|Feature||Added a new Dashboard report to visualize data collected from flights and squawks.|
Continued growth has resulted in the addition of many new features, improvements, and bug fixes for FlightFiles.
|Improvement||Improved date input behaviors to use a "picker" for better data entry|
|Improvement||Improved data display behavior for all dollar amount fields|
Continued improvements and enhancements to the system to ensure the best product is made available to our users. This release focused on cleaning up functionality to allow more flexibility in usage and improved reporting.
|Feature||Improved export processes to include title, sub-title, and formatted headers. (Squawk, Flight Log, Seat Hours Reports)|
|Improvement||Added ability to set the reported date on new Squawk creation|
During the past year we have learned a lot from our users, advisers, and other stakeholders that has given us a unique outlook on the needs of the average aircraft owner. This release was focused on stabilization of the FlightFiles platform to allow for more rapid development in the future and better integration of future features. 2017 will be a great year for FlightFiles, and all of our customers and we appreciate your patience during these changes.
|Feature||Added functionality to track "Installed Equipment" for an aircraft. Serves as a helpful way to keep track of serial numbers for installed equipment and to remember what all exists in your aircraft.|
|Improvement||All views within the application have been standardized to use the "Card View" layout format. Ensuring consistency in experience regardless of the area of use|
|Bug Fix||Resolved errors experienced by some users with the generation of PDF reporting for aircraft status reports|
|Bug Fix||Improved validation processes when adding new maintenance items to avoid errors|
|Cleanup||Removed prior implemented "Aircraft Account" functionality to prepare for release 3.5's shared user account functionality|
|Cleanup||Removed older "Business Use" reporting, and associated fields for flight log. After reviewing with users, as well as tax professionals we have determined seat hour reporting is more accurate and appropriate for business usage|
As part of an effort to provide a consistent user experience this release was focused on improving the platform and ensuring consistent functionality across the entire solution.
|Bug Fix||Updated the Squawk List to show issue and, if available, resolution for all items. Avoiding a situation where information wasn't available|
|Bug Fix||Resolved issue with download of Squawk History|
|Improvement||Reverted display format for Squawk Items to show standard dates|
|Platform||Added additional error handling and tracking to the application in the case of unexpected behaviors or issues|
After meeting with various tax professionals regarding the best practices for tracking aircraft expenses and business use we have made enhancements to the flight log entry processes to better serve our customers.
|Bug Fix||Resolved various issues with "Trial" accounts and flight management issues|
|Feature||Added new "Flight Cost Item" tracking functionality to log-per flight costs. Future release will add reporting|
|Feature||Enhanced Flight Log process to support IRS "Seat Hours" usage calculation for tax reporting|
This release was a bug-fix release to resolve a few issues identified by new FlightFiles customers.
|Bug Fix||Resolved issue with "Create Aircraft" and a missing "Primary Meter Name" value|
|Bug Fix||Fixed UI layout for Squawk list display|
|Bug Fix||Resolved issues with trial accounts|
|Bug Fix||Resolved issue with Business Use Report error when no flights recorded|
|Bug Fix||Added "Forgot Password" links|
This release contained a number of enhancements and changes to improve reporting and display information for functionality delivered in prior releases
|Feature||Added a map display to see all logged airports and destinations visited by aircraft in the system|
|Feature||Added a new "Business Use Report" to make reporting personal versus business usage easy|
|Bug Fix||Resolved styling issues with "Auto Fill" feature for route entry on flight log|
|Bug Fix||Fixed missing "date selector" on the "Add Flight" display to aid in user input|
After working with a number of beta testers as well as receiving insight from Aviation Tax Consultants a number of extensive enhancements were made to the system. The following highlights reflect the changes to the system.
|Feature||Added FAA Airport Database for pre-filling airport destinations when recording flights|
|Feature||Added the ability to track percentage of business use on each flight, improving tracking for business owned aircraft|
|Feature||Redesigned user interfaces to streamline usage for all devices, including new look & feel for reports and exports|
In an effort to continue to improve the quality of product offered by FlightFiles we have added extensive new features and functionality.
|Feature||Completely redesigned front-end website interface, allowing for more streamlined display of information|
|Feature||Ability to track a Squawk List for issues with an aircraft|
|Feature||History recording of Maintenance Item Compliance allows for storing of images when marking compliance. (Log book entries, etc.)|
|Bug Fix||Resolved issues with new aircraft creation|
|Bug Fix||Resolved consistency issues with user interface|
|Bug Fix||Improved usability of input forms when using a mobile device for interaction|
This enhancement release was created to streamline user interaction and provide better customization for the particular aircraft usage and naming.
|Feature||Reformatted inputs on "Add Flight" screen to improve usability|
|Bug Fix||Improved logic for processing when using two separate meters|
|Bug Fix||Renamed interactions when working with each meter solution|
|Platform||Improved system performance for many operations|
This enhancement release was completed in an effort to introduce new features and better support for tracking of aircraft with both a Hobbs and Flight/Tach.
|Feature||Added new Aircraft option to name primary & secondary meters. Providing better support for aircraft combinations such as Hobbs & Flight Hobbs or Tachometer & Hobbs installation. Supplied custom names are carried through all screens.|
|Bug Fix||Corrected navigation issues between Aircraft, Flight Logs, and other screens|
|Platform||Enhanced query performance and overall site responsiveness|
This was our first major feature release after the public launch of FlightFiles in 2015. We focused on systematic improvements, as well as improved stability.
|Bug Fix||Improved mobile device support for "Aircraft" view|
|Bug Fix||Resolved issue with menu item selection indications|
|Feature||Streamlined interface for viewing all aircraft information|
|Feature||Upon login users are directed to their "My Aircraft" or "Flight Log" page for faster access|
|Feature||Users with a single aircraft will experience faster navigation through Flight Logs & Reports from prior versions|
|Platform||Enhanced error reporting in the case of an error|