* Last update:
25 February, 2014
TaskNAV Flight Planning &
GNSS IGC analysis software is available free to all glider pilots.
However, please note that while the freeware edition can be used for
where TaskNAV mapping exists (see the 'free
page), the TN
author is retired and has time only to maintain waypoint and airspace
updates for the UK edition.
Get free TaskNAV software, install notes and related
4. EW model D
- Task Export notes
TaskNAV - EW-D Task Export Notes Edition 3.pdf
1. To install
TaskNAV 'Freeware' - from scratch:
download and install, in this
order: files (a), (b)
and (c) below.
And, if you are using Vista, Win7 or Win8, you must set the Windows
compatibility option as described in the Install Notes PDF doc in
This is the TaskNAV base
This update includes the
Current UK Waypoints and SUA
TaskNAV 2011 Freeware - Install
Please follow the instructions!
2. To update an existing functioning TaskNAV installation, which
must be at
least version TN2008:
Apply the current '...mini-patch' and Waypoints
update files in (b) and (c) above, as required.
3. To try the optional 3D IGC file viewer
(courtesy Dr Hannes Krueger, Innsbruck):
the OpenGL_IGCexplorer, and when TN is running, the 3D viewer can be invoked
from the TN Map window by click on the TaskNAV '3D' icon. You'll
need to read the instructions in the built-in TaskNAV Help/User
Guide to understand the various 3D viewer options and
openGL IGCexplorer v1.9y
20 January 2011 (EU
+ Hawaii, E.Australia and NZ terrain)
program + maps
3D openGL_IGCexplorer User Manual.pdf user
2012):Morocco, Italy and Japan - maps updated. Bug fix: makes map files
compatible with TN Freeware.
If required, download the individual
country map-install files from the
Any questions or problems, please contact:
the TN web pages are published using 'Microsoft Expression Web v4'. It
works OK on most (all?) versions of Internet Explorer, but, for
reasons unknown, there may be a loss of correct text colours, fonts
and format on some pages when displayed in other browsers such as Opera or FireFox.
This is not an area where the TN author has
anything other than basic web publishing experience. Any and all
offers of web site development advice, expertise, help, etc, will be
Advanced graphical flight
planning, vector mapping and automatic GNSS analysis for glider pilots
TaskNAV is compatible with IGC conformant .IGC files, Garmin .TRK files and the
obsolete logger format .DAT files ...
Cambridge, Colibri, EW, DSX, Filser, Garmins, IMI. Easy Matchbox, Peschges,
Volkslogger, Posigraph, Scheffel, Zander
Manufacturer codes: ACT, CAI, DSX, EWA, FLA, FIL, GAR, GCS, IMI, LXN, NTE, PES, PRT, SCH, SDI, ZAN, igc, gnss
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