Spider X - Flight Report History and 3D Replay

The History Page is your complete flight tracking history, as well as where 3D replay can be found.

The history page has the following features that enable customers to view their flight history:

1. Displays the aircraft that the Spider is registered to
Shows start time and date the flight took place
Shows the duration of the flight
Shows the total flight Distance
SOS Status
3D Replay

Flight Filters

The following filters will allow an account owner or account administrator to narrow down their tracking history of aircraft in the account.

The filters allow the following;

1.  Filter selection by aircraft, click the magnifying glass to display all the aircraft in your account

2. Filter selection by date, by clicking in the date box

3. In Duration select 'Greater than 1 min' to remove all 0-minute tracks in the filter**

4. In the Distance column selecting 'Aircraft Moved' in the filter will show all flights that have made a flight. Select to Hide all 0 NM flights.

5. Filter SOS selection by Active or Closed

*Please Note: Clicking 'Reset' will remove the selection

0 Minute flights are created when a Spider is powered up and switched off within 1 minute. 

Selecting Flights

1 / A To select flights to view on the map, check the flight box next to the track clicking View Flights, this will automatically open the selected flights in the map.

2. You can see how many flights you have selected for either viewing, downloading or deleting.

The 'Flights Selected' feature will let you know how many flights have been selected as well as a total for flight time and total distance. 

The 'Total Flight Time' and 'Total Distance' shows the total hours and the total distance of the tracks selected.

3. Download will enable you to download your tracks in either:

CSV Summary is a summary of Flights with the information displayed in the History table. Unlike the current Track Detail download that displays data for every single position point received, users now have an efficient way to download the summary information needed to feed into their business operations and reporting.

CSV Detail Download full track in or CSV format.

KML File format for use in Google Earth 

4. Delete - this will allow you to delete tracks. It will remove the selected flight(s) from all member in the organisation is you have administrator rights. If you don't have administrator rights, this will remove the tracks only from your history page.

Please note, you can now select up to 200 flights. 

Viewing Flight Reports On Map

To view a flight in more detail on the map, select one from the history selection. This will open up a map that provides you with an overview of that flight's events. 

1. Event information is displayed in the Timeline, Track, and Point Info Panel on the left.

2. Point information box gives a more granulated view, displaying the latitude, longitude, time, speed, altitude and direction of the aircraft

3. Dragging the slider will enable you to move through the track 

4. Selecting either previous or next will allows you to scroll through the individual points in the track.

5. Time series chart. This displays flight data parameters for the duration of the flight. This shows 
Altitude AMSL  and GPS Speed. 

6. The lower chart in grey is a navigator, this can be used to 'highlight' and ‘zoom in' on certain portions of the flight to analyse the data in more detail.

Please Note:

  • By default the first 30 mins of a flight will be displayed
  • Resolution of data will depend on the reporting interval set for each spider, e.g. VFDR tracks will display data points for every 15 seconds.
  • These two GPS parameters sent over iridium will be the default display.
  • Parameters from Iridium display in user preference units.
  • When there is no data available to display in the time series chart, the widget will display with the following text: 'This chart is not available for this flight. If this is a recent flight, the data may be currently under processing. Please check back again later'. This may be due to:
- Flight is very recent, i.e. in the last hour, and the data has not yet been processed 
- Flight precedes this feature being developed 
- Data is available in Production from 14 Dec 2021 onwards

3D Replay

Clicking the 'Play' button in the 3D replay column will bring up the 3D track in a new pop-up window.

In the pop-up map window, you will be able to move your viewpoint as the aircraft is flying. This can be done by holding your left mouse button and dragging the mouse to your desired view.

1. Allows the viewer to play or pause the track

2. Determines the speed replay is to be displayed at

3. How long the flight duration is 

4. Displayed aircraft 

3DFR Key
- Play symbol: 3DFR is available and can be played. All data from SX has been uploaded and processed correctly.
- In Review: Data exists for 3DFR in the cloud but there are issues with the data so 3DFR is not shown
- Incomplete: Partial data from SX has been uploaded for a flight and processed. Waiting for SX to upload the remaining data so it can all be processed.
- Not available: No data has been uploaded from the SX or an older model Spider.

Note: If the flight shows as 'Incomplete' this means that the Spider has not uploaded all flight data, in order to fix this, please power up the Spider with a clear view of the sky and within good cellphone coverage.

If you have any concerns about this, please contact us at support@spidertracks.com

*Please Note: It is only possible to select 50 tracks at a time.

If you have any further questions please contact support@spidertracks.com

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