Airmate is a community app allowing all Airmate users to share tips and useful aviation information between them.

View airports and associated services ratings and comments

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All Airmate users may leave ratings and comments for any airport or any service or business available at a given airport.

You could view those ratings and comments by viewing the airport detailed information, clicking on the I information button next to the airport anywhere:

  • in the flight plan creation page, I button is next to airport code fields
  • on the aviation map, clicking on any airport will open a popup displaying airport summary data, with the I information button
  • on the chart manager, where all charted airports in the country have also an I information button at the right (please note that not all airports in the country may be charted)
You could also use the Search choice at the bottom on the flight plan list to directly search for an airport and view airport detailed information. iphone4-lfmd-ratings-en

The airport detailed information will show:

  • airport rating from 1 to 5 stars (airport still not rated will show 5 empty stars)
  • a Leave Feedback button will allow you to leave your own rating and comments (see below)
  • the Ratings tab at the bottom will display all detailed ratings and comments left for this airport
  • you could also view FBO/Handlers and other services available on the airport by clicking on either FBO or Near tabs at the bottom. For every listed company, you will also see their rating (number of stars) and could view the details of every rating by clicking on the number of stars.

Rate airports and associated services

When viewing an airport or any associated service or business at an airport, you could click on the Leave Feedback button to leave your own feedback and comments. lfmd-leave-rating-en

You need then to select a rating from 1 to 5 stars, we also recommend you to enter a comment to share useful tips with other pilots.

To ensure fair voting, you could leave only a single rating per visited airport or associated business.

Please conform to the rating rules:

  • Thanks to leave only fair and faithful ratings and comments.
  • Please vote only for airports or services you have really used as a pilot.
  • Do not vote up your own business or vote down a competitor.
Ratings are shortly put on line after submission.

Add a service or business available at an airport

You could also enter a new airport related service, for example if you found a good restaurant near the airport, shares this tip with other Airmate users by adding restaurant details to the list of services for the airport. Data will be shortly put on line after submission. iphone-6-add-company-en

You could add services and businesses such as:

  • Aviation related activities: Aviation Club, Flight School, Plane Rental, Repair Station, FBO, Handler, Fuel Supplier, and so on
  • Hotels and Restaurants
  • Transportation: Taxi, Car Rental, Bike Rental

When adding a business, share all useful informations for other members:

  • company type, to be selected in the list
  • the airport code near the business is filled in automatically
  • company name, address, city, zip
  • contact: phone, email
  • web
It is recommend to leave a comment and rating if this company is not yours. If you own a business, you could add it to the list, but in this case it is mandatory to cross the box « I own this business« . You could not vote for your own business.

View aviation events

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Event menu will show you the list of aviation events, sorted according their importance and distance from your home airport. Event database includes major aviation events, but local events may also be added by event organizers (eg aviation clubs) and shared with other users. The event list shows relevant events according your home airport, sorted in several categories:

  • events are your home airport
  • events happening nearby (more or less 100 miles around)
  • nation-wide events (eg large exhibitions) happening in your home country
  • international events happening in your home continent
  • worldwide-scale events happening anywhere.
Headers in the list include a Change button, to change current airport (by default set to your home airport), current country or current continent to select another airport, country or continent in order to view events there.

Add aviation events

You could share with all Airmate aviation community new events, either those you are organizing or even events you are aware of that are not already listed. Events are reviewed shortly after submission and then shared with all Airmate users. iphone6-share-event-en

To add an event, click on the Share your event button on the event list. Then, fill in the event form:

  • Event title
  • Event short description
  • Event type, to be selected among: Exhibition, Lecture/Conference, Air Show, Competition, Course, Training, Aviation Club meeting, General Information, Congress, Organized trip, Webinar, Fly-in, Open House
  • ICAO code of nearest airport
  • City
  • If desired, phone number and email of the event organizer.
  • Web of the event if known
  • Start and end dates of the event

Warning: Airmate editors are not warranting the accuracy, completeness or update status of airport related services, ratings and events that are left by Airmate users and used under their own responsibility.