Spot Assist Skydiving Tool 17+

Exit point, pattern, forecast

Andrey Kan

Designed for iPad

    • 4.6 • 130 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Shows skydivers current weather, winds, the best exit area and pattern in current wind conditions.

A tool for parachute pilots.
Skydiving. Paragliding.
As long as you depend on skydiving weather - you must have Spot Assist.

Whats does it do:
1. Displays a satellite map of dropzones world wide.
2. Shows current windaloft and surface winds world wide.
3. Displays a range of your parachute and a safe jump run exit area. (In-App purchase required)
4. When zoomed in to the pattern - displays recommended pattern for your parachute. (In-App purchase required)
5. Helps to find your cutaway canopy: mark cutaway location and app will use windsaloft to calculate where it has landed.(In-App purchase required for past wind data)

Cutaway Data Subscription length is 1(one month) and is auto-renewable, which means the following

-Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase
-Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period
-Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period
– Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase
– Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable
– Cost of the renewal is the same as original subscription.

What’s New

Version 2.2.1

Stations beyond 100 mile radius are back

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
130 Ratings

130 Ratings

YO MAMA 77 ,

Excellent Quick Reference

Know how to calculate freefall and canopy drift. Once you do, you can easily use this to visually confirm your calculated exit point with a tolerance added to accommodate multiple jumpers and the associated jump run. Upper winds readily available in the app to help you with your spot calculations, cloud altitudes so you know if you'll be able to at least do some hop and pops if the cloud layer is too thick for a full altitude jump, but high enough to jump below it. You can input canopy type, opening altitude etc. to increase accuracy. You can adjust your landing direction and pattern leg entry points based on the actual ground conditions. Best app for skydiving. Spend the few dollars and max the features out... best <$10 you'll spend to make sure you don't land off. Everything in skydiving is expensive... this isn't. Great work.

Oriona51 ,

Excellent for paragliding! PPG

This is exactly what I needed. Flying a powdered paraglider I like to know surface level wind speed and winds aloft. This app is simple to look at and understand. Knowing the cloud deck height with forested models is great too if you want to fly above them. The graph is very simplistic which is a good thing. Only the necessary data is shown so there’s no clutter. I wouldn’t change anything about this. You don’t even have to choose a location. You just move the part of the map into view and the data is automatically pulled for that area.

I searched a long time looking at weather, wind and aviation apps and none of them provided a simple all in one solution for the data this app provides.

AFFSenior ,

Great tool

Like any “application “, take the info with a grain of salt and a generous dose of common sense. I’m still in training, but one of my mentors turned me on to this and I find myself checking it all the time. I’ve worked outdoors all my life and this gives a greater picture of weather and conditions than normal radar. The daily info I received from this program combined with my lifetime knowledge gives me a much better understanding of weather patterns in our area and makes this a very valuable tool.

App Privacy

The developer, Andrey Kan, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • Identifiers
  • Diagnostics

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