CHRISTMAS OFFER Subscribe to Pilot Magazine today CLICK HERE

REVIEW: QSTARZ TRAVEL RECORDER

PUBLISHED: 11:51 11 June 2010 | UPDATED: 14:02 10 October 2012

REVIEW: QSTARZ TRAVEL RECORDER

REVIEW: QSTARZ TRAVEL RECORDER

Log your flight tracks with this pocket sized GPS tracker

IF you own a handheld GPS you may already know that you can download a file of your flight track from it and overlay it into Google Earth to see where you’ve been. But, if you also want some way of marking interesting places then you might want to look at this ‘travel recorder’ from Qstarz. At a dinky fit-in-hand size, this baby charges up from a 12V socket or mains. After charging, install the software on your computer then attach the Qstarz with a mini-usb lead. Once linked up you can customise how you want the GPS device to log your flight track - every 10 seconds, minute or by distance. In flight, press the red button whenever you want to mark a position (or take a photograph as this will also geo-tag). The device can stay in your pocket or by adding some velcro on the back you could place it on your cockpit panel. After flight, attach the Travel Recorder to your PC and download the flight log.Everything you need is in the box, which is very refreshing, and the accuracy is spot on. It's rechargeable, can log up to 200,000 items and runs for 32 hours. The Bluetooth also means you can pair it to talk to your phone or PDA to turn them into a Sat Nav. Price £80.www.qstarz.com

More from Gear

Thursday, November 29, 2018

In the third and final part of this series we look at where the technology goes from here | Words: Philip Whiteman

Read more
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

How air-brained are you? Test your general aviation knowledge on matters including safety, history, training or anything related to flying! Compiled by James Allan

Read more
Monday, September 17, 2018

I see you… But do you see me? Part two of our series on electronic conspicuity focuses on the capabilities – and compatibility – of the existing technology

Read more
Thursday, September 13, 2018

What is electronic conspicuity, how does it work and what aircraft equipment is available? – Part one in a new series | By Philip Whiteman

Read more
Monday, July 30, 2018

We’re offering one lucky pilot the chance to win a Yaesu FTA-750 Spirit air band transceiver worth £380

Read more
Friday, May 11, 2018

The online user portal launched in January by NATS promises to make it easier to cross controlled airspace. We put it to the test. Words by Colin Goodwin, photos by Philip Whiteman

Read more
Monday, April 23, 2018

The IC-A25NE is the latest 8.33 handheld from leading manufacturer Icom. Stylish and packed with features including Bluetooth connectivity and the ability to display navigational information from flight plans uploaded from Andriod or iOS devices, it is designed to ‘change the way pilots fly’

Read more
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Bose has introduced its new active noise cancelling headset for the flight deck, the Bose ProFlight Aviation Headset, a headset described as lightweight and comfortable with three levels of user selectable active noise cancellation

Read more

Newsletter Sign Up

Pilot weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most Read


Subscribe or buy Pilot Magazine