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  1. Smaller popup dialogs (schedule, confirm) that are not larger than the calendar they derive from.

    Pop-up dialogs have excessive white space that require scrolling the browser window beyond the extent of the underlying calendar in order to click the dialog confirmation buttons.

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  2. Add a way for an instructor to give lesson feedback to a student.

    It would be good if after a lesson is complete, an instructor can post feedback/recommendations to the student. A log of each of these post-flight debriefings could be seen by all instructors.

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  3. contact instructor

    It would be nice on the instructor descriptions if you could contact the instructor either only through email or by providing a telephone number to make sure that time frames work with the instructor as well as for the student

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  4. list sunrise and sunset

    I would like to see the sunrise / sunset time listed on the scheduling page. it would be a good heads up when making a reservation whether night flight might be a factor.

    21 votes
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  5. Start the week on Monday in stead of Sunday.

    In Month View: Please do start the week on Monday in stead of Sunday. So we have a better view over the activities in the week-end. Or is there a way to change it myself?

    22 votes
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  6. Allow and promote the use of ISO date format

    For us in Canada dates are very confusing since 3 different formats are in use: YYYY/MM/DD, DD/MM/YYYY and MM/DD/YYYY

    The only one that is unambiguous is YYYY/MM/DD - sorted from largest unit to smallest. This is the International Standards Organization format and follows most closely what we already see on METARs and other aviation related products. There is currently a bill before the Canadian parliament to adopt the ISO format for all legal documents.

    8 votes
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  7. Add a link to Aircraft specs from the N number in the schedule

    Similar to the old version, make the N number for each aircraft a link to the aircraft specs page to view weight and balance primarily, and other information on a second page

    11 votes
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  8. Email Reminders for Pilot Expiring Items

    Allow us to configure automated email drip series as reminders when a pilot's items are expiring: currency items, renter's insurance, medical certificate, TSA training, etc.

    This would automate the administration of pilots records.

    26 votes
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  9. Show reservations for prior/next month in month view.

    While in month view the previous and next month day's that show up on the calendar do not show reservations. I would like to see these reservations because it appears that there isn't a reservation until you go to the next month. November is a good example of this.

    5 votes
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  10. Please Add 'Week Vertical' view!

    When looking at my individual schedule it would be extremely helpful to have a 'Week Vertical' view that is like the "Day Vertical' view showing the hours down the left side and your available/unavailable times.

    10 votes
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  11. 126 votes
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  12. Instructors should be able to block individual students from scheduling a specific instructor

    I want to be be able to block a certain student from scheduling me, while allowing that student to be able to schedule other instructors.for example, call blocking certain phone numbers. There are certain students that I do not want to fly with for various reasons, but want to allow others to schedule me without going through me or front desk staff.

    6 votes
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  13. Allow for multiple levels of currency by pilot.

    Pilot A has less than 150 hours of flight time. He must fly once every 30 days or a checkout is required. Pilot B has more than 150 hours so his currency period is extended to 60 days.

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  14. Allow a custom message in reservation change notification emails.

    When overriding a reservation due to maintenance or other aircraft availability issues, I always try to send the affected pilots an explanation of why I'm doing it. This requires me to look up the email addresses of those pilots and compose a separate email. It would be really helpful if I had the ability to add explanatory text to the automatically generated emails.

    6 votes
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  15. Make a table that tracks which aircraft each instructor can train in and limit customers from selecting inapplicable instructors

    as a for instance; if an instructor is not an MEI you could have a pop-up that tells the student that the instructor chosen is not certified to teach in the twin.

    13 votes
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  16. Allow pilots to subscribe to a reservation to be notified if it's cancelled

    I'd rather you just let me know when an appointment is cancelled, so I have the option of booking in the newly available slot, instead of booking a standby reservation like it works now. I should be able to click on an appointment and "subscribe" to it. Maybe I can choose when I'm notified - like for cancellation only, or when any changes are made.

    6 votes
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  17. Allow us to mark a flight as cancelled vs deleted

    There are many times when we can't fly due to weather. We cxl the flights but don't want it to show as a normal flight. We need to be able to mark it cxl'd as red so it shows on the schedule. Too much good info is lost when we delete, expecially on intro flights.

    19 votes
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  18. Alert me when a resource becomes available

    If/when a resource comes open (an airplane or an instructor) for a time I would like to fly, I would like to create an alert. For instance, if all airplanes are reserved, and I want to use one of them during a period when it's reserved, I would like an email or text alert to tell me that whoever previously reserved it canceled their reservation.

    52 votes
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  19. landscape view for ipad..

    add landscape view/rotation on ipad.

    8 votes
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  20. Create an iPad app

    Older pilots like the larger display of a tablet and also use it for aviation apps like AOPA's FlyQ and Foreflight.

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