Wombat: Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
What apps do I need?
You'll want to load two apps, both of which are free on the App Store:
Bad Elf Wombat: you'll use our app to do firmware updates, collect flight logs, and perform database updates to Turbine aircraft.
Jeppesen JDM Mobile: you'll use the JDM app to perform database updates linked to your JDM account.
Where's the Quick Start Guide?
Download the PDF here: Wombat Quick Start Guide
Does the Wombat work the Garmin FlightStream 510 card?
Yes. Make sure your Wombat is running firmware version 1.1.10 or newer, and connect the FS510 card to the Wombat using the Transcend USB-to-SD adapter that Garmin ships with the FS510. You cannot insert the FS510 directly into the Wombat's SD card slot. It is not a standard SD card and requires more power than is allowed under the SD specifications.
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Wombat: Firmware Upgrade
Let's go through the process of updating your Wombat's Firmware. This is the Bad Elf Wombat App landing page. My Wombat's mode is currently set to Logs, so if yours looks different, it may be because your Wombat is set to Avionics Databases mode. Do ...
Wombat: Setup process
Congratulations on your new Wombat! Let's look at what you'll need to use your Wombat, whether you're using a Piston Edition Wombat or Turbine Edition Wombat. There are two apps you'll be using with your Wombat. Bad Elf Wombat App ...
Wombat: Manual connection
You have received your Bad Elf Wombat. Congratulations! If you are new to the Bad Elf Family, welcome. If you have previously used Bad Elf in the past, welcome to Wombat. Let's get down to business, though: Connecting your Wombat to your iPhone or ...
Wombat: Transferring from Avionics
The Bad Elf Wombat has two major functions. First and foremost, it is used to download your avionics charts and transfer them to your cockpit avionics. Secondly, it is made to upload engine logs from your aircraft to an analyzing service. This ...
Wombat: App Settings Overview
Within the Bad Elf Wombat App, there are multiple toggleable settings. Let's go over these settings and their various functions. If you go to the Settings page of the Wombat App, you will see this screen. My Wombat Welcome to the My Wombat page. This ...