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Use iCloud to locate a lost or stolen iPad

Apple includes a free service that allows you to track down a lost iPhone or iPad. Here we'll show you how it works and how to set it up a free account to use this feature.

Quiz: Are you a ForeFlight pro?

ForeFlight is incredibly capable app for pilots, but do you know how to use all the features? This interactive quiz will test your ForeFlight knowledge and teach you a few things along the way.

Garmin Pilot app adds support for D2 Bravo watches

The latest update to the Garmin Pilot app adds some useful new features to the app, including automatic night mode, PIREP filtering on the maps page and the ability to transfer flight plans between the D2 Bravo smartwatch and the Garmin Pilot app.
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What’s the best iPad for pilots?

Considering your first iPad or upgrading your old one? There are a lot of options. In this article, we'll walk you through all the options, then offer our choice for the best overall aviation tablet.

Sporty’s flight training apps updated to support new ACS

The new Airman Certification Standards (ACS) were introduced today, replacing the familiar PTS. To stay in step with this change, Sporty's released an update this week to their popular Learn to Fly and Instrument Rating apps for iPad and iPhone. Here's what's new.

Honeywell releases instrument approach preview app

A new app from Honeywell Aerospace provides a unique way to research and brief instrument approaches by allowing you to visualize procedures in a 3D environment right on your iPad.

7 settings all iPad pilots should know about

There are literally hundreds of settings in the main iPad settings app, which can make it difficult to sort out the useful ones from the clutter. Here we'll look at 7 important settings pilots should know about and adjust accordingly.

Aerovie adds intelligent flight planning tool

The Aerovie reports app continues to pack in new features in 2016, and the latest update adds a new intelligent flight planning tool to help pick fuel stops and alternate airports when the weather is low.

Video: 10 things you should know about flying with ForeFlight

Sporty's recently hosted a webinar in cooperation with ForeFlight that offered a number of useful tips for flying with aviation's most popular app. A video recording of the webinar is now available.

New app helps IFR pilots calculate holding patterns

Unplanned holds tend to get assigned at the most inopportune times, towards the end of a flight when the weather is bad. A new app aims to take some of the guesswork out of flying a hold, by allowing you to enter all the pertinent data and displaying both instructions and a visualization of the procedure right on your iPad.