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Get the most from ForeFlight: Advanced tips – webinar

ForeFlight, the most popular app for pilots, blends flight planning, charts, aviation weather, airport information, documents, synthetic vision and even a logbook into one complete resource . But like any software, there’s a lot...

App troubleshooting: how to close, delete and restart

Everyone knows how to open an app on the iPad--just tap the icon and it's off to the races. But what about closing apps--do you know the difference between sleeping an app, shutting down an app and deleting an app? It's an important distinction that comes into play when an app starts misbehaving.

Apple’s new iPad makes cockpit computing more affordable

Today Apple announced new and refreshed models for its mobile device platform. The announcement brings a new price for the iPad Mini, and an entry level 9.7 inch iPad to replace the aging iPad Air 2.

Garmin Connext flight test – using SiriusXM and Flight Stream

Garmin has spent the last 18 months rapidly building out their Connext platform, which is the name they give to all the wireless links between apps and avionics. The goal is to integrate all avionics into one synchronized flow of information, whether it's weather, flight plan information, or GPS position. With the company's dominance of certified avionics, it's a smart move, and there are real benefits for pilots.

Logten Pro logbook app adds night mode and new reporting features

LogTen Pro continues to set the standard for logbook apps for iPad and iPhone. The latest update, called LogTen Pro Cadet, adds a new Night Mode, shortcuts to select recent items, new reports, support for Roster Buster and a new longer free trial period.
Stratus Power

Appareo introduces TSO-certified USB charging port

When Appareo first introduced the Stratus ADS-B receiver in 2012, it was the only product offered under that brand name. Since then, the Stratus family has grown to accommodate two portable ADS-B receivers and an ADS-B Out Transponder. This week at the Aircraft Electronics Association, the company launched the latest addition: Stratus Power.

Save time with a new aviation keyboard for ForeFlight

As pilots transition to a paperless cockpit, the scratch pad is usually the last to go. Sometimes, you just can't beat a pen and paper for copying ATIS, clearances, and taxi instructions. A new add-on aims to change that, by making ForeFlight's scratch pad faster and easier to use.

Sporty’s brings the first flight training app to AppleTV

Earlier this week we got our hands on Sporty's new Learn to Fly Course app for AppleTV, which is available now in the AppleTV app store. This allows you to watch the HD video content from the comfort of your home on the big screen as you progress towards your Private, Sport or Recreational pilot certificate.

New video from Garmin shows how to connect your panel and your iPad

Garmin’s Connext system offers a direct link between installed Garmin avionics and the Garmin Pilot and ForeFlight iPad apps. This allows pilots to stream weather, traffic and GPS information from the panel to an iPad and more. Learn all about how it works and the benefits it can provide in this informative video presented by Garmin's Michael Kerrigan and hosted by iPad Pilot News.

New updates available for FltPlan Go, WingX Pro and FlyQ apps

We're starting to see an uptick in update activity from just about every aviation app developer as we near the start of the spring flying season and the winter weather begins to break. Here's what's new in WingX Pro, FltPlan Go and FlyQ.