• iPad navigation app buyer’s guide

    iPad navigation app buyer’s guide

    The landscape for full-featured EFB apps continues to evolve rapidly as developers push the limits of the iPad’s capability with exciting new features. This chart represents the latest comparison of the most popular EFB apps available today.

     
  • ForeFlight moves beyond DUATS

    ForeFlight moves beyond DUATS

    ForeFlight has gone one step further in its transition away from DUATS services by integrating a new Lockheed Martin route tool for improved flight planning. They’re also recommending pilots discontinue using the DUATS weather briefing tool in the app.

     
  • The perfect iPad case and mount for pilots?

    The perfect iPad case and mount for pilots?

    The problem with most cases (and the reason many pilots don’t use one) is that most are so big and bulky that they either don’t work with mounting systems or they require an even bulkier mount. But we’ve recently been flying with an iPad case that may solve the dilemma.

     
  • 5 lesser-known aviation apps to consider

    5 lesser-known aviation apps to consider

    So much of the news and excitement about aviation apps these days focuses on the big, all-in-one apps: ForeFlight, Garmin Pilot and WingX. We polled a group of pilots about some other apps they use regularly and came up with five interesting ones that don’t make a lot of headlines.

     
  • Pilot report: new Flight Gear iPad bag

    Pilot report: new Flight Gear iPad bag

    While the amount of stuff we carry has gone down, a good flight bag is still essential equipment for most pilots. To meet this need, many companies have designed or redesigned their flight bags to accommodate the iPad. The latest is the Flight Gear collection, and we recently spent some time flying with the new Flight Gear iPad Bag.

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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