Bret Koebbe, a pilot and CFI at Sporty’s Pilot Shop, recently presented a seminar covering all things iPad for pilots at Sporty’s annual Fly-in on May 18, 2013. This seminar covered both beginner and advanced topics, including:

  • iPad 101: choosing an iPad and understanding its limitations
  • iPad apps for pilots to use on the ground for data organization and flight planning
  • iPad apps to use in the airplane for in-flight navigation, charts and ADS-B weather
  • Review of regulations and Advisory Circulars related to EFBs and the iPad
  • ForeFlight Mobile app highlights
  • ADS-B receivers for iPad, including an overview of the new Stratus 2 for ForeFlight
  • GPS receivers for iPad
  • iPad charging tips and backup power options
  • Step by step instructions on how to preflight the iPad

A video recording of the 50 minute seminar is available here for review:

 

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