Essential tip: turn off wireless radios before takeoff


It’s important before each flight to properly configure the iPad’s wireless radios, especially when using a Bluetooth or WiFi accessory. This will help to both maximize battery life and reduce the potential for interference with the panel-mounted avionics. Here are our recommended wireless settings for various iPad and accessory combinations:

iPad with plug-in Bad Elf GPS

Preflight bad elf

iPad with Garmin GLO, Dual XGPS or Bad Elf Bluetooth GPS

Preflight bluetooth

iPad with Stratus ADS-B/GPS Receiver

Preflight stratus

Cellular iPad with Internal GPS Receiver

Preflight gps