Control your GoPro camera with an Apple Watch

GoPro recently updated its iOS app to support the Apple Watch, allowing you to remotely start/stop recording and view a real-time video preview right from the watch. We took it out on a test flight recently to see if it lived up to expectations.

Choosing the right iPad GPS – tips for pilots

After the iPad was released in 2010, pilots quickly realized that the tablet was far more useful with an accurate position source. Initially there were very few options for pilots, but the market has rapidly expanded and there are more choices than ever. How do you pick the right one?

Tips for using the Garmin D2 Bravo and Garmin app

The Garmin D2 Bravo watch is the only smartwatch designed for pilots, and includes a built-in GPS, altimeter and compass. Here we'll show you how to use it with the Garmin Connect app to get additional functionality from the watch on the ground.

What to buy an iPad pilot this Christmas

Whether you're a pilot shopping for another aviation enthusiast or you're a non-pilot desperately trying to figure out what to buy the (slightly weird?) aviator on your list, iPad apps and accessories are a good bet. Here's our list of the top 10 things any iPad pilot would like this Christmas.

New ADS-B receivers announced

Three new portable ADS-B receivers were recently announced from two of the leading iPad GPS accessory manufacturers. Learn more about what they have to offer and when they'll hit the market here.

Which ADS-B receiver should I buy?

A common question we get at iPad Pilot News lately: "which ADS-B receiver should I buy?" With all the options (over a dozen at last count), it's easy to get confused. Here, we'll try to offer a practical guide to choosing the right ADS-B receiver. We will focus on the most popular models.

Build a custom iPad mount with new RAM accessories

The RAM collection of iPad mounting accessories are the most widely-used among pilots thanks to the combination of rugged construction, flexibility, interchangeable parts and price. Here we'll look at some of the unique RAM accessories you can use when creating a custom mount for your airplane.

Does ADS-B weather work at high altitudes and in jets?

While ADS-B receivers have exploded in popularity over the past three years, some pilots assume these portable devices are only for piston airplanes. Why all the confusion?

MyGoFlight releases new Universal iPad Cradle

MyGoFlight recently released a new Universal iPad Cradle for its Flex Mount system. This allows you to use the yoke or suction cup mount with any size iPad, with or without the case.

Flying with ADS-B receivers – a real world scenario

With features like traffic, flight data recording and synthetic vision, ADS-B receivers are more like all-in-one iPad sensor packages these days. Here's a look at how we might fly a typical flight with an ADS-B receiver to take advantage of all its safety features.