Stratus ESG transponder certified

The latest entrant into the crowded market is Appareo, a leader in the ADS-B In world with their line of Stratus portable receivers, who is now trying to make the transition to panel-mount products. Their first solution is Stratus ESG, an all-in-one product that combines WAAS GPS, transponder and ADS-B Out. It was introduced last year at the Aircraft Electronics Association show and has now been certified.

New iPad accessory update

New tablets mean new accessories, as companies like RAM and MyGoFlight follow up Apple's announcements a few months later with their own new product introductions. A slew of new accessories hit the market recently, so here we'll review what's new.

Do ADS-B receivers work internationally? A pilot report

Unquestionably the hottest iPad accessory over the past four years has been the ADS-B receiver. While US pilots have enjoyed these benefits for years, many pilots in Canada, Europe and elsewhere are wondering whether this technology works in other countries.

Garmin Pilot app adds support for D2 Bravo watches

The latest update to the Garmin Pilot app adds some useful new features to the app, including automatic night mode, PIREP filtering on the maps page and the ability to transfer flight plans between the D2 Bravo smartwatch and the Garmin Pilot app.

iPad Pro 12.9″ mounting options

Apple introduced its largest tablet ever last fall, the 12.9" iPad Pro. It's too big for most airplanes, but some pilots are flying with it. So how do you secure this large tablet in the cockpit?
iPhone 6 RAM mount

How to mount your iPhone in the cockpit

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are finding a home in many cockpits, as pilots come to appreciate larger screens on these new phones. Regardless of how you use your iPhone, it's smart to secure it in the cockpit. Here are a few options from RAM that offer convenient ways to keep them stable.

Using ForeFlight with Garmin Flight Stream and Stratus

As these two products have become more common in general aviation cockpits, some pilots are considering flying with both. Will they both work on the same iPad? The answer is yes, but let's look at the details.

iPad connected panel buyer’s guide

More and more connected panel options are starting to hit the market, allowing you to wirelessly connect your iPad to panel-mount GPS and ADS-B receivers. Here we'll run down all the avionics options and review app compatibility.

Flight Outfitters introduces new iPad kneeboard

Flight Outfitters made quite a splash last year when it introduced two new flight bags specifically designed for the iPad. Now the company has added an iPad kneeboard to the mix. Here's why it's different from the others we've flown with.

What’s in your flight bag? A student pilot’s perspective

This is part of a series where we ask different pilots what they carry when they fly with an iPad. Today we'll hear from J.C. Mayerle, a student pilot working towards a private license, to see what makes up his list of essential flight gear.