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.

Essential iPad accessories: our annual gear roundup

A few carefully chosen accessories can make the iPad so much more powerful and easy-to-use. Here's our list of the accessories you should consider, and our top recommendations.

Updates to Sporty’s most popular iPad kneeboards

A kneeboard remains one of the most popular ways to secure an electronic flight bag in the cockpit. Two of the most popular iPad kneeboards, from Sporty's Flight Gear collection, were recently updated with some small but welcome changes.

Dual releases new portable ADS-B receiver

Most pilots know the Dual Electronics company for their small, red, wireless GPS receiver - as well as the XGPS170 ADS-B receiver. Now the company has introduced its latest model, the XGPS190.

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.