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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.