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.

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.