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?
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.
One of the major weaknesses of the iPad is it's highly reflective screen. This new glare-reducing screen protector make the iPad much easier to view during the day, and also keeps the screen clean.
The latest iPad GPS from Bad Elf is now available. The Bad Elf Pro features an LCD screen, 16-hour battery life, and can simultaneously connect to up to 5 iOS devices over Bluetooth.
Many pilots can't stand to be disconnected from their smartphones and tablets for longer than a few minutes. But the new Iridium GO! portable satellite hotspot goes some way towards fixing this problem.
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.