Portable ADS-B receiver buyer’s guide

The past year has seen tremendous growth in the portable ADS-B receiver market. There are a lot of options out there, so we assembled this buyer's guide to help you sort out the details.

iPad Mini mounts roundup

The iPad Mini is small enough to be mounted on the yoke or window without blocking the instrument panel. So what are the best mounts? We review the options.

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.
ADS-B Fim

New Stratus 2 firmware available

A new Stratus firmware update is available in the latest version of ForeFlight Mobile. Read on to learn how to install this update to your device.

New Stratus firmware available

A new Stratus firmware update is available in the latest version of ForeFlight Mobile. Read on to learn how to install this update to your device.

RAM releases double suction cup mounts

Some pilots have asked for a double suction cup mount. RAM Mounts, the leading producer of portable electronics mounts, has recently introduced just that.

WingX Pro adds support for the Pebble smartwatch

WingX Pro today announced support for the Pebble smartwatch, allowing you to view basic navigation information on you wrist when connected to an iPhone or iPad.

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?

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.

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.