ForeFlight Mobile tip: how to use the flight planning Advisors

ForeFlight Mobile recently introduced some powerful flight planning advisor tools to help you better choose routing and altitudes based on real-time weather and recent ATC routings. Learn how to use them here.

Advanced iPad Flying webinar video recording

The video recording of Sporty's latest Advanced iPad Flying webinar is now available, and you can watch the full version here.

How to lock the iPad chart screen in flight

There are several ways to lock your iPad's screen in flight, including physical controls on your iPad and settings within each app. Here we'll show you all the different ways to do it.

How to use ForeFlight with Microsoft Flight Sim and X-Plane

Have you recently upgraded to the latest version of ForeFlight with Synthetic Vision or WingX Pro and can't wait to fly with the new features? Here we'll show you how to fly with these apps at home using desktop flight simulator programs.

Video of Advanced iPad Flying Webinar now available

The video recording of Bret Koebbe's Advanced iPad Flying webinar is now available on YouTube. Check it out here.

Understanding latitude and longitude in aviation apps

Even with all of our modern aviation databases, sometimes you just can't beat a lat/lon coordinate. Let's review the basics of latitude and longitude and the different types of coordinates. Which one works on your iPad?

Optimize battery life with this hidden iPad utility

Pilots tend to focus more on optimizing the iPad's battery life than the average iPad user, since this is critical to keeping the device functioning in the airplane over the course of a flight. Fortunately there's a dedicated utility in the main iPad settings to help shed some light on which apps are using the most power, possibly while running in the background.

7 ways to get the most out of ForeFlight logbook

ForeFlight introduced a digital logbook feature late in 2015, and anecdotal evidence suggests it has been very popular. More and more pilots are using the app to log flights and track currency, but there's more to this feature than just basic flight logging. Here are seven ways to get the most out of your new logbook.

How to use the ForeFlight Imagery tab for pre-flight weather briefings

Based on our completely unscientific surveys, most ForeFlight pilots use the Airports and Maps tabs most often. In particular, the Imagery tab deserves more attention than most pilots give it - after a recent redesign and expansion, it's more valuable than ever.

iPad tip: the ultimate screen lock

There are several ways to lock the iPad's screen to ensure a chart stays in view during critical phases of flight. Here we're going to show you an alternate method that also allows you to lock out the hardware buttons.
Open

Sign up for our email newsletter.

Close