Looking for MOA altitudes, chart legends, Restricted Area frequencies and all those other little chart notes? Here's where to find them in ForeFlight.
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.
Being able to receive ADS-B radar imagery on your iPad may seem like the best innovation since GPS, but it can also lead you down the wrong path if you're not aware of its capabilities and inherent limitations. Here's a look at five different real-world flying scenarios to help you better understand how to properly use it when flying near precipitation and convective weather.
Apple's free iCloud service is something all iPad users should take advantage of. Learn how to enable the service on your device, and how to use it to track down a lost or stolen iPad.
Using a spreadsheet app from Apple called Numbers ($10 in the App Store), you can create a spreadsheet for your aircraft that will allow you to quickly perform a weight and balance before every flight.
It can be a challenge to integrate information like legends and chart supplements into a moving map display, while electronically stitching all the sectionals or IFR en route charts for the entire country. Fortunately ForeFlight still offers these supplements and supporting data, but you need to know where to look.
One of the most under-appreciated features of the iPad is its fantastic battery life. But there are a number of things you can do to improve the performance of your iPad battery and keep it in top working condition.