• AvioFuel updates fuel loading app

    AvioFuel updates fuel loading app

    AvioFuel is designed for turbine pilots to quickly determine how many pounds of fuel can safely be loaded on the airplane for each flight, and converts the amount to gallons per side for easy fuel ordering at the FBO. The app recently received a facelift during the latest update and we’ll cover what’s new here.

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  • 5 Garmin Pilot features you probably aren’t using

    5 Garmin Pilot features you probably aren’t using

    Like all electronic flight bag apps, Garmin Pilot has a lot of powerful features built in. But if you haven’t spent the time to tap every button and try every menu, you probably haven’t had a chance to use them all yet. Here are 5 lesser known features to check out the next time you use the Garmin Pilot app.

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  • ForeFlight 7 delivers big update

    ForeFlight 7 delivers big update

    ForeFlight released a big update this week, adding an upgraded Procedure Advisor tool for IFR pilots, a new Delta Download feature to reduce chart download times, a Chart Touch legend feature, support for the Apple Watch and a new online web-based flight planning tool.

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  • Apple Watch apps for pilots

    Apple Watch apps for pilots

    The Apple Watch started shipping over the weekend and there already thousands of apps that support the new device. Here’s a rundown of several aviation apps you’ll want to check out if you were able to get your hands on one.

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  • ForeFlight shows off new online flight planner

    ForeFlight shows off new online flight planner

    ForeFlight is known for producing aviation’s top app for iPad and iPhone, so the company is often considered to be exclusively focused on iOS software. At the 2015 Sun ‘n Fun Fly-in, they proved that to be an incomplete picture, with the introduction of ForeFlight Web, a powerful online flight planning tool.

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  • WingX Pro available for Android

    WingX Pro available for Android

    WingX Pro announced today that it will soon be supporting a version for the Android operating system, allowing pilots to use the popular flight planning and navigation app on a wide-range of additional phones and tablets.

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  • New Video: Behind the scenes with ForeFlight Synthetic Vision

    New Video: Behind the scenes with ForeFlight Synthetic Vision

    ForeFlight recently published a behind the scenes video on their new Synthetic Vision feature that provides some insight on how this feature was created. The video features an interview with Malcolm Toon, ForeFlight’s lead developer for Synthetic Vision, to describe the development process and technical challenges faced along the way.

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  • ForeFlight improves taxi charts with latest update

    ForeFlight improves taxi charts with latest update

    The latest update to ForeFlight adds 3 helpful new features: over 1600 new custom airport diagrams, FBO locations on taxiway diagrams and a new setting for large airplane operators to configure when the ownship is displayed on moving maps.

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  • iPad navigation app buyer’s guide

    iPad navigation app buyer’s guide

    The landscape for full-featured EFB apps continues to evolve rapidly as developers push the limits of the iPad’s capability with exciting new features. This chart represents the latest comparison of the most popular EFB apps available today.

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  • 5 lesser-known aviation apps to consider

    5 lesser-known aviation apps to consider

    So much of the news and excitement about aviation apps these days focuses on the big, all-in-one apps: ForeFlight, Garmin Pilot and WingX. We polled a group of pilots about some other apps they use regularly and came up with five interesting ones that don’t make a lot of headlines.

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