• Avilution app for Android reborn as DroidEFB

    Avilution app for Android reborn as DroidEFB

    It’s one of the most popular Android apps in aviation, but it has a somewhat colorful past and it’s known by many different names. Now called DroidEFB (a more fitting name, in our opinion), Avilution is back and asking pilots to take another look.

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  • FltPlan Go app adds auto sync feature

    FltPlan Go app adds auto sync feature

    Many professional pilots love the FltPlan.com website for planning and filing flights. A new update syncs these NavLogs to the Go app automatically.

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  • WingX Pro adds trace routing feature

    WingX Pro adds trace routing feature

    WingX Pro released version 8.5 last week adding a collection of new features and performance improvements to the app. Pilots will especially appreciate the new Traca feature, which allows you to plan a trip by drawing a route directly on the map.

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  • Video shows what’s new in the ForeFlight weather imagery

    Video shows what’s new in the ForeFlight weather imagery

    ForeFlight released version 7.1 last week, which significantly enhances the weather imagery section. To help pilots better understand the new weather charts featured in the app we talked with ForeFlight weather scientist Scott Dennstaedt at the AOPA Fly-In over the weekend. Watch the video of the interview here.

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  • iPad apps for turbine pilots

    iPad apps for turbine pilots

    There are a wide variety of iPad apps available designed for pilots flying turbine airplanes, including performance planning, support directories and international trip support. Check them out here in this comprehensive listing.

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  • 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 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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