Sporty’s Pilot Training app adds new 2020 Courses

Sporty's Pilot Training app for iPhone/iPad, Android and TV just received a major update, adding new test prep features, a powerful document viewer and FAA library, video review notes and new RokuTV and Chromecast support.
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ForeFlight introduces multi-user tools, enhanced map options at NBAA 2019

The annual National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA) show is always packed with news, and that means more than just business jets. ForeFlight kicked off the show with a number of announcements, including new multi-user flight planning tools, enhanced map options, and new airport information. Here's what you need to know.

Flight Schedule Pro releases all new app for flight schools

Flight Schedule Pro is the industry-leading software platform used by flight schools across the U.S. The company recently released a new app that allows students and CFIs to schedule and modify airplane reservations and view all of their flight school's interactive lesson plans in one convenient location.

Pilot’s aviation app directory – 2020 Edition

iPad Pilot News has helped pilots discover over 100 quality aviation apps since the invention of the iPad in 2010. Here we've assembled a basic directory to help you locate and download them in the App Store. This certainly doesn't represent every aviation app ever created, but it highlights some of the most useful and most popular ones.

CloudAhoy version 6 adds new CFI Assistant

We've long considered CloudAhoy to be a hidden gem in the world of aviation apps. While it has a vibrant community of users, we think more pilots would benefit from its data-driven approach to flight training and proficiency. This week the company released a major update, with version 6.0 and a new Pro level subscription hitting the market.

Top 10 apps for student pilots

In addition to displaying digital charts and navigation data in the cockpit, the iPad is also very good for both organization and as a training resource on the ground. Student pilots can take advantage of all these benefits and use the iPad to save time and money during flight training with great apps available from the App Store. Here are our top ten.

ForeFlight expands map functionality in latest update

ForeFlight 11.7 includes a series of small, yet powerful features, that continue to expand the app's capabilities. Here we'll show you how to use the new map interactions, VFR flyway charts, aircraft sharing and international improvements for pilots flying in Europe.

New QuickClear app simplifies U.S. Customs and eAPIS reporting

All pilots flying across the U.S. border in either direction are required to file a passenger manifest to U.S. Customs using eAPIS. There's a new app available from Jeppesen called QuickClear to assist with this procedure.

Sporty’s Pilot Training app adds four new Garmin avionics courses

Sporty’s Pilot Training platform has become the go-to app for mobile aviation training and recently added four new Garmin avionics courses covering the Garmin TXi flight displays, G5000 and Aviation Weather Radar systems.

Garmin Pilot app adds PDC, eAPIS and route optimization

Garmin released their next big update at Oshkosh this week and it's focused on bringing's premium features to the app. This includes Pre-Departure IFR Clearances (PDC), Electronic Advanced Passenger Information Service (U.S. Customs eAPIS) and Optimized Routing functionality.