ForeFlight training course app updated for version 8

ForeFlight released the much-anticipated version 8 this week, which among other things enables a new dynamic, data-driven aeronautical map layer for pilots. To coincide with this release Sporty's also updated their ForeFlight training course app with new video training segments showing how to use all the new features added to the app over the past 12 months.

Aviation W&B Calculator – weight and balance calculations made easy

There are many ways to calculate airplane weight and balance with an an iPad, but the best method we've found yet is with the Aviation WB Calculator app. Learn all about the app in this week's app review.

New Garmin VIRB camera app available

Garmin recently released a new version of the Garmin VIRB app that adds a wide variety of new features for those flying with the new Garmin VIRB XE camera. We'll take a look at them here and show you what's new.
WingX track up view

WingX update brings track up navigation

WingX Pro7 is a popular app for pilots, and Hilton Software (the app's developer) is often first to include new features. Version 6.5 of the app has recently been released, and it brings some nice enhancements to the moving map page.

Get ready for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh with free app

With the free AirVenture Oshkosh app for iPhone, iPad and Android, you'll have convenient access to all the information needed to get you ready to enjoy the world’s greatest aviation celebration at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

New NFlight app integrates with ForeFlight

NFlight Technologies has become the leading supplier of aviation video accessories, with a variety of solutions for the GoPro and Garmin VIRB cameras, but also for the iPhone. At Sun 'n Fun this year, the company unveiled some new products and a new app that just might make the iPhone a legitimate contender for the best cockpit video camera.

Aerovie update shows how Apple Watch is slowly becoming useful for pilots

With the release of watchOS3, Apple's latest operating system for the watch, performance has improved dramatically. Perhaps more importantly, app developers are giving the Apple Watch a second look, enhancing their watch apps with new features that are actually helpful. The latest example is Aerovie, maker of a popular Electronic Flight Bag app.

CloudAhoy adds Stratus 2 and 2S AHRS support

CloudAhoy now allows pilots flying with Stratus 2 and 2S ADS-B receivers to export AHRS pitch and roll data into the app for a more realistic post-flight debrief. We'll show you how it works here.

Free 2013 SUN ‘n FUN app now available for iPhone, iPad and Android

Sporty’s, in partnership with SUN 'n FUN, has created a mobile app for the 2013 show, which is now available for both Apple and Android devices.
TurboScan app

Turn your iPhone into a portable scanner

An under-appreciated feature for pilots is document storage and organization. But one issue is that you first have to get your paper documents into a digital format. This can be a difficult process in some cases, so we were excited to find TurboScan, a handy app that lets you scan almost anything using your iPhone and turn it into a PDF.