X-Plane flight simulator comes to iPad

Like most of the software world, flight simulators have been moving towards the iPad, although perhaps a little slower than other segments. With the recent release of X-Plane 10 for the iPad and iPhone, though, a full-featured flight simulator is finally here.
MyRadar app with aviation features

MyRadar update adds aviation features

MyRadar has been one of our favorite free radar apps for a long time. There's nothing fancy here, but it works and is easy to use. Recent upgrades have made this an even better app, with new features just for pilots.

Avidyne releases free GPS training app

Avidyne recently released a new training simulator app for its upcoming IFD540 GPS/NAV/COM aircraft panel-mount receiver. We'll highlight the features and show you what the app has to offer here.

WingX Pro adds new features with version 8.0

The first major update to WingX Pro for 2014 brings some useful new IFR routing functions and support for the Pebble Smartwatch. Here's a quick review of what all is new.

Garmin Pilot adds track up, new maps

Just in time for Sun 'n Fun, Garmin has released version 5.0 of their Garmin Pilot app for iPad and iPhone. The latest version of the popular app is a fairly significant update that adds a number of new features, and it continues the arms race among the major app developers.

Garmin Pilot Android app updated with new features

Garmin is one of the few app developers to offer a fully functional aviation weather/chart/navigation app for both iPad and Android tablets. Read on to learn about the new features recently added to the Garmin Pilot app for Android.

Jeppesen offers lower-cost app subscriptions

Jeppesen charts have traditionally been used by airline and corporate pilots flying both in the US and around the globe. In an effort to better-appeal to general aviation pilots, Jepp recently announced lower pricing on US subscriptions for the Mobile FD app.

ForeFlight 4.8 hits the App Store

ForeFlight released its first update of the year today, and the company promises this is "one of many that will make this year the best ever for ForeFlight customers!" Learn about version 4.8 here.

Sporty’s Offers Free App for Women in Aviation Conference Attendees

Sporty’s now offers a free app for the 2012 International Women in Aviation Conference to be held in Dallas, Texas, from March 8-10, 2012. Get instant access to show schedules, seminars, travel information and exhibitors on your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.
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.
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