In-flight weather on ForeFlight

ForeFlight update adds Stratus support

ForeFlight recently released version 4.5, a substantial update for the app that enables ADS-B weather and adds other features. The update is free, and available in the iTunes App Store. Let's take a look at the new features.

Sporty’s brings full E6B functionality to Apple Watch

Sporty's has been in the E6B flight computer business since the company started in the early 1960s. Today the newest version of Sporty's E6B is now available, extending the full functionality of the mobile app version to the Apple Watch.

ForeFlight tries to eliminate the “wall-of-text weather briefing”

ForeFlight version 6.5 has two new features that aim to make preflight briefings easier to use and more valuable. It also includes iPhone 6 updates and a Stratus 2 security upgrade.

More new iOS 8 widgets

Widgets were one of the more useful features to come out of the iOS 8 software update a few months back. Here we'll look at some of the new ones now available for your iPad and iPhone.

Practice your landing skills with Rockwell Collins’ free simulator iPad app

Have some fun and learn how to fly Category III ILS approaches with Rockwell Collins' new HGS Flight app, a free approach and landing simulator for iPad.
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.

Get current with new Flight Review app

Sporty's recently re-released their popular Flight Review app with over 2 hours of all new HD video content, including new training on ADS-B, EFB/iPad use in the cockpit, angle of attack indicators, night flying and emergency procedures.

Browse aviation photos with the Airliners.net app

Pilots around the world know the best place to go to see high quality aviation photography is Airliners.net. Now you can browse this massive collection directly on your iPad or iPhone with their free app.

Hands on with the FAA’s new B4UFLY drone app

Last May, the FAA released a beta version of B4UFLY, a free app which promised drone pilots a fast and easy way to stay legal. After a lengthy testing period, the app was released today for all users. We tested it out and found a lot to like.

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.