Two new iPad apps allow you to use the iPad as a dedicated instrument panel in FSX and X-Plane, freeing up valuable space for outside views on your primary computer monitor.
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.
The Garmin Pilot app took a big leap forward this week, adding Jeppesen terminal chart support and a set of new wireless features that work exclusively with the new Flight Stream 510 MultiMedia card.
There are a lot of flight tracking apps and websites currently available to help you keep tabs on airline and general aviation flights. An app called FlightRadar24 takes this concept further by incorporating a worldwide ADS-B traffic feed to provide real-time flight position data and some unique viewing options.
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.
There are thousands of weather apps for the general public, from free to quite expensive. These are great for deciding whether you need a jacket tomorrow, but when it comes to aviation weather--looking at thunderstorms, ice, turbulence, visibility and so much more--these apps just aren't enough. So we'll focus on apps that offer more for pilots, both free and paid.
The number of aviation apps seems to expand daily, with thousands of options for flight training, weather briefings, games and so much more. With that in mind, compiling a list of the top apps may seem foolish, but we're going to try - after all, a brand new iPad pilot needs to start somewhere. The list below isn't necessarily our 20 favorite apps, but rather the ones we see in use most often, and are worth considering for any pilot's tablet.