New features added to WingX Pro 7

Hilton Software released an update to WingX Pro7 today, adding new features and improvements to this feature-packed aviation iPad app.

Display flight instruments on your iPad with X-Plane or Flight Sim X

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.

Fltplan.com introduces iPhone app

The free FltPlan Go app, popular for flight planning and airport information, is now available for iPhone. Find out what you can do with this new app.

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.
Radio Navigation Simulator US

Radio Navigation Simulator app comes to US

For years we've used the Radio Navigation Simulator app to teach new students the fundamentals of radio navigation, and to brush up on the finer points. A new update makes this app a lot more useful for US pilots.

Garmin Pilot app adds Jepp charts and new wireless capabilities

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.

FlightRadar24: The ultimate airline flight tracking app

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.

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.
RadarScope app

7 best weather apps for pilots

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.

Top 20 apps for pilots

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.