ForeFlight 7.4 adds new briefing tool, track log improvements

One of the reasons electronic flight bag apps have become so popular is that they eliminate common pain points for pilots. ForeFlight's latest update, version 7.4, continues this trend with a whole new approach to weather briefings.

Top 8 weather apps for pilots

Checking the weather before a flight has always been one of the most popular uses for the iPad. But which app to use? We offer 8 good ones.

Garmin Pilot goes global with version 6.2

We've written before about the great strides Garmin has made with its Pilot app, but this has always been limited (like most major apps) to US pilots. That is changing with version 6.2 of Garmin Pilot - the app now provides worldwide flight planning, weather and navigation features.

Heading to Sun ‘n Fun this week? There’s an app for that

The free Sun 'n Fun app for iPhone, iPad, Android & Kindle Fire provides all the information needed to travel to and navigate this exciting aviation show in Lakeland, FL. Includes maps, schedules, fly-in NOTAM, exhibitor lists and more.

Aerovie adds intelligent flight planning tool

The Aerovie reports app continues to pack in new features in 2016, and the latest update adds a new intelligent flight planning tool to help pick fuel stops and alternate airports when the weather is low.

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.

New FAR/AIM app available from Sporty’s

Sporty's new FAR/AIM app contains all the applicable Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) and content from the Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) for easy study and review.

ForeFlight adds Caribbean and Mexico charts

ForeFlight released its twentieth update of the year today with version 5.5. This adds IFR charts for the Caribbean and Mexico, oceanic planning charts and an enhanced document syncing feature.

Station Weather app brings graphical weather to iPhone, iPad and Watch

StationWeather provides pilots with a quick method to view a nice graphical display of METARs and TAFs, without the hassle of digging them out of your full-featured aviation EFB app.

ForeFlight 5.2 adds Canadian, Helicopter charts

The latest version of ForeFlight Mobile adds some major new charting capabilities and should open up the app to more widespread adoption. There are also some upgrades for current users, so let's review what's new.

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