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.

How to use the new chart, logbook and weather features in ForeFlight 8.3

ForeFlight released their first big update for 2017, adding new preflight weather features, chart color inversion for en route charts and approach plates, logbook enhancements and a few new in-flight utilities.
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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.

Garmin Pilot adds new fuel planning and connectivity features

Garmin released the first big update for 2017 to their Pilot app this week, adding a variety of features designed to improve safety, connectivity and convenience when flying with the app. By utilizing their expertise in panel-mount avionics development and integrating closely with Garmin hardware accessories, the app continues to introduce functionality not available in any other EFB app.

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.

New app emulates Aspen Avionics flight displays

The Aspen EFD1000 electronic primary flight display (PFD) is one of the most popular flight instrument upgrades for GA aircraft. A new training app for iPad emulates this device, allowing you to interact with the buttons, controls and screen to better learn the system from the comfort of your home or office.
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Drone Study Buddy app helps prepare for the Remote Pilot test

Drone Study Buddy is a new app that includes both study resources and interactive practice tests, with questions, answers and detailed explanations written by Sporty’s team of flight instructors.

Airfoil app brings pilots together

Pilots naturally gravitate towards a sense of community at the airport, which allows us to share a common passion for aviation and learn a few things along the way. A new app call Airfoil was recently released that aims to bring this community experience to your iPhone and iPad with online discussions, aircraft listings, events and more.

Dust off your iPad’s podcast app and learn something new

There's a good chance you have a very useful app currently installed on your iPhone or iPad that you didn't know existed, which delivers new aviation content daily to your devices. Here we'll show what it can do and how to take advantage of it as a pilot.
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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.
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