Aviation W&B Calculator – weight and balance calculations made easy

There are many ways to calculate airplane weight and balance with an an iPad, but the best method we've found yet is with the Aviation WB Calculator app. Learn all about the app in this week's app review.

Video of ForeFlight seminar now available

ForeFlight recently hosted a seminar at Sporty's 2012 Fly-in, where company co-founders Jason Miller and Tyson Weihs updated pilots on the latest company news and shared some pro tips. Now you can watch a recording of this 50-minute seminar, including the slides.
Fltplan.com route edit

FltPlan.com app update adds route editing, multi-tasking

FltPlan.com is a popular website for flight planning and weather briefings, especially among professional pilots. They have offered a free iPhone/iPad app companion for some time, but initially it was a fairly limited app that simply allowed pilots to download their FltPlan.com nav logs to their iPad. Recent updates have made it a more complete and powerful app.

Apple releases iOS 5.1.1 update for iPad

Apple recently released a free software update for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch containing improvements and bug fixes. Read on to learn how to update your device to the latest version.

Brush up on your weather flying skills with Richard L. Collins’ Advanced WX Flying...

Aviation weather expert Richard L. Collins has turned his classic video Advanced Weather Flying video series into exciting iPad apps. Each app contains nearly 2 hours of expert weather instruction shot in and around airplanes, and goes beyond the basics to teach how to apply weather theory to real-world situations.
Garmin Pilot Android app

Garmin Pilot Android – finally a real Android app for pilots

Android users have been clamoring for a full-featured aviation app to match some of the impressive products available on iPad and iPhone. It's finally here, with the launch of Garmin Pilot. We take it for a spin.

Bad Elf GPS releases update to iPad app, adds new features

Bad Elf, the company who makes the popular external GPS accessory for iPad, recently released an update to their supplemental GPS app adding several new features - read the details here.
WingX Pro7 version 6.4

WingX update adds ADS-B traffic and obstacles

Hilton Software, maker of the popular WingX Pro7 app, recently announced that version 6.4 is now available in the App Store. This upgrade adds a number of features, including ADS-B traffic and obstacles on...

Top 10 iPad apps for student pilots

The iPad is a great tool for pilots of all skill levels, from airline captains to student pilots. Read on to see our ten favorite apps for student pilots, providing tools for flight training, organization, navigation and digital charts.
LogTen Pro

LogTen Pro app review

One of the first truly stand-alone logbook apps for iPad was LogTen Pro, and the app has continued to improve over the years. The latest version, LogTen Pro Universal, is the best yet, and works on iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. We take it for a spin.
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