Sporty’s brings the first flight training app to AppleTV

Earlier this week we got our hands on Sporty's new Learn to Fly Course app for AppleTV, which is available now in the AppleTV app store. This allows you to watch the HD video content from the comfort of your home on the big screen as you progress towards your Private, Sport or Recreational pilot certificate.

New updates available for FltPlan Go, WingX Pro and FlyQ apps

We're starting to see an uptick in update activity from just about every aviation app developer as we near the start of the spring flying season and the winter weather begins to break. Here's what's new in WingX Pro, FltPlan Go and FlyQ.

Cloudahoy 5.0 brings new technology to flight debriefing

CloudAhoy has found a lot of fans among general aviation pilots because of its powerful flight logging and debriefing tools. The new version 5.0 expands its usefulness by bringing new technology to its flight analysis features and offering the ability to display your international track logs on worldwide charts.
Sporty's Learn to Fly app

Sporty’s launches 2017 Learn to Fly app

Sporty's has offered flight training courses specifically made for the iPhone and iPad since 2012, combining video segments and written test prep features. While the Learn to Fly App has seen a number of updates over the years, 2017 has brought the most significant update in some time. Here are some of the highlights.

iPad navigation app buyer’s guide

The landscape for full-featured EFB apps continues to evolve rapidly as developers push the limits of the iPad's capability with exciting new features. This chart represents the latest comparison of the most popular EFB apps available today.
iPad in hands

Top 10 apps for student pilots

In addition to displaying digital charts and navigation data in the cockpit, the iPad is also very good for both organization and as a training resource on the ground. Student pilots can take advantage of all these benefits and use the iPad to save time and money during flight training with great apps available from the App Store. Here are our top ten.

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.
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.

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.
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