How to pre-flight your iPad in less than 5 minutes

The iPad has become an essential part of many pilots' flying, whether as a primary reference for digital charts or as a performance calculator. Something that important demands a quick pre-flight check, just like the airplane and the pilot.

Pilot’s Guide to iOS 9

iOS 9 was released earlier this week and brings a nice selection of refinements and new capabilities to your iPhone and iPad. Here we'll cover everything you need to know about it from a pilot's perspective—when to update, how to do it and what's new.

New training programs available for ForeFlight pilots

It's important to take time to fully learn and understand how to use your iPad applications before flying with them in the cockpit. Here's a collection of valuable ForeFlight training resources to help you better learn aviation's top app.

How to configure iPad wireless settings during preflight

It’s important before each flight to properly configure the iPad’s wireless radios, especially when using a Bluetooth or WiFi accessory. Here are our recommended wireless settings for various iPad and accessory combinations.

iPad troubleshooting techniques for pilots

While the iPad has delivered excellent reliability since the day it came out, there are still a few issues that can pop up if you're not careful. Here we'll review potential problems and how to resolve them.

iPad battery test – what really matters?

There are a lot of myths about iPad battery life and how to maximize it. Since battery life is an important thing for pilots, let's separate fact from fiction so you can get the most out of your iPad next time you fly.

Which iPad should I buy?

Choosing an iPad model can at first seem daunting when trying to sort through the various models and options. Here we'll break them down and show you what features and specs are best suited for pilots looking to use it in the cockpit.

Pre-flight your iPad with this helpful checklist

It only takes a minute or two to preflight your iPad, and doing so ensures that it will be ready and fully functional. Here we've assembled a simple checklist for you to follow before each flight.

10 beginner mistakes every iPad pilot makes

The way we move from beginner to expert is by trial and error. Along the way, many of us made some mistakes with the iPad and aviation apps. Here's our list of the 10 most common ones.

What’s the best Android tablet package for pilots?

We sometimes get asked about the best Android package to fly with, and it's a fair question. Unlike Apple, the choices for Android hardware are vast, with dozens of manufacturers offering tablets across a wide range of prices. So, which is the best tablet, app and accessory?