iPad seminars at AirVenture Oshkosh 2014

iPad seminars have become a fixture at EAA's annual Oshkosh fly-in, with dozens of presenters covering topics from the basics to advanced app features and the latest iPad accessories. The 2014 edition of AirVenture is no different, with almost too many iPad seminars to count.
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9 trends in aviation apps and accessories

As 2016 winds down, we're taking a look back at the busy year in tablets, phones, watches, apps and accessories. There were dozens of interesting stories this year, plenty of hype and a few surprises. With the benefit of hindsight, it's clear that there are some trends worth tracking.

Air Force buying up to 18,000 iPads

While you might think the military would be pretty skeptical of consumer technology like the iPad, the reverse is actually true. The US Air Force has just awarded a contract to buy up to 18,000 iPads for use by their pilots worldwide.

Top iPad stories from Sun ‘n Fun 2013

The 2013 edition of the Sun 'n Fun Fly-in is now in the books, and as usual there were plenty of new product announcements. No part of the show was hotter than iPad apps and accessories, so let's review some of the major stories at the show.

Sun ‘n Fun iPad presentations now available

The iPad was again a hot topic at Sun 'n Fun this past week and the subject of many seminars and forums. You can view the detailed slides from several of the presentations here.

Sporty’s to present 3 iPad Seminars at Oshkosh

Sporty’s will once again be hosting a series of seminars at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012, the world’s largest airshow. Experts from Sporty’s staff will share tips and advice on popular iPad topics.

New iPad Air: first impressions and mounting options

The new iPad Air is Apple's next-generation iPad, and features a smaller footprint, lighter weight and speedier processor. Here are our first impressions and a few suggestions on how to mount it in the airplane.

New ADS-B transponders from Garmin include iPad option

Many pilots may be wondering how there can possibly be another ADS-B product, what with a slew of options from Garmin, L-3, Aspen, Appareo and Freeflight. Isn't the market full? It's certainly crowded, but Garmin's introduction this week of a new series of 1090 MHz ADS-B Out transponders is noteworthy for a few reasons.

Apple announces iPad Mini & iPad 4

Apple today released the new iPad Mini, offering many of the same features as the iPad 2 with a smaller size and lower price. Learn all about the slim new device and how it will benefit pilots.

AOPA exits the EFB market

AOPA announced last week that they are exiting EFB market, and will instead offer a new free app focused on member needs next year.