Advanced iPad Flying webinar coming up this Thursday

Sporty's Pilot Shop will be hosting a free webinar this Thursday, October 18 at 8 PM EDT, covering advanced topics on flying with the iPad & ForeFlight Mobile. Read on to learn more about this presentation and how to sign up.

ADS-B webinar coming up October 2

While ADS-B may be confusing, it’s probably the most important technological change you will have to deal with as a pilot over the next two decades. So it’s worth the effort to learn this new language, and a new webinar aims to help

9 ways to read iPad Pilot News

At iPad Pilot News we're dedicated to helping pilots keep up with the latest in mobile technology, covering new apps, accessories and best practices for flying in a paperless cockpit. Here's a rundown of all the different ways you can read our articles, including dedicated iPad apps and social media options.

Garmin Pilot My-Cast app adds XM Weather support

Last week Garmin released a big update to their popular Pilot My-Cast iPhone/iPad app, and most notably added support for XM Satellite Weather.

New iPad EFB approval program available

Unlike most GA pilots, commercial operators and those flying large turbine multiengine aircraft require FAA approval to use the iPad to replace paper charts. A new service from Sporty's takes care of the approval process for a hassle-free transition.

Fix coming soon for iOS 8.3 GPS bug

In addition to releasing details on the fall release of iOS 9, Apple also informed developers at their annual conference that a fix will be out for the external GPS bug in the upcoming iOS 8.4 update. This should be available by June 30th at the latest.

iPad seminars at AOPA Summit 2013

AOPA Summit 2013 kicks off this week in Ft. Worth, Texas, and includes a number of seminars that will be of interest to iPad pilots. Here's the list.

iOS Update Green Light program: iOS 10.2.1

Apple recently released iOS 10.2.1, which is a minor update for iPhone and iPad. It focuses on bug fixes and security improvements and doesn't appear to include any new features. Check back regularly for the latest guidance on when its ok to update based on the recommandations from these aviation app and accessory developers.

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.

There is no such thing as an “official weather briefing”

Does your favorite iPad app count as a "legal briefing?" It doesn't matter, and here's why.