The year in review: apps

This is the first in a series of articles where we'll review the year that was in the iPad aviation world, then make some predictions about what to expect in 2013. Today's topic is apps: the new ones that appeared in 2012, the updates to the existing ones and the state of the market.

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.
Garmin GTN trainer app

Garmin releases GTN training app

Now you can use your iPad to learn everything there is to know about the GTN 650 and 750, with the recently-released GTN Trainer app. This interactive app lets you practice all the features of the real units, including loading flight plans, customizing the map page and viewing approach charts.
Flying with the iPad ebook

Flying with the iPad eBook now available

A new eBook is now available from the editors of iPad Pilot News. Flying with the iPad contains a comprehensive collection of articles to help both new and seasoned iPad pilots make the most of the iPad in the cockpit.

Three iPad seminars this weekend at Sporty’s Fly-in

The annual Sporty's Pilot Shop Fly-in is this Saturday, May 17, at the Clermont County Airport (I69). Three seminars will cover the iPad, from Sporty's, Garmin and ForeFlight.

Sporty’s Offers Free App for Women in Aviation Conference Attendees

Sporty’s now offers a free app for the 2012 International Women in Aviation Conference to be held in Dallas, Texas, from March 8-10, 2012. Get instant access to show schedules, seminars, travel information and exhibitors on your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

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.

Plenty of iPad seminars at Airventure 2013

If there were any doubt about the iPad's popularity among pilots, a look at the forum schedule for EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2013 should make it clear. EAA's list shows over 30 seminars on iPad apps, accessories and tips. Here are some highlights

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.
Logbook Pro for Kindle Fire

Logbook Pro now on Kindle Fire

A lot of pilots are curious about Amazon's new Kindle Fire--the combination eReader and tablet that runs on a customized version of Android. Logbook Pro is one of the first aviation apps we've seen for the Fire.