New iPad webinar video from EAA

EAA partnered with iPad Pilot News last week to present a new webinar on flying with the iPad. The latest version of the popular "10 things every iPad pilot should know" runs 90 minutes and covers connected cockpit strategies, iPad flight planning techniques, datalink weather, how to improve runway safety using the iPad, advanced ForeFlight tips, iPad gotchas and much more.
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.

ForeFlight moves beyond DUATS

ForeFlight has gone one step further in its transition away from DUATS services by integrating a new Lockheed Martin route tool for improved flight planning. They're also recommending pilots discontinue using the DUATS weather briefing tool in the app.

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.

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.

Looking to buy an iPad on a budget? Consider the “new” iPad 2

That seemingly ordinary iPad 2 that Apple is selling for $399 has actually been modified internally in ways that, in some cases, can yield better battery life, according to a report.

New iPad webinar coming up this Thursday

Join Bret Koebbe from Sporty's Pilot Shop for a free online webinar Thursday night covering the latest in iPad apps, accessories and tips and tricks. Learn more about the presentation and how to register here.

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.

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 coverage map

New ADS-B stations go live

The new Stratus weather receiver generated a lot of interest at the recent Sun 'n Fun Fly-in in Florida. One of the questions that comes up first is, "when will my area get ADS-B coverage?" The good news is that the FAA is rapidly building out the ADS-B ground network, and 16 ground stations just went live.