New ICAO flight plan requirement starts this month – here’s how to comply

There's a lot of confusion surrounding the ICAO flight plan form and the FAA's move to stop accepting the FAA/domestic form. Here we'll break it down in plain English and help you make the transition to filing ICAO flight plans from your favorite app on your iPad.

Check it out: a dual iPad instrument panel

It was only a matter of time until the iPad found its way into an experimental airplane as the primary display for flight instruments, engine instruments and moving map. iPad Pilot News reader, pilot and aircraft builder Chris Brammer recently completed his Zenith CH750 STOL and equipped the instrument panel with 2 iPads front and center.

New app emulates Aspen Avionics flight displays

The Aspen EFD1000 electronic primary flight display (PFD) is one of the most popular flight instrument upgrades for GA aircraft. A new training app for iPad emulates this device, allowing you to interact with the buttons, controls and screen to better learn the system from the comfort of your home or office.

Top 10 articles of 2016 at iPad Pilot News

We published over 150 articles, videos and quizzes on iPad Pilot News this year. Here you'll find the top 10 most popular articles over the course of the year; all of them are still worth reading.

iPad essential tip: how to search your iPad for apps

The Spotlight Search is very simple and powerful tool on your iPad. Learn how you can quickly find and launch apps with it in this week's tip.
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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.

Video tip: 5 real-world ADS-B weather scenarios

Being able to receive ADS-B radar imagery on your iPad may seem like the best innovation since GPS, but it can also lead you down the wrong path if you're not aware of its capabilities and inherent limitations. Here's a look at five different real-world flying scenarios to help you better understand how to properly use it when flying near precipitation and convective weather.

Top 10 iPad pilot gifts

Whether you're a pilot shopping for another aviation enthusiast or you're a non-pilot desperately trying to figure out what to buy the (slightly weird?) aviator on your list, iPad apps and accessories are a good bet. Here's our list of the top 10 things any iPad pilot would like this Christmas.
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Drone Study Buddy app helps prepare for the Remote Pilot test

Drone Study Buddy is a new app that includes both study resources and interactive practice tests, with questions, answers and detailed explanations written by Sporty’s team of flight instructors.

New ForeFlight video tips: Customizing the map, logbook and procedure advisor

We continue our ForeFlight video tip series this week with 3 new topics from Sporty's Flying with ForeFlight training course. These are designed to help pilots get the most out of ForeFlight and stay proficient with aviation's leading app.