Stratus ESG transponder certified

The latest entrant into the crowded market is Appareo, a leader in the ADS-B In world with their line of Stratus portable receivers, who is now trying to make the transition to panel-mount products. Their first solution is Stratus ESG, an all-in-one product that combines WAAS GPS, transponder and ADS-B Out. It was introduced last year at the Aircraft Electronics Association show and has now been certified.

Fun iPad flying: bush pilot simulator

Looking for a fun aviation app to feed your aviation fix over the holiday weekend? We suggest checking out this realistic iPad flight simulator, which allows you to fly one of 21 exciting airplanes in a variety of wilderness environments.

New iPad accessory update

New tablets mean new accessories, as companies like RAM and MyGoFlight follow up Apple's announcements a few months later with their own new product introductions. A slew of new accessories hit the market recently, so here we'll review what's new.

Do ADS-B receivers work internationally? A pilot report

Unquestionably the hottest iPad accessory over the past four years has been the ADS-B receiver. While US pilots have enjoyed these benefits for years, many pilots in Canada, Europe and elsewhere are wondering whether this technology works in other countries.

Use iCloud to locate a lost or stolen iPad

Apple includes a free service that allows you to track down a lost iPhone or iPad. Here we'll show you how it works and how to set it up a free account to use this feature.

Quiz: Are you a ForeFlight pro?

ForeFlight is incredibly capable app for pilots, but do you know how to use all the features? This interactive quiz will test your ForeFlight knowledge and teach you a few things along the way.

Garmin Pilot app adds support for D2 Bravo watches

The latest update to the Garmin Pilot app adds some useful new features to the app, including automatic night mode, PIREP filtering on the maps page and the ability to transfer flight plans between the D2 Bravo smartwatch and the Garmin Pilot app.
Three iPad screen sizes

What’s the best iPad for pilots?

Considering your first iPad or upgrading your old one? There are a lot of options. In this article, we'll walk you through all the options, then offer our choice for the best overall aviation tablet.

Sporty’s flight training apps updated to support new ACS

The new Airman Certification Standards (ACS) were introduced today, replacing the familiar PTS. To stay in step with this change, Sporty's released an update this week to their popular Learn to Fly and Instrument Rating apps for iPad and iPhone. Here's what's new.

Honeywell releases instrument approach preview app

A new app from Honeywell Aerospace provides a unique way to research and brief instrument approaches by allowing you to visualize procedures in a 3D environment right on your iPad.