Garmin wireless cockpit extended to ForeFlight and Jeppesen apps

The Garmin Connext wireless cockpit system is now compatible with ForeFlight and Jeppesen apps, allowing them to receive GPS and ADS-B weather and traffic information from compatible panel-mount Garmin avionics.

iPad seminars at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

For a pilot looking to get started with the iPad, or for an old pro interested in learning a few tips, there is no better place to be than Oshkosh. There are dozens of forums covering apps, tablet accessories and much more. Here are some highlights.

2015 AirVenture Oshkosh app available

The official 2015 EAA AirVenture Oshkosh show app is now available for iPhone and iPad, and includes an exciting interactive GPS map and enhanced notification features to help you get the most out of your visit to AirVenture.

ForeFlight 7.2 improves notifications, new winds forecasts and more

Just ahead of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, ForeFlight released version 7.2, the app's fifth major update of 2015. This release includes some enhancements to their Sync and Flight Notifications products, an update to the Apple Watch version of the app, and support for the new Stratus 1S and 2S ADS-B receivers.

iPad battery test – what really matters?

There are a lot of myths about iPad battery life and how to maximize it. Since battery life is an important thing for pilots, let's separate fact from fiction so you can get the most out of your iPad next time you fly.

New Stratus ADS-B receivers unveiled

The team of Appareo, ForeFlight and Sporty's announced a new family of Stratus ADS-B receivers this week - the models 1S and 2S. Here's what's new.

Sporty’s E6B app now available for Apple Watch

Sporty's has been in the E6B flight computer business since the company started in the early 1960s. Today the newest version of Sporty's E6B is now available, extending the mobile app version beyond the iPhone and iPad version to the Apple Watch.

iOS 8.4 now available, fixes external GPS bug

As expected, Apple released the iOS 8.4 update today for iPhone and iPad. While most of the buzz centers around the new Apple Music service instroduced in this update, pilots will be happy to hear that it also fixes the iOS 8.3 bug that prevented the use of many external GPS receivers with the iPad.

Avilution app for Android reborn as DroidEFB

It’s one of the most popular Android apps in aviation, but it has a somewhat colorful past and it’s known by many different names. Now called DroidEFB (a more fitting name, in our opinion), Avilution is back and asking pilots to take another look.

FltPlan Go app adds auto sync feature

Many professional pilots love the FltPlan.com website for planning and filing flights. A new update syncs these NavLogs to the Go app automatically.