Like most of the software world, flight simulators have been moving towards the iPad, although perhaps a little slower than other segments. With the recent release of X-Plane 10 for the iPad and iPhone, though, a full-featured flight simulator is finally here.
After the iPad was released in 2010, pilots quickly realized that the tablet was far more useful with an accurate position source. Initially there were very few options for pilots, but the market has rapidly expanded and there are more choices than ever. How do you pick the right one?
There have never been more options for pilots looking to add an iPad to the cockpit: 22 different models are available from Apple, a truly confusing mix. Which one is the right choice for pilots? Are there certain models to avoid? Here are our recommendations.