One of the reasons electronic flight bag apps have become so popular is that they eliminate common pain points for pilots. ForeFlight's latest update, version 7.4, continues this trend with a whole new approach to weather briefings.
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.
There are a lot of flight tracking apps and websites currently available to help you keep tabs on airline and general aviation flights. An app called FlightRadar24 takes this concept further by incorporating a worldwide ADS-B traffic feed to provide real-time flight position data and some unique viewing options.
It can be a challenge to integrate information like legends and chart supplements into a moving map display, while electronically stitching all the sectionals or IFR en route charts for the entire country. Fortunately ForeFlight still offers these supplements and supporting data, but you need to know where to look.
There are a wealth of tools available in all the major aviation apps to help with preflight planning. Here will look at a series of tips to help you take advantage of specific flight planning features that can help reduce fuel costs on your next flight.
Apple included a new app as part of the iOS 9 update last month that collects all the articles on topics you're interested in and organizes them in one place for easy reading. Here we'll show you how to use the app as your primary aviation news feed.