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Read top aviation news in Apple’s News app

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.

ForeFlight traffic tips – how to get the most out of ADS-B traffic

In previous articles, we've covered the theory behind ADS-B traffic and how it works. Here, we'll offer seven practical tips for actually using the service in ForeFlight, including some advanced settings to consider.

New ForeFlight video tips

To help pilots get the most of ForeFlight and learn how to use the latest features, Sporty’s offers a complete ForeFlight training course. Here are a few essential video tips, pulled from the Flying with ForeFlight course.

New Garmin VIRB camera app available

Garmin recently released a new version of the Garmin VIRB app that adds a wide variety of new features for those flying with the new Garmin VIRB XE camera. We'll take a look at them here and show you what's new.

Tips for flying with the iPad at night

Using the iPad at night brings some additional benefits to your flying, but also can introduce new challenges. Here we'll cover a series of tips to help you maximize your experience when flying with the iPad at night.

iPad Frequently Asked Questions

The most common questions about the iPad, from basics like the difference between WiFi and LTE models to advanced user tips. Add your own questions too.

How to maximize iPad battery life – tips for better performance

One of the most under-appreciated features of the iPad is its fantastic battery life. But there are a number of things you can do to improve the performance of your iPad battery and keep it in top working condition.

Which ADS-B receiver should I buy?

A common question we get at iPad Pilot News lately: "which ADS-B receiver should I buy?" With all the options (over a dozen at last count), it's easy to get confused. Here, we'll try to offer a practical guide to choosing the right ADS-B receiver. We will focus on the most popular models.

An in-depth look at the new Garmin Pilot Logbook

Garmin recently added a new logbook feature to the Garmin Pilot app that automatically logs all your flights. We'll dive into all the features here and show you how to use it track things like night landing currency, flight reviews and view detailed reports of your flight history.