New Video: Behind the scenes with ForeFlight Synthetic Vision

ForeFlight recently published a behind the scenes video on their new Synthetic Vision feature that provides some insight on how this feature was created. The video features an interview with Malcolm Toon, ForeFlight's lead developer for Synthetic Vision, to describe the development process and technical challenges faced along the way.

Quick guide to iPad forums at Sun ‘n Fun 2015

The flying season's unofficial kick-off is next week, as the gates open for the 2016 edition of the Sun 'n Fun Fly-in. Here are a few of the most popular iPad sessions to consider.

Issues with iOS 8.3 update and external GPS receivers

The iOS 8.3 software update from Apple last week disables the location services provided by several Bluetooth GPS receivers. For now we strongly recommend holding off on updating the iOS software on your iPhone or iPad until Apple issues another update.

ForeFlight improves taxi charts with latest update

The latest update to ForeFlight adds 3 helpful new features: over 1600 new custom airport diagrams, FBO locations on taxiway diagrams and a new setting for large airplane operators to configure when the ownship is displayed on moving maps.

New Stratus ESG ADS-B Out transponder

Appareo, the developer behind the popular Stratus 2 ADS-B receiver, released more details today on their new Stratus ESG 1090ES transponder. This affordable device includes a WAAS GPS, is designed to be simple to install, and connects directly to the Stratus 2 portable receiver for an improved user experience in the cockpit.

How to lock the iPad chart screen in flight

There are several ways to lock your iPad's screen in flight, including physical controls on your iPad and settings within each app. Here we'll show you all the different ways to do it.

10 beginner mistakes every iPad pilot makes

The way we move from beginner to expert is by trial and error. Along the way, many of us made some mistakes with the iPad and aviation apps. Here's our list of the 10 most common ones.

What’s the best Android tablet package for pilots?

We sometimes get asked about the best Android package to fly with, and it's a fair question. Unlike Apple, the choices for Android hardware are vast, with dozens of manufacturers offering tablets across a wide range of prices. So, which is the best tablet, app and accessory?

Reviewing the iPad kneeboard options

In this article, we'll review some of the most popular iPad kneeboard options, so you can make an informed decision if you're not a mount person. There are more options than ever, and most of them are quite good.

iPad navigation app buyer’s guide

The landscape for full-featured EFB apps continues to evolve rapidly as developers push the limits of the iPad's capability with exciting new features. This chart represents the latest comparison of the most popular EFB apps available today.