10 tips to increase your runway awareness with ForeFlight

ForeFlight includes many features to help navigate large airports both during approach and on the ground to make sure you don't end up on the wrong taxiway or runway. We'll show how to take advantage of them here with these 10 helpful tips.

New app helps you locate airport courtesy cars

When planning a trip to a city that you haven't flown into before there are several variables to consider when choosing both the airport and FBO. A new app helps you identify which ones have courtesy cars available when needed.

iPad Pilots: it’s time to update your digital charts

Get out your iPad and connect to WiFi - it's time to update your digital charts. The new cycle starts January 8 and will be valid for 28 - 56 days depending on chart type.

How to use ForeFlight with Microsoft Flight Sim and X-Plane

Have you recently upgraded to the latest version of ForeFlight with Synthetic Vision or WingX Pro and can't wait to fly with the new features? Here we'll show you how to fly with these apps at home using desktop flight simulator programs.

ForeFlight introduces Synthetic Vision, new forecast tool

Synthetic vision, the 3D display of terrain and obstacles, has been a must-have feature for pilots of glass cockpit airplanes since it was first introduced a few years ago. That technology has been migrating to iPad apps as well, and now ForeFlight has joined the movement with version 6.6.

How to use the Search Box in ForeFlight Mobile

The ForeFlight Mobile search feature is a powerful tool that can save you a lot of time during preflight planning and while flying with the app. Learn how to take advantage of it to quickly find airports and plan flights in this week's tip.

Top 10 articles of 2014

From synthetic vision apps to powerful ADS-B receivers, there were more tips and news stories to keep up with than ever in 2014. Out of the 158 articles we published over the last 12 months, these were the 10 most popular.

Reader poll – iPhone 6 Plus

We want to know what you think. Is the iPhone 6 Plus an attractive option for pilots? Or is the iPad still the way to go? Vote in our latest reader poll.

X-Plane flight simulator comes to iPad

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.

iPad troubleshooting techniques for pilots

While the iPad has delivered excellent reliability since the day it came out, there are still a few issues that can pop up if you're not careful. Here we'll review potential problems and how to resolve them.