With features like traffic, flight data recording and synthetic vision, ADS-B receivers are more like all-in-one iPad sensor packages these days. Here's a look at how we might fly a typical flight with an ADS-B receiver to take advantage of all its safety features.
Aviation Tutorials has been creating pilot training courses for years, originally on CD-ROM and now as dedicated iPad apps. The company recently released an all-new training app, called Navigation and Advanced Avionics. Here's a preview.
The iPad's software settings allows you to customize which apps can use your location to improve the user experience. While this is essential for moving map navigation apps in the airplane, you'll find that it's not necessarily important for all types of apps to be able to access this data. Here we'll show you how to customize these settings to improve your iPad's battery life.
Based on our completely unscientific surveys, most ForeFlight pilots use the Airports and Maps tabs most often. In particular, the Imagery tab deserves more attention than most pilots give it - after a recent redesign and expansion, it's more valuable than ever.
Running out of battery power is a nightmare scenario for many pilots flying with iPads. The new Professional Power backup battery will give you peace of mind, providing plenty of backup power and four USB charging ports.
It’s important before each flight to properly configure the iPad’s wireless radios, especially when using a Bluetooth or WiFi accessory. Here are our recommended wireless settings for various iPad and accessory combinations.