All-new iPad flight training webinar coming up Thursday

An all new webinar is coming up this Thursday on flight training with the iPad. You'll learn all about when to start using the iPad during flight training, aviation apps, flight-planning and navigation best-practices, tips for instrument student pilots, checkride techniques and more.

Garmin Pilot tip: using the split screen feature

Sometimes you need to do two things at once on your iPad, like look at two charts side by side, or compare your flight plan route against the moving map. The Garmin Pilot app makes it easy to do this, with their powerful split screen feature. While some other apps have split screen, we think Garmin does it best, with great information displays that are not available in any other app.

How to install iPhone apps on your iPad

There are nearly 1.5 million apps available on the app store, most of which are designed for both iPhone and iPad. Here we'll show you how to install apps on your iPad that were originally designed only for iPhone.

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.