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.

Top 10 aviation apps (you haven’t heard of)

There are no shortage of aviation apps available in the app store, and this list is designed to help expand your app horizons and check out some new aviation apps you might not have heard of yet.

Choosing the right iPad GPS – tips for pilots

After the iPad was released in 2010, pilots quickly realized that the tablet was far more useful with an accurate position source. Initially there were very few options for pilots, but the market has rapidly expanded and there are more choices than ever. How do you pick the right one?

iPad pilot’s wish list — Christmas 2014

With Christmas right around the corner, many pilots are hoping to find a new iPad accessory under the tree with their name on it. To help, we've assembled this list of the most popular iPad gifts for 2014.

Garmin Pilot expands European FliteChart coverage

Garmin was one of the first iPad app developers to offer affordable international chart subscription options. They've recently improved their offerings by adding 13 new European countries to the FliteChart subscription package.

Which iPad is best for pilots?

There have never been more options for pilots looking to add an iPad to the cockpit: 22 different models are available from Apple, a truly confusing mix. Which one is the right choice for pilots? Are there certain models to avoid? Here are our recommendations.

Top 10 aviation apps

The number of aviation apps continues to expand daily, with thousands of options for flight training, weather briefings, games and so much more. With that in mind, compiling a list of the top 10 apps may seem foolish, but we're going to try--after all, a brand new iPad pilot needs to start somewhere.

ForeFlight tries to eliminate the “wall-of-text weather briefing”

ForeFlight version 6.5 has two new features that aim to make preflight briefings easier to use and more valuable. It also includes iPhone 6 updates and a Stratus 2 security upgrade.

4 new ForeFlight tips

One way ForeFlight Mobile has built such a loyal following is by constantly adding new features, so the app becomes more and more powerful over time. That's a great benefit, but with those new features mean there are new things to learn, so in this article we'll continue our regular series of quick tips for ForeFlight.

Backup power options for iPad

The iPad has proven very reliable over the past 4 years, but you should still consider "what-if" scenarios when it comes to the potential for a dead battery in flight. Here are 5 backup power solutions to make sure you always have extra power available in the airplane.