The iPad was bigger than ever at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh this year, with over 40 educational seminars on the topic and lots of new iPad product and app news. Here are the slides from two of the presentations covering essential iPad pilot tips and a pilot’s guide to the ADS-B system to review on your own schedule.
Garmin was busy this week with lots of new iPad-related product updates, including new releases of the iPad and Android versions of the app, and a preview of an all new Piper-specific version of the Garmin Pilot app.
The Garmin Connext wireless cockpit system is now compatible with ForeFlight and Jeppesen apps, allowing them to receive GPS and ADS-B weather and traffic information from compatible panel-mount Garmin avionics.
Just ahead of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, ForeFlight released version 7.2, the app's fifth major update of 2015. This release includes some enhancements to their Sync and Flight Notifications products, an update to the Apple Watch version of the app, and support for the new Stratus 1S and 2S ADS-B receivers.
Sporty's has been in the E6B flight computer business since the company started in the early 1960s. Today the newest version of Sporty's E6B is now available, extending the mobile app version beyond the iPhone and iPad version to the Apple Watch.