iPad power management

An iPad with a dead battery is about as useful as runway left behind. How do you keep your iPad charged up and ready to go?
WxWorx XM Weather Receiver

XM Weather on the iPad

Finally, datalink weather is available on the iPad. Baron's Mobile Link system allows you to view all the XM Weather you need on popular apps like ForeFlight. Is it worth the money? How does it work? We explain it in this article.

MyRadar Weather Radar – a great app for pilots

Many of the full-featured flight planning apps like ForeFlight and WingX provide excellent resources to help during your preflight weather planning. They provide a full complement of FAA text weather products and graphical imagery...

iPads and panel-mount GPS interference

A lot of pilots worry about the iPad interfering with other electronics in the cockpit. In our experience, this is a non-issue--if you have your settings correct. Find out how to do that in this article.
Logbook Pro for Kindle Fire

Logbook Pro now on Kindle Fire

A lot of pilots are curious about Amazon's new Kindle Fire--the combination eReader and tablet that runs on a customized version of Android. Logbook Pro is one of the first aviation apps we've seen for the Fire.
FAA Safety Briefing magazine

FAA Safety News talks iPad

One of the most frequent questions we hear about the iPad is: "is it legal?" The short answer is absolutely yes (for Part 91 operations at least). But what does the FAA have to say?
Garmin GTN trainer app

Garmin releases GTN training app

Now you can use your iPad to learn everything there is to know about the GTN 650 and 750, with the recently-released GTN Trainer app. This interactive app lets you practice all the features of the real units, including loading flight plans, customizing the map page and viewing approach charts.
ATC Routes in ForeFlight

Using ATC routes in ForeFlight

Many pilots spend a lot of time trying to guess what IFR route ATC will like. Instead of always filing direct or guessing airways, let the “ATC Routes” tool in ForeFlight help you out. It's easy to use and can save you a lot of time.
WingX split screen view

Split screen setup on WingX

One of the standout features in WingX Pro7 is the ability to use the iPad's large 10” screen to display 2 different view options side by side. This can be very helpful to display both terrain data and an instrument approach chart at the same time, for example. Here's how to set it up.
ForeFlight advanced navigation

Advanced navigation tips for ForeFlight

Want to go beyond the basic "direct-to" navigation? Here's everything you need to know to enter SIDs and STARs, plus VOR/DME fixes into ForeFlight's nav log. It's easier than you may think.