Advanced iPad Flying webinar coming up this Thursday

Sporty's Pilot Shop will be hosting a free webinar this Thursday, July 12 at 8 PM EDT, covering advanced topics on flying with the iPad & ForeFlight Mobile. Read on to learn more about this presentation and how to sign up.

Get ready for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh with free app

With the free AirVenture Oshkosh app for iPhone, iPad and Android, you'll have convenient access to all the information needed to get you ready to enjoy the world’s greatest aviation celebration at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
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How to close an app–the right way

Everyone knows how to open an app on the iPad--just tap the icon and it's off to the races. This is one of the things pilots love about the iPad. But what about closing apps--do you know the difference between sleeping and shutting down an app? It's an important distinction.

Setting up iCloud to track down a lost or stolen iPad

Apple's free iCloud service is something all iPad users should take advantage of. Learn how to enable the service on your device, and how to use it to track down a lost or stolen iPad.

Get the most out of your Dual Bluetooth GPS receiver with free app

A free app from Dual Electronics provides GPS satellite & battery status from the Dual Electronics Bluetooth GPS on your iPad. Learn all about it here.
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Use the iPad’s built-in screen capture function

You've got the perfect weather map or nav log displayed on your iPad screen. The only problem is you're sitting in the FBO using the free WiFi, and you'd really like to have that chart in the cockpit in half an hour. What can you do? Fortunately, the iPad comes with a built in screen capture function.

Having trouble viewing your iPad with night vision goggles? There’s a filter for that…

A new screen filter for the iPad allows pilots who wear night vision goggles (NVGs) to still be able to use the iPad during night operations.

Upgrade your NFlightcam with free apps

Cockpit video cameras that record high definition video, cockpit audio and GPS data have exploded in popularity over the past few years. The latest models can connect to your iPad/iPhone or Android device and, with a free app, add new features.

Garmin Pilot Android app updated with new features

Garmin is one of the few app developers to offer a fully functional aviation weather/chart/navigation app for both iPad and Android tablets. Read on to learn about the new features recently added to the Garmin Pilot app for Android.

Poll: what do you use for backup?

It's time for you to share your opinion. What do you use for backup to your iPad? Paper charts, another iPad or nothing at all? Vote in our poll and share your system.