Pilot Report: flying with the Garmin GDL 39 ADS-B receiver

The Garmin GDL 39 paired with the Garmin Pilot app provides subscription-free ADS-B weather and traffic data. Learn more about how it works in this pilot report from a recent flight in a Piper Aztec.

Poll: is a 7″ iPad better?

There are lots of rumors about a smaller, 7" iPad. Would this be better for pilots that the current iPad? Vote in our poll and share your opinion.
ForeFlight vs. WingX vs. Garmin Pilot

Navigation app showdown: ForeFlight vs. Garmin Pilot vs. WingX

It's the #1 question we hear: "I'm looking at the ForeFlight, Garmin and WingX apps, but I don't know which one to buy. Which is the best?" We offer a side-by-side comparison of the core features, and share some (completely biased) opinions. Read more, and add your opinion.
GoodReader

Using GoodReader for aviation document management

The iPad can do so much more for pilots than just show charts – it’s also an ideal document organizer and reader. Using an app known as GoodReader ($4.99 from the App Store), you can store and organize a wealth of PDFs and other aviation electronic documents. Here are a few recommendations.
DeLorme inReach with app

Use your iPhone in flight with the DeLorme inReach

Many pilots have come to depend on their iPhone for most of their communication needs, but in the air cell phones are useless. That's why the new DeLorme inReach is such a great idea--this portable device pairs with your smartphone to add two-way communication capability to any iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android device.
Bad Elf Pro

Top 8 iPad stories of Oshkosh 2012

What was the hottest story at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012? No contest--the iPad was on the minds of pilots everywhere. Here's our list of the 8 most interesting iPad stories to come out of the 2012 show.

Garmin Pilot app updated with ADS-B & split screen support

A new version of the Garmin Pilot app is now available in the app store for iOS and contains several improvements to the popular iOS app for pilots. Best of all you can get a one year subscription to this app for $49.99 during Garmin's limited time special.

Updated ForeFlight Mobile lands in app store with new features

ForeFlight released version 4.6 of their flagship app today that adds a variety of new features, including improved route selection and editing, and includes a firmware update for the Stratus ADS-B receiver.

Stratus firmware 2.1 ships with performance enhancements

Stratus, the portable weather receiver for ForeFlight, is getting an upgrade. The trio of companies behind the iPad ADS-B receiver--Appareo, ForeFlight and Sporty's--announced the availability of firmware version 2.1 today, which includes improvements in GPS performance and battery life.

Lightspeed Aviation launches FlightLink App for Zulu.2 headset

Pilots can now turn their iPads or iPhones into cockpit voice recorders with a new app from Lightspeed Aviation when using the Zulu.2 headset.