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Flying with the iPad as your digital copilot – new webinar recording

View the recording from the recent webinar from iPad Pilot News here. The presentation covered a wide range of practical topics on flying with the iPad, like how to develop your own iPad standard operating procedures and how to use it effectively as a digital copilot.

What’s the best iPad for pilots – 2019 buyer’s guide

Considering your first iPad or upgrading your old one? There are a lot of options. In this article, we'll walk you through all the options, then offer our choice for the best overall aviation tablet.

iOS Update Green Light program: iOS and iPadOS 13.2.2

Apple recently released a minor update for iOS 13.2 for iPhone and iPad, which fixes an issue that could cause apps to quit unexpectedly when running in the background.  As with any iOS release, we recommend holding off on updating until your app or accessory developer has had time to fully test compatibility with the new version.

ForeFlight Performance Plus review: what’s included?

When ForeFlight introduced its Performance Plus subscription level in 2017, many pilots assumed it was aimed at professional pilots flying turbine airplanes. But over the last few years, ForeFlight's top-end plan has found a lot of fans among private pilots flying piston airplanes too. Here's a look at the growing list of features, and how they work.

How pilots can use the iPad’s built-in screenshot tool

We've used screenshots to store Google Earth images of new airports, fly-in procedures, detailed weather graphics that aren't available via ADS-B, and much more. Anything that is useful in flight but isn't available offline is a candidate for a screenshot. Here's how to take advantage of the latest features in iOS 13.

Charging your iPad: what you need to know

Keeping your iPad battery charged is essential if you're using it as an electronic flight bag in the cockpit, but not every USB charger works with an iPad. Here's how to choose the right charger, and what to consider if you're shopping for a backup power solution.

Sporty’s Pilot Training app adds new 2020 Courses

Sporty's Pilot Training app for iPhone/iPad, Android and TV just received a major update, adding new test prep features, a powerful document viewer and FAA library, video review notes and new RokuTV and Chromecast support.

How to make sure your ICAO flight plan doesn’t get rejected by ATC

The transition to the ICAO flight plan form for flights within the U.S. has been pretty seamless, but there are still some gotchas to be aware of when filing IFR. Here are some common routing mistakes that will cause your flight plan to get rejected from ATC computers.

iPad screen protectors – which one is best for pilots?

Screen glare is a persistent problem for pilots flying with the iPad, but an anti-reflective screen protector can cut down on this significantly. To help illustrate its effectiveness, we installed MyGoFlight's ArmorGlas on a new iPad 9.7" on a bright sunny day to see how it did next to a 2nd iPad without a screen protector.
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ForeFlight introduces multi-user tools, enhanced map options at NBAA 2019

The annual National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA) show is always packed with news, and that means more than just business jets. ForeFlight kicked off the show with a number of announcements, including new multi-user flight planning tools, enhanced map options, and new airport information. Here's what you need to know.