The annual Sporty’s Pilot Shop Fly-in & Sweepstakes giveaway is this Saturday, May 19, at the Clermont County Airport (I69), located just east of Cincinnati, OH. In addition to Sporty’s 2012 Skycatcher Sweepstakes winner selection, there will be 6 seminars throughout the day covering the latest in aviation portable and panel-mount technology. Two of the seminars will be focused specifically on the iPad:
11am – Flying with the iPad – Bret Koebbe, Sporty’s Pilot Shop
This popular presentation will cover both beginner and advanced topics relating to the iPad. You’ll learn how student pilots can use it as a training tool, how aircraft owners can use it to stay organized, and how current pilots can use it for navigation, weather & charts. See how to properly preflight the iPad, along with helpful tips and tricks. Also covered are iPad accessories and cockpit mounting options, including the new Stratus ADS-B weather receiver.
1:30pm – ForeFlight iPad Proficiency Seminar – Tyson Weihs & Jason Miller, ForeFlight
This seminar is designed to make you proficient with mobile technology for aviation, on the ground and in the air, using the iPad and ForeFlight Mobile. You’ll learn about the safe operation of the iPad and accessories in the cockpit and introduce best practices for becoming proficient with ForeFlight–including chart management, pre-flight planning, and using GPS moving maps and instrument procedures.
Sporty’s Fly-in runs from 10am to 3pm – come out for a free hot dog and learn all about the latest pilot gear from over 30 aviation exhibitors. Read more about the fly-in schedule and details here.