AOPA Summit 2013 kicks off this week in Ft. Worth, Texas, and it was recently announced that this will be the final year for the show. In addition to the exhibitors and social events, AOPA Summit has always been known for offering a full slate of educational sessions. This week’s gathering is no exception, and includes a number of seminars that will be of interest to iPad pilots.
- iPad 101. If you’re considering an iPad or just getting started, this fast-paced seminar is for you. Includes tips on buying the right iPad, downloading apps, legal considerations and aviation app reviews. You’ll leave with the confidence to start flying with the iPad in the system. Thursday at 10:30am in ballroom B.
- Advanced iPad Flying. If you already have an iPad and know your way around your favorite app, this seminar goes beyond the basics. Learn pro tips to get more out of your iPad, get suggestions for using high tech iPad accessories and learn some hidden tricks for ForeFlight Mobile. Thursday at 3:15pm in ballroom B.
- ADS-B on your iPad. The last of three presentations from Sporty’s, this no-nonsense seminar demystifies the world of ADS-B. What do the terms mean, why is it important and how can you use ADS-B to get free weather on your iPad? These questions and more will be covered. Friday at 3:15pm in room 202D.
- Top 20 Aviation Apps. This new seminar, from AOPA’s Adam Smith, will cut through the maze of aviation apps to highlight 20 of the best. Saturday at 10:30am in room 202D.
The full Summit schedule is available here.