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Quiz: Flying with the iPad, fact vs. fiction
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There are many misconceptions among pilots related to the iPad’s capabilities in the cockpit. Take our latest quiz based on questions we’ve received from pilots over the last 12 months to see if you know the difference between iPad fact and fiction, and hopefully learn a few things along the way.
In the unlikely event your iPad battery overheats and catches fire, the only option to extinguish the fire is with a Halon (or Halon replacement) fire extinguisher.
The FAA approaches you at your airplane and initiates a ramp check before a flight. You show the inspector that you have an in iPad with current charts and data installed, but you are also required to show that you have backup paper charts on board the airplane to be compliant with EFB regulations.
While preflighting your iPad, you swipe down from the top right of the screen to access the Control Center and turn off the Bluetooth setting. This completely disables the Bluetooth radio and prevents you from connecting to nearby Bluetooth devices.
ADS-B datalink weather is only available in the U.S.
The only way to get a legal weather briefing before each flight is to use your app’s “Standard Weather Briefing” function before each flight.
For iPad models with LTE Cellular Data, turning on Airplane Mode will not affect the functionality of the internal GPS.
On international flights when crossing the U.S. border, the only way to file the mandatory eAPIS passenger manifest is through the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol website.
When charging your iPad or iPhone with a lighting or USB-C cable, you cannot damage the iPad by using a wall-charger rated for higher wattage than what was included new in the box.
You need an iPad with LTE cellular data to receive in-flight weather when flying with an ADS-B receiver.
ForeFlight can automatically download new chart and airport databases as they become available when you open the app.
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More of these types of tests, please.
I agree with Ken Leary, more of these type test, please
I totally concur with Ken and TR
Very appreciated, interesting and instructive in a not boring way! Thanks
Answered some questions I had and reinforced what I knew. Excellent quiz!