Choosing the right iPad GPS – tips for pilots

After the iPad was released in 2010, pilots quickly realized that the tablet was far more useful with an accurate position source. Initially there were very few options for pilots, but the market has rapidly expanded and there are more choices than ever. How do you pick the right one?

Control your GoPro camera with an Apple Watch

GoPro recently updated its iOS app to support the Apple Watch, allowing you to remotely start/stop recording and view a real-time video preview right from the watch. We took it out on a test flight recently to see if it lived up to expectations.

Updates to Sporty’s most popular iPad kneeboards

A kneeboard remains one of the most popular ways to secure an electronic flight bag in the cockpit. Two of the most popular iPad kneeboards, from Sporty's Flight Gear collection, were recently updated with some small but welcome changes.

Google Glass – the next cockpit gadget?

Google recently announced their Project Glass will hit the market by the end of the year. We consider a few (far fetched) possibilities for the gadget in this article.

Update: DeLorme inReach

Last August, we reported on the new Delorme inReach, a Bluetooth device that provides two-way satellite communication capability for any iPhone or Android device. A recent firmware update brings even better tracking for pilots--anywhere in the world.

iPad Mini mounts roundup

The iPad Mini is small enough to be mounted on the yoke or window without blocking the instrument panel. So what are the best mounts? We review the options.

New SiriusXM wireless weather receiver for iPad

While ADS-B is a great subscription-free source for datalink weather for iPad, some pilots depend on the additional features and utility of a satellite-based weather feed. A new wireless receiver from SiriusXM was just announced and makes it easier than ever to receive and display this data on your iPad.

MyGoFlight releases new Universal iPad Cradle

MyGoFlight recently released a new Universal iPad Cradle for its Flex Mount system. This allows you to use the yoke or suction cup mount with any size iPad, with or without the case.

Top 10 iPad pilot gifts

Whether you're a pilot shopping for another aviation enthusiast or you're a non-pilot desperately trying to figure out what to buy the (slightly weird?) aviator on your list, iPad apps and accessories are a good bet. Here's our list of the top 10 things any iPad pilot would like this Christmas.
ADS-B receiver

Which ADS-B receiver should I buy?

A common question we get at iPad Pilot News lately: "which ADS-B receiver should I buy?" With all the options (over a dozen at last count), it's easy to get confused. Here, we'll try to offer a practical guide to choosing the right ADS-B receiver. We will focus on the most popular models.