It was only a matter of time until the iPad found its way into an experimental airplane as the primary display for flight instruments, engine instruments and moving map. iPad Pilot News reader, pilot and aircraft builder Chris Brammer recently completed his Zenith CH750 STOL and equipped the instrument panel with 2 iPads front and center.
We've been flying with Iridium's new Go! satellite hotspot for a few months in everything from jets to taildraggers, and we've learned a lot about this unique product. It's no broadband in the cockpit, but it does offer some very useful functions that aren't available anywhere else.
MyGoFlight has offered a premium line of iPad accessories for years now, and one of the reasons they're winning fans is their commitment to enhancing their products in response to pilot feedback. In recent weeks, the company has released new versions of their two best-selling products: the Folio C kneeboard and the Flight Bag PLC Pro. Here's what's new.
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?
Netatmo has released a new personal weather station that sends indoor and outdoor weather data from 2 sensors directly to your iPhone or iPad over WiFi.
GPS position makes an iPad so much more useful in flight - moving maps, terrain alerts, and so much more become available. But how do you add GPS to your iPad? Does it already have one built in? What are the options for external receivers? We answer those questions and offer our two top choices.
Using the iPad in the cold winter months can be difficult, especially when wearing gloves. These special touch-screen gloves from Isotoner solve that problem by allowing you to interact with your favorite apps while keeping your hands warm at the same time.