Garmin GDL 39 3D adds backup attitude

About the only feature Garmin's popular GDL 39 ADS-B receiver has lacked was a built-in AHRS. To answer that request, Garmin has just introduced the GDL 39 3D. Here are the details.

New battery pack is the ultimate backup for pilots

We always advise pilots to carry a backup power option, whether it's a cigarette lighter charger or a stand-alone battery. For those pilots who want the ultimate backup, or for those whose airplane does not have a cigarette lighter, there's a new option.

iPad pilot’s wish list – Christmas 2013

With Christmas right around the corner, many pilots are hoping to find a new iPad accessory under the tree with their name on it. To help, we've assembled this list of the most popular iPad gifts.

Bad Elf GPS with Lightning Connector now available

Bad Elf was the first to offer an external GPS for iPad back in 2010. Their latest plug-in GPS model features a Lightning Connector, and is compatible with the latest iPhone, iPad Air and iPad Mini.

RAM releases double suction cup mounts

Some pilots have asked for a double suction cup mount. RAM Mounts, the leading producer of portable electronics mounts, has recently introduced just that.

ADS-B coverage continues to expand

When portable ADS-B receivers were first introduced, one of the main questions was how quickly the FAA would build out the required network of ground stations. So far (and perhaps surprisingly), the answer is pretty quickly.

New MyClip Mini Kneeboard works with iPad Mini, iPhone, iPad

Finding the perfect iPad kneeboard isn't easy, but a new leg strap offers a nearly universal option for iPad Mini, iPad and even iPhone. Get the details in our latest accessory review.

Dual unveils SkyPro GPS

Dual Electronics' XGPS150 has been the most popular iPad GPS for a few years now, with a great combination of accuracy, small size and long battery life. This week, Dual announced a follow-on product--the XGPS160.

New Stratus 2 firmware available

A new Stratus firmware update is available in the latest version of ForeFlight Mobile. Read on to learn how to install this update to your device.

Ultimate Android setup – our recommendation

We sometimes get asked about the best Android package to fly with, and it's a fair question. So, which is the best tablet, app and accessories? Here are our suggestions

Updated ADS-B coverage map released

The FAA has been rapidly expanding its network of ADS-B ground stations. A new map shows just how good coverage has become.

Pilot report: flying with AOPA FlyQ and the Dual XGPS170 ADS-B receiver

The AOPA FlyQ app recently added support for the Dual XGPS170 ADS-B receiver. We took the pair up for a test flight to see how it worked and check out the latest in-flight weather features of FlyQ.