Combining ground-based flight simulators like X-Plane and ForeFlight Mobile is a great way to improve iPad proficiency and enhance the simulation experience. Learn how to do it here.
One of the most under-appreciated features of the iPad is its fantastic battery life. But there are a number of things you can do to improve the performance of your iPad battery and keep it in top working condition.
Garmin recently added a new logbook feature to the Garmin Pilot app that automatically logs all your flights. We'll dive into all the features here and show you how to use it track things like night landing currency, flight reviews and view detailed reports of your flight history.
John Zimmerman from Sporty's Pilot Shop recently presented a webinar on ADS-B and how it affects general aviation pilots. Learn how the system works, and how pilots can take advantage of the technology with both certified panel-mount equipment and portable receivers for iPad.
Using a spreadsheet app from Apple called Numbers ($10 in the App Store), you can create a spreadsheet for your aircraft that will allow you to quickly perform a weight and balance before every flight.
It can be a challenge to integrate information like legends and chart supplements into a moving map display, while electronically stitching all the sectionals or IFR en route charts for the entire country. Fortunately ForeFlight still offers these supplements and supporting data, but you need to know where to look.
The WingX Pro moving map page provides a wide variety of configuration options to display multiple windows simultaneously. Here we'll show you the various options and how to set them up.