ForeFlight traffic tips

In previous articles, we've covered the theory behind ADS-B traffic and how it works. Here, we'll offer seven practical tips for actually using the service in ForeFlight, including some advanced settings to consider.

WingX Pro Tip: ChartTouch

A handy feature in WingX Pro 7 allows you to tap any waypoint on an approach chart and add it to your active flight plan. This week's tip shows you how to do it.

How to use multi-touch gestures to increase your iPad productivity

An overlooked feature on the iPad is Multi-Touch Gestures. These allow you to quickly perform routine tasks without relying on the bottom Home button. Learn how to take advantage of them here.

ForeFlight Tip: how to use cockpit sharing

A feature recently added to the ForeFlight Mobile app allows 2 pilots using iPads or iPhones on the same WiFi network to easily share flight plans in the air. Here we'll show you how to do it.

How to use ForeFlight on your iPad with Microsoft Flight Sim X

Learn how to set up Microsoft Flight Sim X to output GPS position data to your iPad and ForeFlight to get more out of your flight sim experience at home.

ForeFlight Tip: how to use cockpit sharing

ForeFlight has an interesting but little-known feature called Cockpit Sharing that allows pilots to quickly share and load flight plans from one device to another when on the same WiFi network. Here's how to use it.

Advanced iPad Flying webinar video recording

The video recording of Sporty's latest Advanced iPad Flying webinar is now available, and you can watch the full version here.

5 ForeFlight shortcuts to use on your next flight

Today's aviation apps are jam-packed full of so many useful features that it can be challenging to remember when and how to use them all. Here are five shortcuts to check out while planning your next flight.

External GPS issues with iOS 6

A bug in the iPad's operating system can cause problems for some using an external GPS, like the Bad Elf or Dual, with popular aviation apps. Here we'll show you how to resolve the issue.

The hidden value of ForeFlight’s Imagery tab

Most ForeFlight pilots use the Airports and Maps tabs most often. That makes sense, because these two sections of the app have an incredible number of features that are useful for everyday flying. But that doesn't mean the rest of the app can be ignored. In particular, the Imagery tab deserves more attention than most pilots give it - after some recent changes, it's more valuable than ever.