https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Foreflight-rings-track-vector.png 600 1200 Bret Koebbe /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png Bret Koebbe2013-09-27 17:46:182013-09-29 16:39:00ForeFlight Tips: distance rings and track vector
ForeFlight has many powerful features integrated throughout the app; here we'll show you how to use the Distance Rings and Track Vector to improve your situational awareness in flight.
https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Garmin-Pilot-5-Tips.png 600 1200 John Zimmerman /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png John Zimmerman2013-09-06 13:58:272013-09-17 15:39:385 quick Garmin Pilot tips
Beyond the main features like moving map and terrain alerts, Garmin Pilot is packed with handy tools for everyday flying. Here, we share 5 quick tips you may not know about the app.
https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/FSXFlight-traffic.png 600 1200 Bret Koebbe /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png Bret Koebbe2013-08-29 14:59:522013-08-29 14:59:52FSXFlight adds traffic support to ForeFlight and Flight Simulator X
A plug-in for Microsoft Flight Simulator called FSXFlight allows you to display your simulated position and navigation information on an iPad running ForeFlight. A recent update to the plug-in also allows you to display the simulated traffic from FSX in ForeFlight. Here's how to do it.
https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Dual-Direct-Connect.png 600 1200 Bret Koebbe /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png Bret Koebbe2013-08-19 17:40:302014-10-06 09:24:57How to use the Dual GPS direct connection feature in ForeFlight
The latest version of ForeFlight allows the app to connect directly to the Dual XGPS150 receiver, bypassing Apple's iOS 6 external GPS bug. Here we'll explain how to use this feature.
https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Flight-school-future.png 600 1200 John Zimmerman /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png John Zimmerman2013-08-14 11:46:252013-08-14 11:46:28The flight school of the future – using an iPhone for training
In this guest post, flight instructor Patrick Carter shares his method for recording flight lessons using an iPhone. He says it could dramatically improve the flight training experience for students.
https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Multi-touch.png 600 1200 Bret Koebbe /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png Bret Koebbe2013-08-07 17:23:582013-08-07 17:23:58How 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.
https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/FFM-chart-supplements.png 300 600 Bret Koebbe /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png Bret Koebbe2013-07-17 13:18:122013-07-17 13:34:51Where to find chart supplements in ForeFlight Mobile
Using the iPad for digital charts is great, but you need to know where find the supplements and legends that go with the IFR and VFR charts. Here we'll show you where they are located throughout the ForeFlight app.
https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/WingX-tip-charttouch.png 600 1200 Bret Koebbe /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png Bret Koebbe2013-06-26 09:25:292013-06-26 09:26:20WingX 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.
https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/External-GPS-issues-iOS-6.png 600 1200 Bret Koebbe /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png Bret Koebbe2013-06-20 13:40:402013-06-20 13:40:40External 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.
https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Plate-swiping.png 600 1200 Bret Koebbe /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png Bret Koebbe2013-06-03 16:46:002013-06-03 18:09:05ForeFlight tip: using the swipe gestures to switch between charts
The recent ForeFlight Mobile app update added some hidden new features, including the ability to swipe between charts and view multi-page procedures with just one tap. Here's how to do it.
https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/ADS-B-Webinar.png 600 1200 Bret Koebbe /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png Bret Koebbe2013-05-31 14:41:132015-10-28 16:43:51Video of new ADS-B Webinar now available free online
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.
https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Print-chart-feature.png 600 1200 Bret Koebbe /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png Bret Koebbe2013-05-02 10:55:162013-05-02 10:55:16How to print charts from aviation apps
While many pilots feel comfortable flying completely paperless with the iPad, some like to print a few IFR procedures to have as backup in the airplane. Here we'll show you how to print these charts wirelessly from ForeFlight Mobile and WingX Pro.