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ForeFlight vs. Garmin Pilot: 3 key differences to help you decide
You bought an iPad to use in the airplane and now it's time to make a decision on which app is best for your aviation chart and data needs. Here we'll take a look at 3 standout features from each app that serve as key differentiators.
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App roundup: airplane flight tracking
While airline mobile apps are great for booking flights and storing boarding passes, they're less than ideal for flight tracking. Here's a look at various ways to track all the details for your next airline flight from your iPhone or iPad.
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Garmin Pilot adds METAR station plots and navlog enhancements
Garmin Pilot recently released their first update for 2023 and added a few new features to the app. This includes a new METAR station model plot overlay on the map layer, enhancements to the printable navlog and support for additional ADS-B receivers. Here's a quick look at how to use these new features.
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ForeFlight adds Airspace Alerts in latest update
ForeFlight released its first big update for 2023 and it includes a new in-flight airspace alerting feature that pilots of all experience levels will appreciate. The update also includes a few new power-user features, including NOTAM filters, plate/chart binder printing, airport rescue and firefighting information, Honeywell ADG integration and new Runway Analysis aircraft support.
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The top 20 apps for pilots – 2023 edition
There are thousands of apps that are useful for pilots, from flight training and weather briefings to calculators and games. With that in mind, compiling a list of the top apps may seem foolish, but once again we're going to try—after all, a brand new iPad pilot needs to start somewhere. This list isn't necessarily our 20 favorite apps, but rather the ones we see in use most often.
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How to use Apple’s new Freeform app for flight planning
If you've updated your iPad to iPadOS 16.2, you may have noticed a new app called Freeform. What is it and does it have any aviation applications? Let's take a look at this multifunction canvas app.
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What’s new in ForeFlight and Garmin Pilot
November and December are typically light months when it comes to EFB app updates and 2022 appears to be no different. Both ForeFlight and Garmin Pilot recently released minor updates over the past few weeks, each adding a few new features. Here's a quick look at what you'll find in the latest version of each app.
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SkyTimer offers beautifully design app for tracking fuel burn
In a market dominated by do-it-all apps like ForeFlight and Garmin Pilot, it's a pleasant surprise to find a simple app that aims to do just one or two things, but do them very well. So it is with SkyTimer, an easy-to-use app that makes logging trips and tracking fuel burn as easy as tapping a button.
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Winter Ops app provides de-/anti-Icing holdover time calculations
The Winter Ops app helps pilots calculate the maximum holdover time (HOT) allowed after the application of surface de-/anti-ice fluids when departing an airport in active icing conditions.
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ForeFlight adds new fuel types and other improvements in latest updates
ForeFlight released two minor updates over the past few months, which added a handful of small improvements and features worth checking out. This includes new fuel type pricing, operational notes on the maps screen, favorite/recent route filtering, takeoff/landing performance summary and the ability to select a specific datalink radar source layer in flight.
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Sporty’s 2023 Pilot Training App adds new Mac app, CarPlay and SharePlay features
Sporty's signature flight training app was recently updated to include Sporty's new 2023 courses. Here's a look at the latest features, including a new Mac app, CarPlay app, SharePlay, FAR/AIM tool and more.
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Lightspeed launches new app for Delta Zulu headset
Lightspeed Aviation has long been a leader in headset technology for pilots: they were the first to offer a Bluetooth audio connection and their FlightLink app was the first to offer customizable headset options in an iOS app. Now there's a new app, called simply the Lightspeed App, and it has been released to pair with the all-new Delta Zulu headset. This makes it easy to monitor carbon monoxide levels, create custom audio profiles, and record in-flight communications.