Dust off your iPad’s podcast app and learn something new

There's a good chance you have a very useful app currently installed on your iPhone or iPad that you didn't know existed, which delivers new aviation content daily to your devices. Here we'll show what it can do and how to take advantage of it as a pilot.
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ForeFlight celebrates ten years – what comes next?

We recently visited ForeFlight's Austin office and sat down with Tim Schuetze, Executive Vice President of Strategy and Business Development. We asked Schuetze about the major areas of focus for the company, what comes next, and how they maintain quality as they grow.

Garmin releases G500 TXi trainer app

Garmin recently announced their next-generation retrofit flight display, the G500 and G600 TXi. Garmin also simultaneously released a free trainer app for iPad that allows pilots to fully interact with the system's PFD, MFD and engine monitoring display.

A look inside Sporty’s new Pilot Training app for iPhone, iPad and AppleTV

Sporty's recently released their next-generation flight training app, called Sporty's Pilot Training, which takes advantage of the latest in mobile app technology and adds some cutting-edge new features.

Top 10 aviation apps for Apple Watch

More and more aviation app developers are starting to include Apple Watch apps along with their primary iPad/iPhone app, allowing you to access bite-size pieces of aviation data from your wrist. Here's our list of the top 10 aviation watch apps to get you started.

Garmin GTN avionics trainer gets big update (and it’s now free)

Garmin offers a free training app for iPad that allows you to simulate the operation of their popular GTN 650 and 750 panel-mount navigators. Here we'll take a look at the most recent update to the app, which offers improved app controls and the latest GTN avionics features.
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FltPlan Go adds improved download manager

Popular provider for flight planning and preflight services especially among corporate flight crews, FltPlan.com has continued to improve upon their free companion mobile app, FltPlan Go for iPad and iPhone. The most recent update includes some...

ForeFlight 9.4 adds new weather layers and Jepp en route charts

ForeFlight released the much-anticipated version 9.4 update this week, which adds Jeppesen IFR en route charts and weather overlay features to the app. Pilots can now fly anywhere in the world and use ForeFlight as their primary EFB thanks to Jeppesen's complete international en route and terminal chart coverage. Here's our first look at the new features and how to use them in ForeFlight.

Pilot’s aviation app directory

iPad Pilot News has helped pilots discover over 100 quality aviation apps since the invention of the iPad in 2010. Here we've assembled a basic directory to help you locate and download them in the App Store. This certainly doesn't represent every aviation app ever created, but it highlights some of the most useful and most popular ones.

New FlyQ Insight app brings augmented reality to the cockpit

A new app called FlyQ Insight turns your iPhone or iPad into an airport finder, by displaying the location of nearby airports in a real-time view around you in the air.