Pilots flying with the new Bose ProFlight headset can take advantage of some new sophisticated features when paired with the Bose Connect app on iPhone or iPad. For example, you can stream music or aviation audio alerts from one device to two headsets simultaneously.
Sporty's Pilot Training app for iPhone/iPad just received a major update, adding a new video search feature and enhanced FAA test prep tools. Sporty's also released a new Android version of the app, making the courses even more accessible for pilots.
When ForeFlight introduced its Performance Plus subscription level last year, many pilots assumed it was aimed at professional pilots flying turbine airplanes. In fact, ForeFlight's most expensive plan has found a lot of fans among private pilots flying piston airplanes too. Here's a look at the growing list of features, and how they work.
Looking to schedule a flight review or earn a new certificate or rating, but can't seem to find the right flight instructor? The Instructair app can help, designed to match up pilots with CFIs based on flight objectives and aircraft type.
When Garmin bought Fltplan.com and the companion Fltplan Go apps, it seemed like a complementary pairing - one company has strength in mobile apps and panel avionics, the other has strength in online tools and handling services. At NBAA this week, Garmin announced the first step on its road to integrating the pieces, and as you would expect they are pursuing the most popular features first.
The aviation app updates continue to roll out as we move into the fall flying season, with many adding support for the Stratus 3 ADS-B receiver and new feature enhancements. Here's a quick roundup of what's new in your favorite aviation app.
The developers at FltPlan.com recently released a no-frills flight tracking app for iPhone and iPad called FltTrack. This free app tracks general aviation flights in real time, showing flight time, delays, estimated time of arrival and location on the map.
Last month ForeFlight quietly released version 10.3, which primarily focused on improving speed, battery life, and overall app performance. This month's release, version 10.4, is all about new features, including the addition of several new ADS-B weather layers to the app.
In addition to displaying digital charts and navigation data in the cockpit, the iPad is also very good for both organization and as a training resource on the ground. Student pilots can take advantage of all these benefits and use the iPad to save time and money during flight training with great apps available from the App Store. Here are our top ten.
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.