ForeFlight 12 adds new 3D tools, G1000 data import, and more

Ten years to the day after Apple announced the iPad, ForeFlight released version 12.0 with some gee whiz features as usual, but some thoughtful improvements may be the more noticeable changes. Here's a look at the new features.

New training course available for GTN 650, 750 and Xi Navigators

Garmin recently introduced a new GTN training course to bring the GTN 650 and GTN 750 Pilot’s Guide to life with videos, animations, and tips and tricks. The course is available for iPhone and iPad in Sporty's Pilot Training app.

The top 20 apps for pilots – 2020 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.

New Cirrus Aircraft App displays remote airplane status data

The new 2020 Cirrus piston airplane models include a new feature called Cirrus IQ, which allows pilots to remotely access important pre-flight status information, including fuel and oxygen levels, battery voltage, oil temperature, aircraft location and flight hours at the touch of a button through the Cirrus Aircraft App.

ForeFlight adds cloud top forecasts and new IFR features

ForeFlight released its final big update for 2019, adding new weather forecast charts, data-driven instrument approach details on the map, a new document feature in Flights and more.

X-Plane updates app with new scenery and models

A home flight simulator is a great way to maintain instrument currency, learn new cockpit layouts, and just have fun when you can't get to the airport. X-Plane has been the leader in this market for years now, and a recent update to their mobile app makes for a valuable companion to your desktop system.

Aviation app roundup: What’s new in WingX, FlyQ and FltPlan Go

Several of the popular aviation EFB apps received big updates over the past few weeks, including WingX, FlyQ and FltPlan Go. Here's a quick rundown of what's new and what to look for after you update.

Sporty’s Pilot Training app adds new 2020 Courses

Sporty's Pilot Training app for iPhone/iPad, Android and TV just received a major update, adding new test prep features, a powerful document viewer and FAA library, video review notes and new RokuTV and Chromecast support.
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ForeFlight introduces multi-user tools, enhanced map options at NBAA 2019

The annual National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA) show is always packed with news, and that means more than just business jets. ForeFlight kicked off the show with a number of announcements, including new multi-user flight planning tools, enhanced map options, and new airport information. Here's what you need to know.

Flight Schedule Pro releases all new app for flight schools

Flight Schedule Pro is the industry-leading software platform used by flight schools across the U.S. The company recently released a new app that allows students and CFIs to schedule and modify airplane reservations and view all of their flight school's interactive lesson plans in one convenient location.