Two new iPad apps allow you to use the iPad as a dedicated instrument panel in FSX and X-Plane, freeing up valuable space for outside views on your primary computer monitor.
Garmin released its first app update for 2013, adding a selection of features to make their aviation apps for iPad and Android more user-friendly.
We've mentioned before that ForeFlight's Documents feature is a powerful, but under-appreciated, tool. Now this tool is getting a big upgrade, with the ability to store documents in the cloud (via Dropbox) and sync across multiple devices.
Sporty's new Instrument Rating Course app brings all the features of Sporty's popular Instrument DVD course to iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. The app includes extensive video training and test prep features to prepare pilots for both the real world of instrument flying and the FAA tests.
Even with glass cockpits becoming increasingly popular, student pilots and new instrument pilots still have a lot to learn about navigation instruments. The Radio Navigation Simulator app can help. This affordable, easy-to-use app is a great way to learn how to use VOR, DME, ADF, RMI and HSI.