Delta’s Glass Bottom Jet App is worthy of a test flight

The Delta app for iPad offers a wealth of information for airline travelers, including the ability to track your flight's progress while in the air and check out nearby landmarks as your fly past them.

Flying with ForeFlight course now an app

Last month we told you about a new ForeFlight training video, offered by Sporty's. This comprehensive training course includes over an hour of HD video, and is now offered as a native iOS app.

ForeFlight 5.1 brings traffic display

ADS-B traffic has been a hot topic lately, with a number of portable ADS-B receivers hitting the market that receive traffic. The latest version of ForeFlight Mobile enables this feature, for use with the Stratus 1 and 2 receivers. Version 5.1 also adds some other new enhancements, so let's review what's new.

New Airborne Radar training app

A new Airborne Radar app is out to help fill the void in pilot training on how to use onboard aircraft radar systems. The app uses colorful graphics, interactive scenarios and review quizzes to teach you the ins and outs of airborne radar.

Garmin Pilot adds track up, new maps

Just in time for Sun 'n Fun, Garmin has released version 5.0 of their Garmin Pilot app for iPad and iPhone. The latest version of the popular app is a fairly significant update that adds a number of new features, and it continues the arms race among the major app developers.

Why Android is losing in aviation

Lots of ink is spilled about the Apple vs. Google war. But in aviation, iOS is dominating Android. We offer a few reasons why.

Free 2013 SUN ‘n FUN app now available for iPhone, iPad and Android

Sporty’s, in partnership with SUN 'n FUN, has created a mobile app for the 2013 show, which is now available for both Apple and Android devices.

ForeFlight version 5.0 adds terrain, runway centerlines

ForeFlight seems focused on making their best-selling app an even more powerful in-flight tool, in addition to its numerous pre-flight uses. Version 5.0, just released to the App Store, ups the ante yet again, with a slew of new features.

Cloud Topper app helps you determine cloud tops in flight

How many times have you been en route on a cross-country and wondered what the tops are on some cumulus clouds up ahead? A new app for iPad and iPhone can help you determine just that.

Top 10 free iPhone/iPad apps for pilots

It's rare to find something free in aviation, but fortunately for pilots the iPad app store is one of the exceptions. Here we've assembled our list of the top 10 free aviation apps that every pilot should load on their iPad and iPhone.

Track up and obstacles come to ForeFlight

2013 is shaping up to be a busy year for ForeFlight. Just a few weeks after releasing version 4.8, the app company unveiled version 4.9, with some major new features--including track up and obstacles.

Browse aviation photos with the app

Pilots around the world know the best place to go to see high quality aviation photography is Now you can browse this massive collection directly on your iPad or iPhone with their free app.