Apple releases iOS 5.1.1 update for iPad

Apple recently released a free software update for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch containing improvements and bug fixes. Read on to learn how to update your device to the latest version.

Brush up on your weather flying skills with Richard L. Collins’ Advanced WX Flying apps

Aviation weather expert Richard L. Collins has turned his classic video Advanced Weather Flying video series into exciting iPad apps. Each app contains nearly 2 hours of expert weather instruction shot in and around airplanes, and goes beyond the basics to teach how to apply weather theory to real-world situations.
Garmin Pilot Android app

Garmin Pilot Android – finally a real Android app for pilots

Android users have been clamoring for a full-featured aviation app to match some of the impressive products available on iPad and iPhone. It's finally here, with the launch of Garmin Pilot. We take it for a spin.

Bad Elf GPS releases update to iPad app, adds new features

Bad Elf, the company who makes the popular external GPS accessory for iPad, recently released an update to their supplemental GPS app adding several new features - read the details here.
WingX Pro7 version 6.4

WingX update adds ADS-B traffic and obstacles

Hilton Software, maker of the popular WingX Pro7 app, recently announced that version 6.4 is now available in the App Store. This upgrade adds a number of features, including ADS-B traffic and obstacles on the moving map screen. The traffic…

Top 10 iPad apps for student pilots

The iPad is a great tool for pilots of all skill levels, from airline captains to student pilots. Read on to see our ten favorite apps for student pilots, providing tools for flight training, organization, navigation and digital charts.
LogTen Pro

LogTen Pro app review

One of the first truly stand-alone logbook apps for iPad was LogTen Pro, and the app has continued to improve over the years. The latest version, LogTen Pro Universal, is the best yet, and works on iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. We take it for a spin.
In-flight weather on ForeFlight

ForeFlight update adds Stratus support

ForeFlight recently released version 4.5, a substantial update for the app that enables ADS-B weather and adds other features. The update is free, and available in the iTunes App Store. Let's take a look at the new features.

First look: the new Garmin Pilot iPad app

The new Garmin Pilot app just received a comprehensive update, including the addition of a slick new interface. Our app reviewer runs it through a test flight to see how it performs in the cockpit.

Heading to Sun ‘n Fun this week? There’s an app for that

The free Sun 'n Fun app for iPhone, iPad, Android & Kindle Fire provides all the information needed to travel to and navigate this exciting aviation show in Lakeland, FL. Includes maps, schedules, fly-in NOTAM, exhibitor lists and more.
Sporty's Learn to Fly Course

A look inside Sporty’s new Learn to Fly app

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Sporty's Pilot Shop has offered training courses for over 20 years, beginning with VHS tapes and then DVD and online training products. Last week, the company introduced the latest version of its course, and for the first time there is a dedicated app for iPad/iPhone. Let's take a look at some of the features.

New features added to WingX Pro 7

Hilton Software released an update to WingX Pro7 today, adding new features and improvements to this feature-packed aviation iPad app.