https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/FFM-iPhone-Tips.png 600 1200 John Zimmerman /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png John Zimmerman2013-04-17 14:55:332013-04-17 14:55:36ForeFlight tips for the iPhone
One of the best things about ForeFlight Mobile is that a single subscription will work on multiple devices, including an iPad and an iPhone. But there are some differences in how the app works on the smaller screen, so let's explore some tips for easier ForeFlight operation on the iPhone.
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Choosing an iPad model can at first seem daunting when trying to sort through the various models and options. Here we'll break them down and show you what features and specs are best suited for pilots looking to use it in the cockpit.
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iPad Apps are continuously updated by app developers to provide new features and fix small software problems. Here we'll show you how to find and install these updates.
https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Close-app-feature.png 600 1200 Bret Koebbe /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png Bret Koebbe2013-02-18 16:59:332013-02-20 09:58:21How to close an app–the right way
Everyone knows how to open an app on the iPad--just tap the icon and it's off to the races. This is one of the things pilots love about the iPad. But what about closing apps--do you know the difference between sleeping and shutting down an app? It's an important distinction.
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Does my iPad have a built-in GPS? If it does, can I trust it? What are the options for an external GPS receiver? There are lots of questions to consider, and we'll answer them all.
https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Preflight-chart-download-feature.png 600 1200 Bret Koebbe /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png Bret Koebbe2013-01-22 17:33:592013-01-22 18:00:10iPad preflight tip: verify your charts are downloaded
Having up-to-date charts on your iPad is easy with an app like ForeFlight or WingX, but there's a trap if you're not careful. Because there is no internet connection in the airplane, you must download the chart databases before you go flying. This is not always as obvious as you might think.
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iPad Pilot News editor Bret Koebbe recently presented an updated version of the Flying with the iPad webinar as part of EAA's webinar series. Check out the full 70 minute video recording here.
https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/ipad-mini-yoke-feature.png 600 1200 Bret Koebbe /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png Bret Koebbe2013-01-08 19:51:312013-01-14 15:57:13Getting started with your new iPad in the cockpit
While the iPad is a very user-friendly tablet, there are some additional items pilots should be familiar with when using it as an EFB in the cockpit. We've collected our most popular educational articles here to help new iPad pilots hit the ground running.
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The Spotlight Search is very simple and powerful tool on your iPad. Learn you can quickly find and launch apps with it in this week's tip.
https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/fltplan.com-feature.png 600 1200 Bret Koebbe /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png Bret Koebbe2012-12-04 18:25:572013-01-14 16:10:42Top 5 Fltplan.com iPad app tips
The Fltplan.com app is a great supplemental tool for pilots, offering free charts and moving maps. Here are 5 helpful tips.
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This week's tip explains how a simple power reset can solve app problems, wireless accessory issues and sluggish performance.
https://ipadpilotnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/cfi-2.png 360 640 Bret Koebbe /wp-content/uploads/2021/04/logo.png Bret Koebbe2012-10-19 13:21:102013-01-14 15:59:11A practical approach for using the iPad during flight training
This post is a guest editorial by David Zitt, Flight School Manager at Sporty's Academy. He offers valuable insight into how to best integrate technology into the flight training process.