Video of new iPad webinar now available

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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.

Getting started with your new iPad in the cockpit

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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.

How to quickly find apps on your iPad

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.

Top 5 Fltplan.com iPad app tips

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The Fltplan.com app is a great supplemental tool for pilots, offering free charts and moving maps. Here are 5 helpful tips.

iPad troubleshooting tip: cycle the power

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This week's tip explains how a simple power reset can solve app problems, wireless accessory issues and sluggish performance.

A practical approach for using the iPad during flight training

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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.
WingX Pro7 split screen view

5 quick WingX tips

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Last week, we offered 5 quick tips for ForeFlight. Today, we'll present another 5 tips you can try right away, this time for WingX. This powerful app has loads of features, but you may not know about all of them.
iPad Night Mode

Enable “night mode” to save your vision

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The iPad has a built-in feature that allows you to invert the colors on the screen. This is very useful when viewing approach charts at night by showing white text and graphics on a black background, and it's easy to set up.

Charging your iPad: what you need to know

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One of the standout features of the iPad is its long battery life - a fully charged battery should last you about 9 - 10 hours. Even though most general aviation flights rarely last that long, it's always a good idea to charge the iPad the night before your flight and start with a full battery.
Reminders app on iPad

Use the Reminders app for maintenance tracking

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Being a pilot or aircraft owner often means keeping up with lots of currency issues, like flight reviews, annual inspections and medical expirations. Fortunately, the iPad has a built-in feature that makes it easy to stay current.
ForeFlight Mobile ruler on map page

5 quick ForeFlight tips

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Most of the major aviation navigation apps we use are packed with more features than we could ever understand. But that doesn't mean there aren't some really useful tools available if we know how to use them. Here are 5 helpful tools that are available in ForeFlight Mobile.

How to configure iPad wireless settings during preflight

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It's important before each flight to properly configure the iPad's wireless radios, especially when using a Bluetooth or WiFi accessory. Here are our recommended wireless settings for various iPad and accessory combinations: