iPad preflight tip: verify your charts are downloaded

Having up-to-date charts on your iPad is easy with an app like ForeFlight or Garmin Pilot, 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.

iPad legal briefing – what pilots need to know

Time to get current on iPad regulations. In this detailed article, we explain what you need to know to stay legal with your iPad in the cockpit.

Understanding the iPad’s controls

The iPad is not completely button-free, and knowing how to use the four physical controls on the tablet can help you get more out of it. Let's review all they can do.

Flying with the iPad – a beginner’s guide

As active general aviation pilots and flight instructors, we hear pilots ask all the time things like "which app should I use," or "is it legal" and "where should I mount the iPad in my airplane." So to make things easier, we've collected our most popular educational articles and videos.