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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh recap for iPad pilots (it was a big year)

There were lots of new product announcements at EAA AirVenture this year, including new ADS-B receivers, gadgets for the cockpit and aviation app updates. Here's a recap of what was introduced.

Why you should update your iPad to the new iOS 6

Apple released the much-anticipated iOS 6 software update yesterday for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Learn how to install this free update on your iPad and learn about some of the great new features.

Three iPad seminars this weekend at Sporty’s Fly-in

The annual Sporty's Pilot Shop Fly-in is this Saturday, May 17, at the Clermont County Airport (I69). Three seminars will cover the iPad, from Sporty's, Garmin and ForeFlight.

Is voice recognition the next big thing for aviation iPad apps?

The iPad is an excellent resource for those flying single-pilot in GA airplanes, but it still requires lots of heads down time to find the necessary information for each phase of flight. Voice recognition and digital assistant features like Siri might provide a better way for us to interact with these devices and provide more meaningful information in flight.
Boeing ForeFlight

Boeing buys ForeFlight – what comes next?

ForeFlight, the scrappy software startup that grew into an aviation powerhouse over the last 10 years, has officially made it to the flight levels. Boeing announced today that the $100 billion airplane maker is buying the Houston-based app company for an undisclosed sum.
Sporty's Learn to Fly Course

A look inside Sporty’s new Learn to Fly app

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.

Apple releases iOS 6.1 software update for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

Apple released a new software update to the iPhone and iPad operating system today, adding some new features and bug fixes.

Quick guide to iPad forums at Sun ‘n Fun 2015

The flying season's unofficial kick-off is next week, as the gates open for the 2016 edition of the Sun 'n Fun Fly-in. Here are a few of the most popular iPad sessions to consider.
iPad Pro 10.5"

New 10.5″ iPad Pro: impressions after the first flight

We put Apple's new 10.5" iPad Pro through the paces, both in the office and in the airplane. It features a lightning-fast processor, powerful graphics and the best display we've ever seen on an iPad. Is it worth the premium price though? Here are our initial thoughts.

iPad seminars at AOPA Summit 2013

AOPA Summit 2013 kicks off this week in Ft. Worth, Texas, and includes a number of seminars that will be of interest to iPad pilots. Here's the list.