Year-end trends for iPad pilots

2017 brought countless app updates, dozens of new products, and lots of news for pilots. How's this for progress? ForeFlight turned 10 years old and set its sights on even bigger prizes, while professional pilots finally got approval to use own-ship position on EFBs. Here are seven other trends we followed this year.

FAA to study portable electronic devices on airplanes

Could the days of "please turn all electronic devices off until 10,000 feet" be coming to an end? Maybe. We explain how to contribute your opinion.

Flying with the iPad eBook updated

Last year we published an eBook that combined our most popular articles and top 10 lists into a single resource. But six months is a long time in the world of the iPad, so we've updated and expanded the eBook to cover the latest information

ForeFlight enhances web flight planning application

Most pilots know ForeFlight as a full-featured aviation app for iPad and iPhone, but aren't aware that they also offer a web-based flight planning application. This was recently enhanced to provide full airport information as well, including weather reports and forecasts.

iPad pilot gift guide – Christmas 2018 edition

Whether you're a pilot shopping for another aviation enthusiast or you're a non-pilot desperately trying to figure out what to buy the (slightly weird?) aviator on your list, iPad apps and accessories are a good bet. Here's our list of the top 10 things any iPad pilot would like this Christmas.
Logbook Pro for Kindle Fire

Logbook Pro now on Kindle Fire

A lot of pilots are curious about Amazon's new Kindle Fire--the combination eReader and tablet that runs on a customized version of Android. Logbook Pro is one of the first aviation apps we've seen for the Fire.

Year in review: accessories

This article is part 2 of 3 in our series that looks back at the world of iPad in 2012. Here, we'll review the year in iPad accessories. It may have been a busy year for apps in aviation, but software had nothing on hardware in 2012.

New Advanced iPad Flying webinar next week

iPad Pilot News will be presenting a new Advanced iPad Flying webinar next week covering a wide variety of iPad topics including new iOS 8 features, ADS-B weather, accessories, preflight tips, ForeFlight Mobile and more.

Apple’s new iPad makes cockpit computing more affordable

Today Apple announced new and refreshed models for its mobile device platform. The announcement brings a new price for the iPad Mini, and an entry level 9.7 inch iPad to replace the aging iPad Air 2.

Pilot’s Guide to iOS and IPadOS 13

Apple released the next major software update for the iPhone and iPad, bringing lots of new features and capabilities to both devices. As with any major iOS release from Apple, there are hundreds of updates and feature changes, ranging from an all-new Reminders app and a Dark Mode, to small Control Center tweaks that make everyday interactions more powerful. It's also much faster, offering significant performance improvements in everyday tasks like FaceID unlock and launching apps.