iPad Pros

First impressions after flying with the iPad Pro 11″ and 12.9″

Apple introduced two new iPad Pro models last week, available in 11" and 12.9" sizes, which are now available for sale. We've been using them here in the office and took them up on a few flights in a Cessna 172 and Cirrus SR22 – here are our initial thoughts.

Apple releases iOS 6.0.1 update with improvements and bug fixes

Apple today released a small update to iOS 6, available to download and install directly from your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch.

ADS-B webinar coming up October 2

While ADS-B may be confusing, it’s probably the most important technological change you will have to deal with as a pilot over the next two decades. So it’s worth the effort to learn this new language, and a new webinar aims to help

9 ways to read iPad Pilot News

At iPad Pilot News we're dedicated to helping pilots keep up with the latest in mobile technology, covering new apps, accessories and best practices for flying in a paperless cockpit. Here's a rundown of all the different ways you can read our articles, including dedicated iPad apps and social media options.
Stratus for iPad

Sporty’s introduces weather receiver for ForeFlight

Sporty’s has introduced the Stratus, a portable weather receiver specifically made for the iPad. It combines an ADS-B and GPS receiver into a single unit that wirelessly streams NEXRAD radar, text weather, TFRs and aircraft position to the popular ForeFlight Mobile app for iOS devices.

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

The annual Sporty's Pilot Shop Fly-in is this Saturday, May 18, at the Clermont County Airport (I69). Three seminars will cover the iPad, from Sporty's, Garmin and ForeFlight.

Fix coming soon for iOS 8.3 GPS bug

In addition to releasing details on the fall release of iOS 9, Apple also informed developers at their annual conference that a fix will be out for the external GPS bug in the upcoming iOS 8.4 update. This should be available by June 30th at the latest.
Bad Elf Pro+ GPS

iOS 11.1 fixes high-speed GPS bug

After thoroughly testing the latest iOS 11.1 update, ForeFlight and Bad Elf are reporting that the GPS bug affecting jet operators flying at speeds over 300 knots has been fixed.

Aspen Connected Pilot gets certified

One year after announcing an ambitious plan to connect iPads to panel avionics, Aspen Avionics has received STC approval for Connected Pilot, the first in their planned line of Connected Panel products. The product is a complete two-way solution, including both hardware and software.

iOS Update Green Light program: iOS 12.2

Apple recently released iOS 12.2, which adds the new premium Apple News+ magazine subscription service, Siri commands to launch TV shows, TV controls in Control Center, new Animoji and numerous updates for Safari, Apple Music and support for the new Airpods.