iOS 11

Pilot’s Guide to iOS 11

The much-anticipated iOS 11 software update is now available for your iPhone and iPad. There are several things pilots should take into consideration when deciding when to update, and we’ll cover them here. We’ll also take a look at several new iOS 11 features that pilots should take note of after updating.

Sporty’s to present 3 iPad Seminars at Oshkosh

Sporty’s will once again be hosting a series of seminars at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012, the world’s largest airshow. Experts from Sporty’s staff will share tips and advice on popular iPad topics.

New iPad Air: first impressions and mounting options

The new iPad Air is Apple's next-generation iPad, and features a smaller footprint, lighter weight and speedier processor. Here are our first impressions and a few suggestions on how to mount it in the airplane.

New ADS-B transponders from Garmin include iPad option

Many pilots may be wondering how there can possibly be another ADS-B product, what with a slew of options from Garmin, L-3, Aspen, Appareo and Freeflight. Isn't the market full? It's certainly crowded, but Garmin's introduction this week of a new series of 1090 MHz ADS-B Out transponders is noteworthy for a few reasons.
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FAA reopens $500 ADS-B rebate program – key takeaways

The most frequently asked question we receive here at iPad Pilot News relates to portable vs. installed ADS-B equipment, and what type of hardware must be installed to be legal to fly in U.S. airspace after January 1, 2020. This is a complicated subject area, and unfortunately, there isn't a one-size-fits-all answer.

Apple announces iPad Mini & iPad 4

Apple today released the new iPad Mini, offering many of the same features as the iPad 2 with a smaller size and lower price. Learn all about the slim new device and how it will benefit pilots.

AOPA exits the EFB market

AOPA announced last week that they are exiting EFB market, and will instead offer a new free app focused on member needs next year.

Top 10 articles of 2016 at iPad Pilot News

We published over 150 articles, videos and quizzes on iPad Pilot News this year. Here you'll find the top 10 most popular articles over the course of the year; all of them are still worth reading.

Apple introduces new iPad

Apple today announced a new iPad model, featuring significant improvements to the device's hardware. The most notable feature is the new Retina display, which now has a resolution of 2048 x 1536 pixels - four times that of the iPad 1 & 2.

New iPad EFB approval program available

Unlike most GA pilots, commercial operators and those flying large turbine multiengine aircraft require FAA approval to use the iPad to replace paper charts. A new service from Sporty's takes care of the approval process for a hassle-free transition.