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The New iPad is Basically the Old iPad

During a primarily education-focused event, CEO Tim Cook and his executive team detailed Apple's "creative new ideas for teachers and students." Unfortunately there was no specific mention of ideas for pilots and flight instructors.

Garmin Pilot My-Cast app adds XM Weather support

Last week Garmin released a big update to their popular Pilot My-Cast iPhone/iPad app, and most notably added support for XM Satellite Weather.

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.

ForeFlight moves beyond DUATS

ForeFlight has gone one step further in its transition away from DUATS services by integrating a new Lockheed Martin route tool for improved flight planning. They're also recommending pilots discontinue using the DUATS weather briefing tool in the app.
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3 reasons the new iPhone 5 is good for pilots

Unless you are living under a rock, you probably heard that Apple announced the latest version of their best-selling iPhone today--the iPhone 5. Why should pilots care? Actually, there are some new features here that are helpful for pilots.

Apple announces iOS 13 and iPadOS – what pilots need to know

Apple announced the latest software updates for iPhone and iPad at their annual developer conference this week. Here's a look at the new features pilots will be most interested in and why they matter.

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.
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.

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.

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.