Top iPad stories from Sun ‘n Fun 2013

The 2013 edition of the Sun 'n Fun Fly-in is now in the books, and as usual there were plenty of new product announcements. No part of the show was hotter than iPad apps and accessories, so let's review some of the major stories at the show.

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 128GB iPad now available

The new 128GB iPad is now available from the Apple store, and has twice the storage of the 64GB models currently available, providing a nice option for those with large storage needs.

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.

2013 year in review – apps and accessories

As the year draws to a close, it's worth pausing to consider just how far we've come in the past 12 months. With that in mind, here's our annual look at the year that was: the new apps, the new features, the accessory introductions and much more.
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.

iPad pilot’s guide to Sun ‘N Fun 2017

The flying season’s unofficial kick-off is next week, as the gates open for the 2017 edition of the Sun ‘N Fun Fly-in at the Lakeland airport. There will undoubtedly be new products to see and spectacular airshows to take in. But for iPad pilots, there will also be some great opportunities to learn about the new iPad Pro models, latest iPad tips, apps and accessories.

Top 10 articles of 2014

From synthetic vision apps to powerful ADS-B receivers, there were more tips and news stories to keep up with than ever in 2014. Out of the 158 articles we published over the last 12 months, these were the 10 most popular.

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.

AirVenture Oshkosh iPad seminars available for review

The iPad was bigger than ever at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh this year, with over 40 educational seminars on the topic and lots of new iPad product and app news. Here are the slides from two of the presentations covering essential iPad pilot tips and a pilot’s guide to the ADS-B system to review on your own schedule.