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The way we move from beginner to expert is by trial and error. Along the way, many of us made some mistakes with the iPad and aviation apps. Here's our list of the 10 most common ones.
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This past year has been an exciting one for iPad pilots, where we saw the release of the 10.5" iPad Pro from Apple, new ADS-B receivers and connected panel options and additions to aviation apps that continue to push their capabilities way beyond that of panel-mount avionics. Here we're going to look at the latest round of updates to two popular aviation EFB apps.
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Garmin released the latest version of their flagship EFB app for iPhone and iPad, adding a new Street Map layer, worldwide winds aloft on the map, expanded aircraft library and a new Connext devices status page. Here's a quick look at each new feature and where to find it.
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The FAA released an updated Advisory Circular for pilots flying with an iPad in commercial operations that now permits the display of aircraft position on the moving map while in flight.
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The latest update to the Garmin Pilot app for iOS adds a nice collection of features that all pilots can take advantage of when flying with the popular aviation app. These include new flight tracking features, logbook currency alerts, tracking of endorsements given by CFIs and support for Garmin's new VIRB 360 and VIRB Ultra action cameras.
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Aerovie is one of the few aviation apps on the market that allows you to submit PIREPs directly to Flight Service when on the ground with an internet connection, and a recent update allows you to submit them directly to Flight Service in the air when connected to an Iridium GO! satellite data hotspot.
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MyRadar has expanded its functionality over the years to show a lot more than just radar. It now offers a dedicated set of aviation features and 11 different weather overlay graphics to keep you better informed. Here we're going to explore the various options and how to customize the display.
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Our compilation of great iPad videos is newly updated, and a great way to take your skills to the next level. Watch webinars for beginners and pros alike, plus product demos and more.
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The iPad is an engaging visual tool, but many pilots forget about its many audio uses. Especially for those pilots who worry about spending too much "heads-down" time with the iPad, it's worth understanding how apps use audio to make flying more efficient and safe. Let's look at some of the options, and how to set up an audio connection to your headset.
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The new Garmin Pilot app update is the biggest yet, adding a suite of new tools for pre-flight planning and in-flight operations. The impressive list includes a new weight and balance calculator, integrated aircraft performance calculations, pilot-configurable checklists, Freehand flight plan editing and much more. Here's a look at how to use them all.
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It only takes a few minutes to learn how to use an iPad and perform basic functions. Here we'll show you how to dive a little deeper into its operation by reviewing the top hidden features and shortcuts.
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Having up-to-date charts on your iPad is easy with an app like ForeFlight or Garmin Pilot, but there's a trap if you're not careful. Because there is no internet connection in the airplane, you must download the chart databases before you go flying. This is not always as obvious as you might think.