https://ds2q22dwzczts.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/08125531/ff-synthetic-vision.png 420 763 Eric Radtke https://ipadpilotnews-images.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/07120009/logo.png Eric Radtke2023-09-09 08:35:202023-09-09 08:41:05Video: Flying an instrument approach with Foreflight synthetic vision on iPad – connected to Sentry Plus
ForeFlight synthetic vision takes situational awareness to the next level - especially when connected to a Sentry Plus ADS-B receiver. This portable device provides real-time pitch and bank information and now it even uses baro-corrected altitude for the ultimate backup display.
https://ds2q22dwzczts.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/07135901/sentry-traffic-copy.jpg 1080 1584 Bret Koebbe https://ipadpilotnews-images.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/07120009/logo.png Bret Koebbe2023-03-07 14:03:312023-03-07 14:05:42How to use ADS-B traffic when flying with a portable Sentry receiver (video tip)
Portable ADS-B receivers provide subscription-free weather and traffic information to pilots, displayed on mobile devices like iPad or iPhones. Here we'll take a look at how to use the traffic display and alerting features when flying with a Sentry portable ADS-B receiver and ForeFlight.
https://ds2q22dwzczts.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/11103410/bret-aztec.jpg 1536 2049 Bret Koebbe https://ipadpilotnews-images.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/07120009/logo.png Bret Koebbe2022-10-11 10:35:302022-12-06 11:27:43Video: How to use ForeFlight to make your single pilot flying safer
When set up and used properly, your iPad and an aviation app like ForeFlight can serve as a digital copilot during all phases of flight, from preflight to landing. In this video, we'll show how to take advantage of several of the smart features in Foreflight to help you make better decisions and use its flight monitoring capabilities to keep you out of trouble.
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When you’re flying long cross-country flights or variable routes due to challenging weather, it pays to have an orderly way to charge electronics. In fact, a depleted battery is one of the few issues we've ever had with an iPad. That's why we love this new charging kit—it provides everything you need to keep all your devices topped off, from iPad to iPhone to ADS-B receiver.
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ForeFlight, aviation's most popular app, has come a long way from the days of basic weather maps and digital charts. In this fast-paced webinar, ForeFlight product expert Josh Berman shows off some of the latest enhancements to the app and shares some advanced tips for getting the most out of the app. You'll learn about the new downloads view, enhanced weight and balance, terrain advisor changes, weather forecast tools, and much more.
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Datalink weather has the potential to make your flying safer and more comfortable - but only if you know how to use it properly. Join Air Facts editor John Zimmerman for an in-depth look at ADS-B, SiriusXM, and how to use them in flight. Topics include 5 key weather rules, the differences between ADS-B and SiriusXM, and real world weather flying scenarios.
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There are dozens of options for securing an iPad in the cockpit, but one of our favorite new options is the Flight Outfitters iPad Flight Desk. It combines a protective case, an in-flight organizer, and a flexible iPad kneeboard into one product. Pilots have the option to use it as a bi-fold flight desk, complete with a clipboard, or as a basic iPad leg strap. In this video, Sporty's Doug Ranly explains all the features.
https://ds2q22dwzczts.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/07113930/FF-SV-Glide.jpg 1200 1600 Bret Koebbe https://ipadpilotnews-images.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/07120009/logo.png Bret Koebbe2022-01-25 16:07:162022-01-25 16:07:16ForeFlight Tip: Synthetic Vision and Glide Advisor
This week's tip takes a look at how to use ForeFlight's optional synthetic vision display in the app. This simulated view of the outside world displays ground features and terrain alongside the app's digital flight instruments.
https://ds2q22dwzczts.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/07114651/PIVOT-screen-IPN.jpg 882 1568 John Zimmerman https://ipadpilotnews-images.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/07120009/logo.png John Zimmerman2021-10-19 14:02:152021-10-19 14:02:15Video: reviewing the new PIVOT A20A case
There are plenty of iPad cases to choose from, but most were not designed specifically for aviation so they're too bulky and cumbersome in tight cockpits. PIVOT is different. Designed by an airline pilot, this system combines a simple, robust case with a sleek mounting solution. In this video review, you'll see some of the innovative features on the latest model, the A20A.
https://ds2q22dwzczts.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/07114752/Kneeboard-still.jpg 938 1666 John Zimmerman https://ipadpilotnews-images.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/07120009/logo.png John Zimmerman2021-09-28 08:52:462021-09-28 08:52:46Video: comparing the top 4 iPad kneeboards
Kneeboards have changed drastically over the last 15 years. Once used for charts and flight plan forms, kneeboards are now used to hold the most trusted navigational tool: an iPad, tablet, or phone. There are more options than ever, ranging from very basic to deluxe, so the decision can be a difficult one. In this new video, Sporty's John Zimmerman compares four popular kneeboards, and offers his thoughts on the strengths and weaknesses of each one.
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ForeFlight redesigned the Plates section of the app earlier this…
https://ds2q22dwzczts.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/07115349/iPad-Digital-Copilot-July-2021-Webinar-BK.jpg 1200 1920 Bret Koebbe https://ipadpilotnews-images.s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/07120009/logo.png Bret Koebbe2021-07-15 08:44:022021-07-15 08:44:02iPad Proficiency Check – new webinar recording
Check out the recording of this fast-paced presentation, which covers a wide range of practical topics on flying with the iPad and the ForeFlight Mobile app. Led by Bret Koebbe, an active pilot and flight instructor at Sporty’s Pilot Shop and Editor of iPad Pilot News, this webinar recording explores topics applicable to pilots of all iPad experience levels