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Mounts and kneeboards are the two most popular ways to secure an iPad in the cockpit. The options for kneeboards in particular have expanded in recent years, which can make the buying decision a little complicated. In this Product PIREP video, we take four of the most popular iPad kneeboards up for a test flight in a Cessna 172. See the different models in action, and learn what their unique advantages are.
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ForeFlight offers multiple ways to research and plan for weather on upcoming flights, including graphical weather layers on the moving map, a dedicated imagery section with advanced forecast data from the National Weather Service and the standard weather briefing option provided by Flight Service. This week's video tip dives deeper into these resources to help you keep an eye on the development of hazardous weather from both a long and short-range perspective.
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Let's face it, we're viewing much of the same aviation data in our favorite iPad apps that has been around for decades. What's different now though is that this information is presented in a much more meaningful context, thanks to the iPad's high-resolution touchscreen display and innovative features from aviation app developers.
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Pilots flying with ForeFlight have access to more weather information than ever before, including options for both ADS-B and SiriusXM weather in flight. The variety of options is great, but it can be confusing. In this test flight video, we explore the differences between these two systems, and compare Stratus (ADS-B) with SXAR1 (SiriusXM). Which system is better? Can you use them both? Come flying with us as we explain.
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ForeFlight, the most popular app for pilots, blends flight planning,…
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The iPad is now standard equipment for most pilots’ flying and you'll want to find out about any issues with your iPad while you’re on the ground and have an internet connection. Our latest video tip explains how to do it in less than five minutes by following a simple checklist.
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There have never been more options for receiving and displaying in-flight weather on your iPad, including both SiriusXM (satellite-based and subscriptions) and ADS-B (ground-based and subscription-free). In a recent webinar, Sporty's John Zimmerman and ForeFlight's Scott Dennstaedt reviewed the most popular weather receivers for ForeFlight and shared dozens of tips for making safer in-flight weather decisions. The hour-long video also includes five real world scenarios that show datalink weather in action.
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The aviation landscape around the iPad is constantly changing as new iPad models, app updates and accessories are being introduced, helping to improve the in-flight digital experience for pilots. Bret Koebbe, editor of iPad Pilot News and flight instructor at Sporty's Pilot Shop, recently presented a webinar on 10 things every iPad pilot should know to help pilots stay up with the latest on everything iPad in aviation.
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Sporty's recently hosted a webinar in cooperation with ForeFlight that offered a number of useful tips for flying with aviation's most popular app. A video recording of the webinar is now available.
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Sporty's John Zimmerman recently hosted a webinar on ADS-B in cooperation with Jeff Johnson at Appareo, covering the basics of the system plus options for both panel-mount and portable ADS-B avionics. This fast-paced presentation covered a lot of ground, and the video recording is now available.
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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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We continue our ForeFlight video tip series this week with 3 new topics from Sporty's Flying with ForeFlight training course. These are designed to help pilots get the most out of ForeFlight and stay proficient with aviation's leading app.