Sporty’s to present 3 iPad Seminars at Oshkosh

Sporty’s will once again be hosting a series of seminars at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012, the world’s largest airshow. Experts from Sporty’s staff will share tips and advice on popular iPad topics.

Garmin introduces ADS-B weather receiver for iPad, Android and Garmin portables

Today Garmin introduced a new portable ADS-B receiver compatible with the Garmin Pilot app on iPad and Android. The device provides subscription-free weather, traffic and WAAS GPS navigation data and connects wirelessly via Bluetooth.

Video of Advanced iPad Flying Webinar now available

The video recording of Bret Koebbe's Advanced iPad Flying webinar is now available on YouTube. Check it out here.
Garmin GLO GPS for iPad

Garmin introduces GLO GPS for iPad, iPhone and Android

Garmin has been the undisputed leader in aviation GPS products for over a decade, and now they are joining the iPad revolution. Today the company unveiled GLO, a portable Bluetooth GPS made for mobile devices like the iPad and Android tablets.

Advanced iPad Flying webinar coming up this Thursday

Sporty's Pilot Shop will be hosting a free webinar this Thursday, July 12 at 8 PM EDT, covering advanced topics on flying with the iPad & ForeFlight Mobile. Read on to learn more about this presentation and how to sign up.

Get ready for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh with free app

With the free AirVenture Oshkosh app for iPhone, iPad and Android, you'll have convenient access to all the information needed to get you ready to enjoy the world’s greatest aviation celebration at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Shutting down an app

How to close an app–the right way

Everyone knows how to open an app on the iPad--just tap the icon and it's off to the races. This is one of the things pilots love about the iPad. But what about closing apps--do you know the difference between sleeping and shutting down an app? It's an important distinction.

Setting up iCloud to track down a lost or stolen iPad

Apple's free iCloud service is something all iPad users should take advantage of. Learn how to enable the service on your device, and how to use it to track down a lost or stolen iPad.

Get the most out of your Dual Bluetooth GPS receiver with free app

A free app from Dual Electronics provides GPS satellite & battery status from the Dual Electronics Bluetooth GPS on your iPad. Learn all about it here.
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Use the iPad’s built-in screen capture function

You've got the perfect weather map or nav log displayed on your iPad screen. The only problem is you're sitting in the FBO using the free WiFi, and you'd really like to have that chart in the cockpit in half an hour. What can you do? Fortunately, the iPad comes with a built in screen capture function.