Foreflight Mobile adds new Runway Proximity Advisor feature

ForeFlight Mobile 4.7 is now available in the App Store and introduces a new Runway Proximity Advisor visual and audio alerting feature that advises you when your aircraft is approaching, entering, or crossing a runway.

How to undock and split the iPad keyboard

Learn how to move the position of the iPad keyboard on the screen and change its size in this week's iPad tip.
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5 reasons for pilots to hate the iPad

Yes. The iPad is amazing in the cockpit, but it’s not perfectly designed for aviation. Here are five things Apple got wrong.

Aspen Connected Pilot gets certified

One year after announcing an ambitious plan to connect iPads to panel avionics, Aspen Avionics has received STC approval for Connected Pilot, the first in their planned line of Connected Panel products. The product is a complete two-way solution, including both hardware and software.

Pilot Report: flying with the Garmin GDL 39 ADS-B receiver

The Garmin GDL 39 paired with the Garmin Pilot app provides subscription-free ADS-B weather and traffic data. Learn more about how it works in this pilot report from a recent flight in a Piper Aztec.

Poll: is a 7″ iPad better?

There are lots of rumors about a smaller, 7" iPad. Would this be better for pilots that the current iPad? Vote in our poll and share your opinion.
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Navigation app showdown: ForeFlight vs. Garmin Pilot vs. WingX

It's the #1 question we hear: "I'm looking at the ForeFlight, Garmin and WingX apps, but I don't know which one to buy. Which is the best?" We offer a side-by-side comparison of the core features, and share some (completely biased) opinions. Read more, and add your opinion.
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Using GoodReader for aviation document management

The iPad can do so much more for pilots than just show charts – it’s also an ideal document organizer and reader. Using an app known as GoodReader ($4.99 from the App Store), you can store and organize a wealth of PDFs and other aviation electronic documents. Here are a few recommendations.
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Use your iPhone in flight with the DeLorme inReach

Many pilots have come to depend on their iPhone for most of their communication needs, but in the air cell phones are useless. That's why the new DeLorme inReach is such a great idea--this portable device pairs with your smartphone to add two-way communication capability to any iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or Android device.
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Top 8 iPad stories of Oshkosh 2012

What was the hottest story at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012? No contest--the iPad was on the minds of pilots everywhere. Here's our list of the 8 most interesting iPad stories to come out of the 2012 show.