Apple releases iOS 6.1 software update for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

Apple released a new software update to the iPhone and iPad operating system today, adding some new features and bug fixes.

iPad Mini mounts roundup

The iPad Mini is small enough to be mounted on the yoke or window without blocking the instrument panel. So what are the best mounts? We review the options.

iPad preflight tip: verify your charts are downloaded

Having up-to-date charts on your iPad is easy with an app like ForeFlight or WingX, 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.

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Top 8 weather apps for pilots

Checking the weather before a flight has always been one of the most popular uses for the iPad. But which app to use? We offer 8 good ones.

Video of new iPad webinar now available

iPad Pilot News editor Bret Koebbe recently presented an updated version of the Flying with the iPad webinar as part of EAA's webinar series. Check out the full 70 minute video recording here.

Garmin Pilot app update adds new map control features

Garmin released its first app update for 2013, adding a selection of features to make their aviation apps for iPad and Android more user-friendly.

New cloud-based Documents feature comes to ForeFlight

We've mentioned before that ForeFlight's Documents feature is a powerful, but under-appreciated, tool. Now this tool is getting a big upgrade, with the ability to store documents in the cloud (via Dropbox) and sync across multiple devices.

New iPad webinar coming up this Wednesday

Join Bret Koebbe from Sporty's Pilot Shop at EAA's free webinar covering the latest in iPad apps, accessories and tips & tricks. Learn more about the presentation and how to register here.

Sporty’s introduces new Instrument Rating Course app for pilots

Sporty's new Instrument Rating Course app brings all the features of Sporty's popular Instrument DVD course to iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch. The app includes extensive video training and test prep features to prepare pilots for both the real world of instrument flying and the FAA tests.