FltPlan.com is a popular website for flight planning and weather briefings, especially among professional pilots. They have offered a free iPhone/iPad app companion for some time, but initially it was a fairly limited app that simply allowed pilots to download their FltPlan.com nav logs to their iPad. Recent updates have made it a more complete and powerful app.
Aviation weather expert Richard L. Collins has turned his classic video Advanced Weather Flying video series into exciting iPad apps. Each app contains nearly 2 hours of expert weather instruction shot in and around airplanes, and goes beyond the basics to teach how to apply weather theory to real-world situations.
Android users have been clamoring for a full-featured aviation app to match some of the impressive products available on iPad and iPhone. It's finally here, with the launch of Garmin Pilot. We take it for a spin.
That seemingly ordinary iPad 2 that Apple is selling for $399 has actually been modified internally in ways that, in some cases, can yield better battery life, according to a report.