The latest iPad GPS from Bad Elf is now available. The Bad Elf Pro features an LCD screen, 16-hour battery life, and can simultaneously connect to up to 5 iOS devices over Bluetooth.
The iPad works very well as a paper chart replacement for pilots. This week's tip will teach you how to optimize settings on both the iPad and several aviation apps to make sure your charts stay viewable and locked in place during critical phases of flight.
The number of aviation apps has exploded over the past two years, with thousands of options for flight training, weather briefings, games and so much more. With that in mind, compiling a list of the top 10 apps may seem foolish, but we're going to try--after all, a brand new iPad pilot needs to start somewhere.
Two new all-in-one cockpit apps have recently hit the App Store, from two well-known names in aviation: Bendix/King’s myWingman and AOPA’s FlyQ EFB. These new apps join an already crowded marketplace, going head to head with established leaders ForeFlight, WingX and Garmin. Can the new players match up?
Garmin released an update to the Garmin Pilot app, adding new ADS-B features, a split-screen option for the traffic display and support for the larger screen on the iPhone 5.
Using the iPad in the cold winter months can be difficult, especially when wearing gloves. These special touch-screen gloves from Isotoner solve that problem by allowing you to interact with your favorite apps while keeping your hands warm at the same time.
Apple today released a small update to iOS 6, available to download and install directly from your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch.
ForeFlight Mobile recently introduced some powerful flight planning advisor tools to help you better choose routing and altitudes based on real-time weather and recent ATC routings. Learn how to use them here.
An overlooked feature that Apple included with iOS 5 is Multi-Touch Gestures. These allow you to quickly perform routine tasks without relying on the bottom Home button. Learn how to take advantage of them here.