Apple recently updated their iPad battery safety certifications documentation to state that the iPad lithium polymer battery meets the testing and safety criteria required by Advisory Circular (AC) 120-76B
Learn about Sporty's new series of aircraft & avionics training apps, allowing you to prepare for new ratings and certificates while on the go with your iPad and iPhone.
While ADS-B weather is fairly well understood, some new models (like the GDL 39) add ADS-B traffic to the mix. This subject is more complicated and there has been a great deal of confusion about when and how pilots can view this traffic information. In this article, we'll try to explain in plain English what ADS-B traffic is, how to get it and what the limitations are.
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.
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.
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.
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.