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.
The FAA does periodic testing of GPS which can result in unreliable or unavailable GPS signals in specific regions of the country. The next testing session is scheduled for May 4 - 13, and centers around an area 70NM east of Jacksonville, FL. Here are the details.
Bad Elf, the company who makes the popular external GPS accessory for iPad, recently released an update to their supplemental GPS app adding several new features - read the details here.
On April 19, Sporty's hosted a live webinar on ADS-B and new cockpit technology for pilots. The hour-long presentation covered the basics of ADS-B, relevant FAA regulations and the options for both panel and portable ADS-B receivers. The video archive of this webinar is now available--watch it here.