Sporty's recently hosted a webinar in cooperation with ForeFlight that offered a number of useful tips for flying with aviation's most popular app. A video recording of the webinar is now available.
Unplanned holds tend to get assigned at the most inopportune times, towards the end of a flight when the weather is bad. A new app aims to take some of the guesswork out of flying a hold, by allowing you to enter all the pertinent data and displaying both instructions and a visualization of the procedure right on your iPad.
There is no shortage of pilot logbook apps available on the app store, but there aren't many options for maintaining aircraft times and records. A new app called Black Box Aviation aims to fill that void, allowing you to create maintenance records that are searchable, easily shared and securely backed up in the cloud.
CloudAhoy has found a lot of fans among general aviation pilots because of its powerful flight logging and debriefing tools. For anyone who wants to be more data-driven about reviewing training maneuvers, instrument approaches or aerobatics, the app is an invaluable. Over the past six months, the app has grown up a lot, with a focus on making it easier to review flights - no matter how you log them. Here's what's new.
Most pilots know ForeFlight as a full-featured aviation app for iPad and iPhone, but aren't aware that they also offer a web-based flight planning application. This was recently enhanced to provide full airport information as well, including weather reports and forecasts.