Flight testing the iPad Mini

The iPad Mini hit the shelves today and we put one to the test in the cockpits of several GA airplanes to see how it compared to the full-size iPad. Read the full report here.

Apple releases iOS 6.0.1 update with improvements and bug fixes

Apple today released a small update to iOS 6, available to download and install directly from your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch.

ForeFlight Mobile tip: how to use the flight planning Advisors

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.

How to use multi-touch gestures to increase your iPad productivity

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.

How to get your favorite aviation magazines on your iPad

Want to read your favorite aviation magazines on your iPad? This article explains where to find the digital editions and how to download them.

ADS-B traffic pilot report

A recent trip from Florida in a Piper Aztec provided an excellent opportunity to test out the new Garmin GDL 39 ADS-B receiver. Hooked up via Bluetooth to an iPad equipped with the Garmin Pilot App, I set off to see how much traffic we would see on the screen vs. out the window.

Apple announces iPad Mini & iPad 4

Apple today released the new iPad Mini, offering many of the same features as the iPad 2 with a smaller size and lower price. Learn all about the slim new device and how it will benefit pilots.

Advanced iPad Flying webinar video

Sporty's Pilot Shop recently hosted a webinar on Advanced iPad Flying. The hour-long session included iPad power user tips, a legal briefing for pilots and ForeFlight Mobile tips. The event was recorded, and the video recording is now available

A practical approach for using the iPad during flight training

This post is a guest editorial by David Zitt, Flight School Manager at Sporty's Academy. He offers valuable insight into how to best integrate technology into the flight training process.
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5 quick WingX tips

Last week, we offered 5 quick tips for ForeFlight. Today, we'll present another 5 tips you can try right away, this time for WingX. This powerful app has loads of features, but you may not know about all of them.