There are many ways to calculate airplane weight and balance with an an iPad, but the best method we've found yet is with the Aviation WB Calculator app. Learn all about the app in this week's app review.
ForeFlight recently hosted a seminar at Sporty's 2012 Fly-in, where company co-founders Jason Miller and Tyson Weihs updated pilots on the latest company news and shared some pro tips. Now you can watch a recording of this 50-minute seminar, including the slides.
FltPlan.com is a popular website for flight planning and weather briefings, especially among professional pilots. They have offered a free iPhone/iPad app companion for some time, but initially it was a fairly limited app that simply allowed pilots to download their FltPlan.com nav logs to their iPad. Recent updates have made it a more complete and powerful app.
Aviation weather expert Richard L. Collins has turned his classic video Advanced Weather Flying video series into exciting iPad apps. Each app contains nearly 2 hours of expert weather instruction shot in and around airplanes, and goes beyond the basics to teach how to apply weather theory to real-world situations.
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.