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.
WingX Pro7 split screen view

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.
iPad Night Mode

Enable “night mode” to save your vision

The iPad has a built-in feature that allows you to invert the colors on the screen. This is very useful when viewing approach charts at night by showing white text and graphics on a black background, and it's easy to set up.

Advanced iPad Flying webinar coming up this Thursday

Sporty's Pilot Shop will be hosting a free webinar this Thursday, October 18 at 8 PM EDT, covering advanced topics on flying with the iPad & ForeFlight Mobile. Read on to learn more about this presentation and how to sign up.

Charging your iPad: what you need to know

One of the standout features of the iPad is its long battery life - a fully charged battery should last you about 9 - 10 hours. Even though most general aviation flights rarely last that long, it's always a good idea to charge the iPad the night before your flight and start with a full battery.
Reminders app on iPad

Use the Reminders app for maintenance tracking

Being a pilot or aircraft owner often means keeping up with lots of currency issues, like flight reviews, annual inspections and medical expirations. Fortunately, the iPad has a built-in feature that makes it easy to stay current.
MyRadar app with aviation features

MyRadar update adds aviation features

MyRadar has been one of our favorite free radar apps for a long time. There's nothing fancy here, but it works and is easy to use. Recent upgrades have made this an even better app, with new features just for pilots.
ForeFlight Mobile ruler on map page

5 quick ForeFlight tips

Most of the major aviation navigation apps we use are packed with more features than we could ever understand. But that doesn't mean there aren't some really useful tools available if we know how to use them. Here are 5 helpful tools that are available in ForeFlight Mobile.
LiveATC Air Radio app

Eavesdrop worldwide with the LiveATC.net app

Imagine if you could turn your smartphone into an aviation radio with almost unlimited range. That's pretty much what the LiveATC Air Radio app does. Open up the app and choose one of 450 airports around the world, and in seconds you're listening to ATC and airplanes communicate in real time.