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How to configure iPad wireless settings during preflight

It's important before each flight to properly configure the iPad's wireless radios, especially when using a Bluetooth or WiFi accessory. Here are our recommended wireless settings for various iPad and accessory combinations.

How to use the Dual GPS direct connection feature in ForeFlight

The latest version of ForeFlight allows the app to connect directly to the Dual XGPS150 receiver, bypassing Apple's iOS 6 external GPS bug. Here we'll explain how to use this feature.

External GPS issues with iOS 6

A bug in the iPad's operating system can cause problems for some using an external GPS, like the Bad Elf or Dual, with popular aviation apps. Here we'll show you how to resolve the issue.

Pilot report: flying with AOPA FlyQ and the Dual XGPS170 ADS-B receiver

The AOPA FlyQ app recently added support for the Dual XGPS170 ADS-B receiver. We took the pair up for a test flight to see how it worked and check out the latest in-flight weather features of FlyQ.

Do I really need an external GPS?

Does my iPad have a built-in GPS? If it does, can I trust it? What are the options for an external GPS receiver? There are lots of questions to consider, and we'll answer them all.

Flight test: WingX Pro 7 and Dual XGPS170 ADS-B Receiver

The Dual XGPS170 ADS-B receiver is now available for WingX Pro iPad users. Learn all about it and see how the performance compares to Stratus and ForeFlight.

How to configure iPad wireless settings during preflight

It's important before each flight to properly configure the iPad's wireless radios, especially when using a Bluetooth or WiFi accessory. Here are our recommended wireless settings for various iPad and accessory combinations: