ForeFlight adds Caribbean and Mexico charts

ForeFlight released its twentieth update of the year today with version 5.5. This adds IFR charts for the Caribbean and Mexico, oceanic planning charts and an enhanced document syncing feature.

ForeFlight Tip: how to use cockpit sharing

A feature recently added to the ForeFlight Mobile app allows 2 pilots using iPads or iPhones on the same WiFi network to easily share flight plans in the air. Here we'll show you how to do it.

ForeFlight 5.4.2 fixes Dual GPS bug, adds Stratus sharing

The latest update from ForeFlight (version 5.4.2) was released today, and while it isn't a major one, there are a few improvements that are worth noting. Let's review the highlights.

ADS-B weather products: what you’ll see in flight

Pilots are using in-flight weather now more than ever, thanks to subscription-free ADS-B weather and the iPad. Here we'll show you what weather products are available, and what they look like in the air using the ForeFlight app.

ForeFlight Tips: distance rings and track vector

ForeFlight has many powerful features integrated throughout the app; here we'll show you how to use the Distance Rings and Track Vector to improve your situational awareness in flight.

App updates: latest from ForeFlight, Garmin, WingX and AOPA

The pace of app updates seems to have accelerated in recent months, with all the major app developers releasing new features since Oshkosh. In this article, we'll recap what's new in ForeFlight Mobile, Garmin Pilot, WingX Pro7 and AOPA FlyQ.

FSXFlight adds traffic support to ForeFlight and Flight Simulator X

A plug-in for Microsoft Flight Simulator called FSXFlight allows you to display your simulated position and navigation information on an iPad running ForeFlight. A recent update to the plug-in also allows you to display the simulated traffic from FSX in ForeFlight. Here's how to do it.

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.

Navigation app showdown, round 2 – ForeFlight vs. WingX vs. Garmin

We update the most popular article ever published on iPad Pilot News. Which aviation app is best? What has changed? Join the debate.

ForeFlight rolls out another big app update

ForeFlight released another big update to their popular aviation app today, adding some exciting new features. Among these is the ability to view approach charts and taxiway diagrams directly on the moving map.

Where to find chart supplements in ForeFlight Mobile

Using the iPad for digital charts is great, but you need to know where find the supplements and legends that go with the IFR and VFR charts. Here we'll show you where they are located throughout the ForeFlight app.

New Stratus 2 firmware available

A new Stratus firmware update is available in the latest version of ForeFlight Mobile. Read on to learn how to install this update to your device.