ForeFlight 5.2 adds Canadian, Helicopter charts

The latest version of ForeFlight Mobile adds some major new charting capabilities and should open up the app to more widespread adoption. There are also some upgrades for current users, so let's review what's new.

New ForeFlight seminar video available

Join ForeFlight founders Jason Miller and Tyson Weihs in this recorded seminar as they cover the popular ForeFlight Mobile aviation application for iPad and iPhone from the Sporty's 2013 Fly-in.

ForeFlight tip: using the swipe gestures to switch between charts

The recent ForeFlight Mobile app update added some hidden new features, including the ability to swipe between charts and view multi-page procedures with just one tap. Here's how to do it.

Flying with ForeFlight course now an app

Last month we told you about a new ForeFlight training video, offered by Sporty's. This comprehensive training course includes over an hour of HD video, and is now offered as a native iOS app.

ForeFlight 5.1 brings traffic display

ADS-B traffic has been a hot topic lately, with a number of portable ADS-B receivers hitting the market that receive traffic. The latest version of ForeFlight Mobile enables this feature, for use with the Stratus 1 and 2 receivers. Version 5.1 also adds some other new enhancements, so let's review what's new.

New iPad EFB approval program available

Unlike most GA pilots, commercial operators and those flying large turbine multiengine aircraft require FAA approval to use the iPad to replace paper charts. A new service from Sporty's takes care of the approval process for a hassle-free transition.

ForeFlight tips for the iPhone

One of the best things about ForeFlight Mobile is that a single subscription will work on multiple devices, including an iPad and an iPhone. But there are some differences in how the app works on the smaller screen, so let's explore some tips for easier ForeFlight operation on the iPhone.

New Stratus adds attitude, traffic

This week at Sun 'n Fun, the team of Appareo, ForeFlight and Sporty's unveiled a second generation Stratus ADS-B receiver. What's new? We review the features.

New ForeFlight training program now available

A new video training program covering the ForeFlight Mobile app is now available from Sporty's Pilot Shop. It's designed to help pilots learn both the basic and advanced features of aviation's most popular app.

ForeFlight version 5.0 adds terrain, runway centerlines

ForeFlight seems focused on making their best-selling app an even more powerful in-flight tool, in addition to its numerous pre-flight uses. Version 5.0, just released to the App Store, ups the ante yet again, with a slew of new features.

Track up and obstacles come to ForeFlight

2013 is shaping up to be a busy year for ForeFlight. Just a few weeks after releasing version 4.8, the app company unveiled version 4.9, with some major new features--including track up and obstacles.

How to use the Search Box in ForeFlight Mobile

The ForeFlight Mobile search feature is a powerful tool that can save you a lot of time during preflight planning and while flying with the app. Learn how to take advantage of it to quickly find airports and plan flights in this week's tip.