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ForeFlight and SXAR1 – flight test report

About a month ago, ForeFlight introduced support for the SiriusXM Aviation Receiver, also called the SXAR1. We've had the chance to fly with it on numerous trips now, and overall we've found the SXAR1 to be reliable and useful. Here are some notes from a recent cross country flight.

New personal weather station available for iPhone & iPad

Netatmo has released a new personal weather station that sends indoor and outdoor weather data from 2 sensors directly to your iPhone or iPad over WiFi.

Brush up on your weather flying skills with Richard L. Collins’ Advanced WX Flying apps

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.
Stratus mounted on the dash

Flying with Stratus: a practical perspective

A lot of pilots are looking for a real world PIREP on the Stratus ADS-B weather receiver to see how it really works in the cockpit. We've been flying with Stratus for months now, and can share some helpful tips.
Stratus for iPad

Sporty’s introduces weather receiver for ForeFlight

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Sporty’s has introduced the Stratus, a portable weather receiver specifically made for the iPad. It combines an ADS-B and GPS receiver into a single unit that wirelessly streams NEXRAD radar, text weather, TFRs and aircraft position to the popular ForeFlight Mobile app for iOS devices.

MyRadar Weather Radar – a great app for pilots

Many of the full-featured flight planning apps like ForeFlight and WingX provide excellent resources to help during your preflight weather planning. They provide a full complement of FAA text weather products and graphical imagery - some…