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iPad Pilots: it’s time to update your digital charts

Get out your iPad and connect to WiFi - it's time to update your digital charts. The new cycle starts January 8 and will be valid for 28 - 56 days depending on chart type.

WingX Pro tip: customizing the moving map window layouts

The WingX Pro moving map page provides a wide variety of configuration options to display multiple windows simultaneously. Here we'll show you the various options and how to set them up.

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.

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.

WingX Pro Tip: How to use FlightShare

WingX Pro recently added a new feature that allows pilots to quickly share flight plans between multiple devices running the app. This feature, called FlightShare, is very useful for two pilot crews or flight instructors. Here's how to use it.

WingX version 6.9.1 hits the App Store

WingX Pro7 has released its first update of 2013, with version 6.9.1 now available in the App Store. This is mostly a maintenance release, with bug fixes and a few upgrades. Let's review the list.

The year ahead: 2013 predictions for the iPad

This is the final article in a series where we review the year that was and look forward to 2013. Previous articles have discussed the year in apps and accessories for iPad pilots. Here, we'll look ahead to what might be coming next year.

The year in review: apps

This is the first in a series of articles where we'll review the year that was in the iPad aviation world, then make some predictions about what to expect in 2013. Today's topic is apps: the new ones that appeared in 2012, the updates to the existing ones and the state of the market.

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 lock the iPad chart screen in flight

The iPad works very well as a paper chart replacement for pilots. This week's tip will teach you how to optimize settings on both the iPad and several aviation apps to make sure your charts stay viewable and locked in place during critical phases of flight.
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.

WingX adds support for terrain and obstacle alerting

WingX was recently updated to provide terrain and obstacle alerts, a new Flight Share function and compatibility with Aspen's Connected Panel system.