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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.
Garmin Pilot Android app

Garmin Pilot Android – finally a real Android app for pilots

Android users have been clamoring for a full-featured aviation app to match some of the impressive products available on iPad and iPhone. It's finally here, with the launch of Garmin Pilot. We take it for a spin.

First look: the new Garmin Pilot iPad app

The new Garmin Pilot app just received a comprehensive update, including the addition of a slick new interface. Our app reviewer runs it through a test flight to see how it performs in the cockpit.

Garmin Pilot My-Cast app adds XM Weather support

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Last week Garmin released a big update to their popular Pilot My-Cast iPhone/iPad app, and most notably added support for XM Satellite Weather.
WxWorx XM Weather Receiver

XM Weather on the iPad

Finally, datalink weather is available on the iPad. Baron's Mobile Link system allows you to view all the XM Weather you need on popular apps like ForeFlight. Is it worth the money? How does it work? We explain it in this article.