Tag Archives: iPad

CloudAhoy and IFR Procedures


The more I use CloudAhoy, a free IOS app for iPhones and iPads, the more impressed I am. This app is a great tool for debriefing flights with your safety pilot or instrument instructor to show exactly how well you tracked an airway … Continue reading

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Could the iPad be Outlawed in the Cockpit?


From AOPA: Use an iPad or other electronic flight bag (EFB) in the cockpit to pull up charts or instrument approaches? A proposed advisory circular could limit their use in the cockpit and stunt their growth potential under the Next … Continue reading

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WingX Pro Announces Synthetic Vision for the iPad


From the Aero News website: SynthViz Comes To iPad | Aero-News Network As of Tuesday, aviation synthetic vision is available on the iPad. Hilton Software LLC announced the addition of Synthetic Vision to its flagship WingX Pro7 for iPad product. WingX Pro7’s … Continue reading

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Do Personal Electronics Interfere with Cockpit Instruments?


This is from AVWEB: http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/avflash/1930-full.html#204798 An International Air Transport Association report suggests cellphones and other personal electronics, notably the iPad, can cause alarming disruptions to aircraft systems. The report, obtained by ABC News, is said to document 75 instances between … Continue reading

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Victor Airways Support Using ForeFlight Mobile HD on the iPad


You Left Coast and fly-over Heartland pilots will probably not understand the relevance of this post, because you usually file IFR>direct to your destination. But, for the rest of us East Coast IFR guys (and girls), filing Victor airways as a … Continue reading

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ForeFlight 4.0 Updates Mobile HD for iPad and iPhone Users


ForeFlight Mobile HD users on iPhones and iPads will be pleased with the latest 4.0 upgrade, available for download through the Apple App Store. The latest update to this EFB program includes some needed options which make the user interface … Continue reading

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ForeFlight Mobile HD or WingX Pro7?


If you are a pilot and own an iPad, chances are you have already heard about some new apps which allow your tablet to function as an Electronic Flight Bag, or EFB. The FAA has approved the iPad as Class 1 EFB for … Continue reading

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Geo-referenced Approaches into Leesburg


This past weekend, I finally had the chance to do a post-maintenance flight in my Bonanza after its annual inspection was completed. The weather was clear and the sky blue, especially welcoming after the horrendous storms that came through Central Florida last week. After … Continue reading

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iPad2 and Foreflight Mobile HD


ForeFlight has issued a blog post comparing the performance of their EFB program on the iPad2 versus the iPad1. Very informative. http://blog.foreflight.com/2011/03/13/foreflight-flies-on-ipad-2-performance-tests-from-launch-weekend/

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Sunday Buzz | Alaska Airlines testing iPads in cockpits | Seattle Times Newspaper


The airlines are now finding out what General Aviation pilots have known since last year. The iPad will make a great Electronic Flight Bag. Sunday Buzz | Alaska Airlines testing iPads in cockpits | Seattle Times Newspaper.

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