July 26, 2013
By Dave Hirschman
Leaders in the aviation iPad revolution will meet during EAA AirVenture to discuss the future of tablet computers in general aviation.
Executives from ForeFlight, Garmin, Hilton Software, Jeppesen, MyGoFlight, and others are scheduled to take part in a forum on Wednesday, July 31, at 1 p.m. in Pavilion 6.
The roundtable gives pilots an opportunity to hear directly from the people at the center of one of the biggest changes in decades in the way pilots plan and make their trips. Those who attend will be able to ask questions of panelists directly.
AOPA Pilot Senior Editor Dave Hirschman joined AOPA in 2008. He has an airline transport pilot certificate and instrument and multiengine flight instructor certificates. Dave flies vintage, historical, and Experimental airplanes and specializes in tailwheel and aerobatic instruction.
Propeller pioneer Robert Hartzell is among four people who will be inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 2015.
Garmin has updated the GDL 69 datalink receiver to take advantage of the SiriusXM G4 network, providing pilots with weather data and music.
Founding pilots of the Civil Air Patrol played a vital role protecting America when wolf packs of German submarines were at the door. They gathered in Washington this week to accept one of the nation’s highest honors.
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