March 13, 2013
By Benét J. Wilson
As I continue my personal journey as a student pilot, I’m always looking for any tip, trick, or technology that will help me in the learning process. To that end, there are myriad apps that can help do just that. Below are five handy apps submitted by AOPA members. These are not endorsements of any app.
Do you have a fuel, FBO, or aviation services app that you enjoy using? Please pass them, along with any others, my way here. I want to make sure that the Android users continue to be represented in this column, so please keep the Google Play app recommendations coming! The complete list of apps I’ve reviewed since October 2012 is in AOPA’s online archive.
AOPA eNewsletter and Social Media Editor Benét J. Wilson joined AOPA in 2011. She is working on her private pilot certificate.
Pilot Training and Certification,
Over the past several years, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) developed its digital flight planning tools into a suite of products that put flight planning capability, airport directory information and aviation weather in pilots’ hands. AOPA partnered with Seattle Avionics to create FlyQ EFB, an electronic flight bag (EFB) iPad application, and FlyQ Pocket, a smartphone application.
AOPA is exiting the electronic flight bag (EFB) market, and the association’s existing products will transition to Seattle Avionics.
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