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NASA develops Alaska app

Article | Oct 09, 2014

NASA has presented to Alaskan officials the basic ingredients for a satellite-based weather and traffic service for pilots operating in remote areas.

Avionics: Status of Stratus 2

Pilot Magazine | Oct 07, 2014

While this is a long-term review of the Stratus 2 ADS-B receiver, we could have written it after just one flight—that’s how simple the product is to use.

New generation of ADS-B receiver brings new features

Article | Aug 25, 2014

Stratus 2 is a partnership among manufacturer Appareo, Sporty's Pilot Shop, and Foreflight. Because Stratus 2 was built with Foreflight in mind, the level of integration is slick and complete. However, that partnership also is the product's Achilles' heel.

AOPA returns to Jeppesen for online flight planner

Article | Aug 13, 2014

Starting in 2015, AOPA will return to the AOPA Internet Flight Planner (AIFP) powered by Jeppesen, thus retiring the current flight planner, FlyQ Web. AIFP will remain a free member benefit.

Flight data recorder for GA

Article | Aug 05, 2014

Hilton Software announced at EAA AirVenture a new feature for WingX Pro7 that captures and records digital flight data 10 times per second.

Developers offer Oshkosh updates

Apps of the week | Jul 30, 2014

Aviation apps developers offer updates just in time for EAA AirVenture.

AOPA ANNOUNCES EXIT FROM EFB MARKET

News release | Jul 25, 2014

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 exits EFB market

Article | Jul 25, 2014

AOPA is exiting the electronic flight bag (EFB) market, and the association’s existing products will transition to Seattle Avionics.

Garmin Pilot app goes global

Article | Jul 17, 2014

Garmin has expanded the reach of its Pilot app for tablet computers to cover the entire planet.

P&E Avionics: Synthetic Vision for tablets

Pilot Magazine | May 14, 2014

Garmin didn’t invent GPS-derived synthetic vision, but adding it to the G1000 avionics suite legitimized and popularized the technology.

What portable ADS-B receivers don’t tell you

Article | Apr 02, 2014

Portable, receive-only ADS-B devices may not provide a complete picture of traffic near your aircraft.

Garmin pilotizes the VIRB camera system

Article | Apr 01, 2014

Garmin's VIRB action camera now includes a host of accessories to make it more useful in the cockpit. An audio cable captures intercom and ATC communications, and a new removable filter reduces propeller blur.

Do you have the right stuff? Take the EFB challenge

Article | Mar 26, 2014

MyGoFlight is launching a contest to test pilots on their EFB skills.

Aspen begins ‘try it, you’ll like it’ campaign

Article | Mar 12, 2014

Aspen Avionics is offering 10 free flight hours of synthetic vision to its primary flight display customers. Don't buy it and the system goes away after 10 hours--once you're back safely on the ground.

VFR cockpit app enhanced

Article | Mar 12, 2014

Interactive airspace alerts, notam organization, enhanced flight tracking, and expanded European coverage have been added with the latest release of Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck VFR.

BendixKing ends product support for myWingMan app

Article | Mar 11, 2014

BendixKing has announced that it will end product support for its myWingMan electronic flight bag iPad app.

First Look: Breaking a link in the chain

Pilot Magazine | Mar 10, 2014

n March 20, 2009, the crew of an Airbus A340 began a partial-power takeoff in Melbourne, Australia.

Five random apps

Apps of the week | Feb 14, 2014

It's time for the randomizer, which has chosen five apps can help pilots with tasks ranging from preflight calculations to electronic flight bags.

Honeywell to unveil takeoff monitor with performance alerts

Article | Feb 14, 2014

Honeywell is working to provide a reliable takeoff performance monitor that can identify a problem in time to abort a takeoff safely—and avoid nuisance alerts that could risk unnecessary high-speed rejected takeoffs.

UPDATED VERSION OF AOPAS FLYQ EFB OFFERS INCREASED SAFETY AND IFR FEATURES

News release | Feb 12, 2014

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) and partner Seattle Avionics have released Version 1.3 of the popular iPad application, FlyQ EFB, with new functions that include ADS-B traffic display, night mode, instrument procedure overlays and more.

Charts go electronic with these five apps

Apps of the week | Jan 13, 2014

Charts apps allow users to back up, or even replace, traditional paper charts.

Members choose favorite apps

Apps of the week | Dec 26, 2013

This year, AOPA asked members to choose their favorite 10 aviation apps. Participants in the friendly poll chose from between one and 10 apps from a list of 30 picked by AOPA editors. See how they voted.

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