Tag Archives: iPad

The Ins & Outs of ADS-B & The Stratus-ForeFlight System

by Michael “Mick” Kaufman In the last issue of Midwest Flyer Magazine, I dedicated part of the column to type-specific flight training for which I will add an additional comment in this issue. Several issues back, I mentioned flying with … Continue reading

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AOPA Launches FlyQ Electronic Flight Bag

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has released the FlyQ Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) for the iPad, the latest addition to its family of digital flight planning products. The new app is a complete pre- and in-flight planning tool … Continue reading

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You & Your iPad In Flight

by Harold Green In recent years, the advent of “Portable Electronic Devices” (PEDs), such as the iPad, have produced a wave of such devices in the cockpits of general aviation aircraft. These devices offer not only navigational information, but also … Continue reading

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Extending Your iPad’s Battery Life

One of the main questions pilots have when they convert from paper aeronautical charts to digital, is will their battery last the whole flight? The argument for staying with paper is – it never “fails” or needs to be re-booted … Continue reading

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AOPA Launches FlyQ Electronic Flight Bag

Frederick, MD – The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) has released the FlyQ Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) for the iPad, the latest addition to its family of digital flight planning products. The new app is a complete pre-and in-flight planning … Continue reading

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AirVenture, Technology & Us

by Harold Green It is late summer and this is an aviation publication. Therefore we have the opportunity to discuss EAA AirVenture, held annually at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. AirVenture is truly a unique event with worldwide scope. … Continue reading

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Is Your iPad Legal?

by Jeffery Taylor Aviation Consultant WisDOT Bureau of Aeronautics Do you own an iPad? Or are you considering buying one for your cockpit to display aeronautical charts? If so, you are part of a mass movement in aviation toward the … Continue reading

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A Surfeit of Data

by Harold Green These days we suffer from a surfeit of data. There seems to be two sources. Pilots themselves and the advent of more advanced electronics. The even more advanced electronics of the glass cockpit is a subject for … Continue reading

Posted in April/May 2012, Columns, Columns, Flight Safety, Pilot Proficiency | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Appreciating What We’ve Got

by Craig Fuller President & CEO Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association It’s that time of the year when we take stock of the things we’re grateful for, consider the achievements of the past 12 months, and prepare for the year … Continue reading

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The iPad & ForeFlight, Powerful Tools Inflight & In The Office

by Gustav Ryberg Flight School Manager/Chief Flight Instructor Wisconsin Aviation-Madison I am an indiscriminant pilot. I spend considerable time aloft in a diverse fleet of aircraft. At times I find myself behind brightly lit glass panels where weather, traffic, and systems … Continue reading

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