Tag "iphone"

October 10, 2013

Apps instead of Maps: The Top iPad Innovations for Pilots

by Alan Carr Every pilot knows that more weight means added time, and that charts, maps, and manuals add a significant number of minutes to your flight. Thankfully, the iPad Mini weighs less than a pound and can contain pounds of information in just a few apps. Here are some of my favorite iPad resources…

March 28, 2013

Aviation W&B Calculator App: a review

I promise this is my last app review for a while, but the last two I have done have been great. This app is no exception. And no I’m not affiliated with the company, beyond getting to try it on my iOS devices. Aviation W&B Calculator was chosen by Sporty’s and AOPA as one the…

March 20, 2013

Takeoff – Aviation Weather App: Review

I recently had an opportunity to try what is now my favorite aviation weather app – Takeoff – Aviation Weather I have like five weather apps on my iphone and ipad, but none of them were really optimized for what I wanted to see as a pilot. The beauty behind this app is that it…

January 10, 2013

Flying with music

Flying with music Oh the guilty pleasure of rocking out to your favorite tune while you are piloting an aircraft through the void. Is there anything more gratifying? I remember as a young man trying to rig up my Sony Walkman (cassette tape) to my portable intercom in the ole -152; those where the days!