Archive for the ‘Avionics’ Category

Foreflight on dealing with iPad data deletion.

Foreflight has published some warnings and advice for how to deal with the iPad iOS 5 behavior of deleting information unexpectedly. If you are downloading large files and your iPad or iPhone is running low on disk space, iOS 5 can remove data from inside apps under certain conditions. For example, if you had 1GB of free [...]

AOPA Summit — Garmin Aero 796 Tablet EFB

Garmin introduced their new touch tablet EFB the Garmin 796. I seldom meet a gadget that I don’t like, but I’m not sure if, at $2,500 this is a better value than an iPad with Foreflight and other av apps. Having said that, it does have some nice features. The screen is bright enough to [...]