IPad Stuff
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simon
Member Since : 2007
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IPad Stuff

07-11-2010 03:54:34

Who is using an iPad and what are you running?

I use iBal for weight and balance, I like it.
I use GPS xd by motionx for mapping, I like it to. Only $4.99, when was the last time you bought anything that worked for your helicopter that only cost $4.99 and all the maps are free.

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sprint27c
Member Since : 2015
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07-12-2010 09:43:15
Foreflight - great app for all phases for flight planning to moving map enroute stuff too.  Something like $80/yr which includes all charts and approach plates as well.  Very very nice package.
nskaye
Member Since : 2007
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01-12-2011 10:16:07
Anyone using an iPad with ForeFlight?  Any comments on the iPad vs a Garmin 696? 
Rossco
Member Since : 2010
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01-12-2011 10:38:17
how do you mount your Ipads?
IBTM
Member Since : 2007
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01-12-2011 10:42:36
I use the Ipad with foreflight and was able to ditch my Jepp books!!!!  Great solution to hauling approach plates around and a lot easier updating.  I also use a 496 in the cockpit---I like the size better than the 696.
nskaye
Member Since : 2007
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01-13-2011 09:52:15
Are you using the 3G with its internal GPS or the newer model with wifi but adding an external GPS?  Any photos of mounts would be appreciated.  Can it handle bright light?
IBTM
Member Since : 2007
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01-13-2011 10:14:20
Neil--I just sit it on my Knee---no problem.  If it is really bright I just angle the Ipad as I brief the plate.  It is a fantastic backup to my MFD.  Just use the internal GPS in it----but really never use it because I have my MFD and 496
JFB
Member Since : 2009
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01-20-2011 04:21:56
I use both my iPhone and iPad with ForeFlight for all my navigation & airport information.  Viewing weather to compare it to my what I see on my 496 but in a larger view.  Once subscription to ForeFlight runs on multiple devices making it easy, flexible and versatile.  The great thing with the iPhone and iPad is you can also pull up Google Earth views to look for landing / terrain considerations before getting there.  Great stuff!