Powered parachutes became a recognized category of aircraft by the FAA in 2004. Since that time, no writer or publisher has taken on the task of writing a complete textbook that covers all aspects of powered parachute flight. That changed recently with the introduction of Roy’s Powered Parachute Book. [Read more…]
Seattle Avionics Software has released version 2.0 of its FlyQ EFB for the iPad. Version 2.0 puts the emphasis on maps and plates rather than tab bars, button bars, and other non-essential elements, according to company officials.
“The software industry tends to devolve into a battle to add features, even when they clutter and complicate apps,” said Steve Podradchik, CEO. “We think that’s fundamentally wrong. With FlyQ EFB 2.0, we made the common tasks easier to keep the pilot’s focus on charts and plates. A pilot should fly the plane, not the iPad.”
Existing FlyQ EFB users will see all the enhancements without removing familiar buttons or functions. [Read more…]