ZuluLog.com releases new pilot logbook app

ZuluLog.com has release its new iOS app targeted for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touchdevices. Although the new app can be used as a standalone pilot logbook on the device, it is designed to be used in conjunction with a cloud-based user account at ZuluLog.com. Customers can use the new app to enter, edit, and view records from anywhere, regardless of data connection availability. Once back online, customers can sync data from the app to their online ZuluLog.com accounts with a single click, company officials said.

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Garmin Pilot app premieres

Garmin Pilot-Icon Menu

Garmin International has released Garmin Pilot, a new aviation app for iOS devices, including the iPad and iPhone, and Android-based mobile devices. The app offers general aviation pilots navigation, trip planning, DUAT(S) filing, weather and electronic flight bag capabilities.

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PocketHorizon debuts


Logical Drive has released PocketHorizon, a battery-backed Standby Artificial Horizon (Attitude Indicator) for any airplane, running on any iOS device from an iPad 3 to an iPhone to an iPod touch, using OS 4.2 or higher.

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Planes on Poles… really!

From the press release, “Don’t roll your eyes when you hear I have yet another app. This one is so stupid you have to love it!” Okay, maybe that part is from the pre-roll to the release, but AircraftMerchants president and nascent iPhone/iPad app-creator Todd Huvard has done it again. This time with Planes on Poles. Think plane-spotting without the noise and motion. Planes on Poles is an “app for uploading and sharing photos of Planes on Poles with other rigid airframe aficionados”. Below are screenshots from the app on my iPad. When loaded on an iPhone, the app allows a user to easily upload images to the Planes on Poles map for others to see and enjoy. The app is free from the App Store. [Read more…]

Turn your iPhone into personal flight recorder

Flyvie Lite 4 is a free iPhone app, from Flyvie, for recording flights. Combined with the new Flyvie web-based Viewer, which emulates the recorded flight, the user can view the flight recording anytime, anywhere. Flyvie Lite enables real-time tagging for an efficient post flight debriefing. With the Flyvie Viewer, the user can also edit the video. The new Flyvie Viewer is now compatible with both the Flyvie Lite app recording system and the Flyvie Pro Recorder.

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iFlyWhere debuts


iFlyWhere, from AeroCharts, is a free app (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch) that allows users to map all available airports in any radius from any airport. The user inputs the home airport identifier along with the minimum and maximum distance radius desired and iFlyWhere drops a pin on every airport. Airports may be selected to zoom in for the distance from the home airport or for a closer look. A touch delivers the FAA Airport/Facility Directory data or the user may surf to favorite web resources for airport info. While iFlyWhere is a Universal App optimized for both the iPad’s large display and for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Settings options allow the user to select: [Read more…]