SiriusXM and WSI Corporation have introduced the SiriusXM SXAR1 Portable Aviation Receiver, which connects with WSI Pilotbrief Optima, giving general aviation pilots in-flight access to SiriusXM Aviation via iPad and iPad mini.
DENVER – MyGoFlight has introduced a Universal Cradle device holder that, when combined with MyGoFlight mounts, simplifies and lowers the cost of pilots using EFBs, iPads or tablets in the cockpits of planes, according to company officials.
“Every time you upgrade your iPad, tablet or EFB, it can wreak havoc on your existing mounting system, especially in situations when not all pilots carry the same exact device or use the same case,” said Charles Schneider, CEO of MyGoFlight. [Read more…]
Sporty’s now offers a selection of kneeboards for the use of all iPad models in the cockpit.
Just introduced is the AppStrap for the iPad Air (5th Generation), which uses a protective, form-fitting gel case that attaches with a Velcro link to a heavy-duty, adjustable leg strap and buckle.
Jeppesen has completed rapid decompression tests of a new iPad Air, proving device integrity in the unlikely event of sudden pressure loss.
The August 2013 Idaho Aviation Association newsletter is online. In the newsletter are details on how to get a free Idaho A?FD iPad app; updates on the rebuilding of Big Creek Lodge; not to mention regular updates from president Jim Davies and District managers.
The AppStrap 5 has just been released for pilots using heavy-duty or military-grade iPad and tablet cases like the Otterbox Defender, Gumdrop Droptech, and Griffin Survivor.