Five WingX Features That Make Flying Easier

When it comes to electronic flight bag (EFB) apps, it can be hard to choose. Feature parity is a real thing now, with most of the apps offering similar functionality (even if the polish is somewhat different).

But WingX, in particular, is often misunderstood, and many pilots find it difficult to use. That’s unfortunate, because WingX has some unique tools¬†that make flying easier and more efficient, especially for us VFR pilots. While other apps might have the same feature, implementation is where WingX shines.

Here are my five favorite WingX features to use while flying.

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DIY ADS-B: Building the Stratux

Stratux ADS-B Receiver

I always seem to be in the market for a good DIY project. I’ve been eyeballing the Stratux ADS-B receiver for some time, but finally pulled the trigger this past December.

After you’re done collecting the basic parts and putting everything together, you’ll have an ADS-B receiver capable of overlaying traffic and weather in your favorite electronic flight bag app.¬†And you really can’t beat the price: $130.

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