Engineering Magic®

Apple Approved
Bad Elf's accessories meet the requirements of  Apple's MFi program.  Our engineering team tests extensively with each new product release of the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Apps Galore
Developers with deep domain expertise and great design acumen combine Bad Elf and Apple devices to create the ultimate user experience.  See the list.
No Cellular Required
Our products provide rock-solid GPS to iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch to allow you to see your GPS position in any app on the App Store.


Introducing the Bad Elf ADS-B Receiver. Finally, Affordable Weather & Traffic.

November 16, 2015

Finally, Affordable ADS-B For years we have heard from you, our loyal customers and fans, just how much you wanted reliable and affordable ADS-B weather and traffic information in your cockpit. Together, we have the opportunity to make aviation history. In 2010, Bad Elf brought aviation-grade GPS to the iPad. Today, we’re announcing the first affordable ADS-B weather and traffic receiver with universal app compatibility for just $299. For pilots who want the safety benefits of a backup attitude source, we’re offering a model with AHRS for just $150 more. We’re announcing this today as a Kickstarter campaign. That means we need your help to raise the funding to make this a reality. By backing our campaign, you’ll get the Bad...

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Bad Elf Customer Appreciation Program

September 02, 2015

  Five years ago this month, we introduced the first Apple-approved plug-in external GPS receiver to the market. That product was the Bad Elf GPS for 30-pin Dock Connector, which grew out of a humble skunkworks project.  Since then, we have learned and grown more than we ever expected. We owe that success to our customers, many of whom have been enthusiastic supporters since those early days. As our way of saying thank you, we are offering a customer appreciation upgrade program for the month of September. For folks looking to upgrade to a new Bad Elf GPS unit with more features, we’re offering up to $100 cash back when you trade in your old device. The process is simple:...

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