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.


Announcement: 1090 MHz ADS-B Traffic Models Now Available on Kickstarter

December 17, 2015

  One of the most common requests we’ve gotten since we launched the Kickstarter campaign is to support dual-band traffic on both 978 MHz and 1090 MHz.  We were expecting those requests, but we were really surprised by the number of non-US pilots asking us for a 1090 MHz-only traffic and AHRS accessory.  The weather data on 978 MHz is only available within the US from the FAA NextGen system, but traffic and backup attitude information are valuable tools for every pilot world-wide. At launch we decided to focus on weather and AHRS as the biggest “bang for the buck” features.  But our loyal fans and would-be backers have spoken!  So today, we’re adding two new configurations with 1090 MHz traffic...

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App Spotlight: iFlightPlanner

December 15, 2015

  iFlightPlanner to Fully Support the Bad Elf ADS-B Receiver We’re excited to announce that iFlightPlanner will be fully supporting the Bad Elf ADS-B receiver at product launch. iFlightPlanner is a popular flight planning tool that started with a browser-based interface in 2010 and has expanded since then to support the iPad and other mobile tablets/phones as well. All of the flight information is synchronized via the iFlightPlanner Cloud. We asked John Burnside and Andy Matthews, co-founders of iFlightPlanner, a couple of questions about iFlightPlanner: Bad Elf: Hi guys! Thanks for supporting us. Please tell us more about iFlightPlanner and what design philosophies and features set it apart from other aviation apps.Andy: iFlightPlanner is headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan and we...

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