ForeFlight Mobile features a full range of aviation weather products for comprehensive preflight planning. With avionics connectivity solutions, receive in-flight NEXRAD, METARs, TAFs, PIREPs, and more via the FAA’s NextGen ADS-B network or SiriusXM's satellite weather service.
NEW IN WEATHER
Global Turbulence, Icing, & Surface Analysis Weather Layers
ForeFlight's industry-leading weather visualization capabilities are now better than ever. Five new dynamic Map layers graphically depict global icing, turbulence, and surface analysis forecasts, giving you the tools you need for more informed flight planning. You can view these layers on both mobile and on the web. Check out this article for a deeper dive into these new weather features.
Available in Pro Plus and Performance Plus individual plans, as well as Business Performance and MFB Performance plans.
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Animated, high resolution NEXRAD composite radar, complete with lightning strike, rotation detection, and storm tracks.
Global animated high resolution infrared satellite imagery.
Color coded flight categories based on current weather conditions across the world.
Graphical AIR/SIGMETs & Center Weather Advisories
Forget raw text. ForeFlight plots out and color codes global AIRMETs and SIGMETs directly on the map. Center Weather Advisories are also shown on this interactive weather layer. A helpful filter allows you to toggle on and off each type of advisory when you need to declutter. For specific details, tap on an AIR/SIGMET or CWA to get the full textual report.
Color coded temperatures, plotted right on the map, based on current conditions.
Quickly see global dewpoint spread information, color coded based on the likelihood of adverse conditions.
Color coded visibility values, plotted right on the map, derived from latest station reports.
Global Winds Aloft
With ForeFlight’s Global Winds Engine, view winds aloft forecasts for any point on the planet up to 54,000 ft.
Global surface wind reports are viewable on the map view.
Quickly see global cloud ceiling information, plotted directly on the map where the report was recorded, and color coded based on flight rule (VFR, Marginal VFR, IFR, Low IFR).
Global sky coverage information, plotted directly on the map where the report was recorded.
Model Output Statistics
MOS is an automated weather product that generates forecasts for over 2000 U.S. airports, including many that do not receive official TAFs. Using advanced weather prediction models, MOS forecasts surface wind, visibility, clouds, weather conditions, temperature, and dewpoint, with forecast periods up to 3 days in advance.
With Stratus, harness the full power of the FAA’s nationwide ADS-B network to receive NEXRAD radar, METARs, TAFs, PIREPs, AIR/SIGMETs, and Winds Aloft in flight.
Forget text reports. PIREPs are pulled in from Lockheed Martin Flight Service and plotted directly on the map where the report was made, with appropriate iconography based on type. Tapping on a PIREP displays the full report.
Choose from hundreds of different weather charts from NOAA (US), NAV CANADA (Canada), and Servicio Meterologico Nacional (Mexico). Quickly navigate Imagery by geographic region and chart type. View products in a grid view or swipe between charts in a group.
Filing & Preflight Briefing
Your flight plan can be filed right from the ForeFlight Mobile app. In the Flights view, tap on the Brief button for a graphical, interactive, translated preflight briefing. The briefing, generated using Leidos Flight Service data, is delivered directly to the app on your iPad and iPhone. After you file your flight plan, a copy of your briefing is sent to your email.
Aviation Weather Tips
ForeFlight's Weather Scientist, Scott Dennstaedt, provides tips on using weather guidance in your day-to-day preflight planning.
Long-Range Flight Planning
Scott helps you minimize exposure to adverse weather by making decisions based on medium-to long-range forecasts.