Getting Started

If you're new to ForeFlight or looking for a comprehensive overview of the app, this is the place to start. The Courses & Webinars playlist provides in-depth tutorials for using the app, and the Essential Tools playlist has shorter videos covering important tools and workflows in ForeFlight.
Dispatch

Dispatch - an add-on to ForeFlight’s Mobile and Web application - sets a new standard in team flight planning that equally empowers pilots, flight planners, and ops managers in flight departments big and small to collaborate and plan flights with greater efficiency and precision.

Takeoff & Landing Performance

Takeoff and Landing Performance is a powerful flight planning capability that provides safety-enhancing runway performance calculations returned in seconds. Seamlessly integrated into ForeFlight’s flight planning workflow, Takeoff and Landing Performance incorporates aircraft performance and weather data to calculate important flight metrics and ensure they’re within the aircraft’s and runway’s limits. Takeoff and Landing Performance is included at no additional charge in ForeFlight’s Performance Plus plan.

Click here to learn more about Takeoff & Landing Performance. To see if your aircraft is supported for Takeoff & Landing Performance check out our online Aircraft Library.

Takeoff & Landing Safety Distance Factor

ForeFlight’s Takeoff & Landing Performance feature allows you to specify a safety distance factor to produce more conservative runway performance calculations in response to runway conditions or other factors. Takeoff & Landing Performance is included in ForeFlight Performance plans and supports many piston and single-engine turboprop aircraft types.

Enhanced Documents

ForeFlight’s Documents view has an enhanced layout that makes it easier to find, download, and access documents. Documents are also included in ForeFlight’s Sync system, allowing you to access your documents, annotations, and bookmarks from any device. And finally, Documents are now supported on the iPhone, making them even more accessible. Visit https://foreflight.com/documents/ to learn more.

Files in Flights

ForeFlight allows you to associate files, documents, and photos with flight plans using the Files in Flights feature, helping you keep important flight resources organized and easily accessible. Files in Flights is included in ForeFlight Performance plans.

Flight Sharing

Flight Sharing in ForeFlight allows you to easily share your planned and filed flights with fellow pilots, co-pilots, or crew members for improved collaboration and more efficient flight planning. Flight Sharing is available for all ForeFlight subscription plans.

AOPA FBO Fees

ForeFlight displays FBO fees from AOPA’s Airport Directory to help you make more informed flight planning decisions. Access an FBO’s fees from the FBO detail view by tapping the Fees tab. For each fee ForeFlight shows the type of fee and any notes on the left and the cost on the right. Fees that vary by aircraft type or other factors show a range of costs that you can tap into to see the full breakdown.

Send FBO Fuel Orders

FBO Fuel Orders allow you to notify the destination FBO of your estimated arrival time and fuel order request using a simple form that is transmitted right from the Flights tab. Fuel Orders are available for Performance Plus and Business Performance subscribers.

Introducing ForeFlight Performance

Fly fast? Plan faster with ForeFlight Performance, which includes powerful capabilities for high-performance flight planning.

Visit foreflight.com/performance to learn more.

Performance Part 1 - Add New Aircraft & Performance Profiles

This is part one of our Performance video series, which walks through how to set up aircraft using ForeFlight’s new aircraft type database. These features are available with ForeFlight’s Performance Plus plan, which you can purchase at foreflight.com/pricing.

Performance Part 2 - Flights View

This is part two of our Performance video series, which gives an overview of the new “Flights” view and walks through the first step of planning a new flight in the Flights view. These features are available with ForeFlight’s Performance Plus plan, which you can purchase at foreflight.com/pricing.

Performance Part 3 - Route and Altitude Advisors

This is part three of our Performance video series, which looks at the Route and Altitude Advisors and how they can help you find the best route and altitude for your flight. These features are available with ForeFlight’s Performance Plus plan, which you can purchase at foreflight.com/pricing.

Performance Part 4 - Payload and Fuel Planning

This is part four of our Performance video series, which walks through the process of entering payload details for a flight and managing fuel usage, including selecting a fuel policy. These features are available with ForeFlight’s Performance Plus plan, which you can purchase at foreflight.com/pricing.

Performance Part 5 - Weight Checks

This is part five of our Performance video series, which looks at the Weight Verification table for ensuring total aircraft weight remains within structural weight limits, and some common errors that you might see while planning with the Flights view. These features are available with ForeFlight’s Performance Plus plan, which you can purchase at foreflight.com/pricing.

Performance Part 6 - Navlog and Briefing

This is part six of our Performance video series, which walks through how to view and print the detailed Navlog for a flight, and request a weather briefing using ForeFlight Graphical Briefing. These features are available with ForeFlight’s Performance Plus plan, which you can purchase at foreflight.com/pricing.

Performance Part 7 - Filing and Messages

This is part seven of our Performance video series, which walks through how to file a flight plan using the Flights view and review important flight alerts after filing. These features are available with ForeFlight’s Performance Plus plan, which you can purchase at foreflight.com/pricing.

Performance Part 8 - Planning on the Web

This is part eight of our Performance video series, which gives an overview of the Performance capabilities available on ForeFlight’s web application at plan.foreflight.com, including how to set up by-altitude profiles. These features are available with ForeFlight’s Performance Plus plan, which you can purchase at foreflight.com/pricing.

Performance Part 9 - JetFuelX in ForeFlight

This is part nine of our Performance video series, which walks through how to integrate your JetFuelX account with ForeFlight so you can view your contract jet fuel prices inside the mobile app or on the web. These features are available with ForeFlight’s Performance Plus plan, which you can purchase at foreflight.com/pricing.

Set Up Your JetFuelX Account
This video walks you through the process of setting up your JetFuelX account with aircraft profiles and fuel cards. A JetFuelX account is provided free to every ForeFlight subscriber, and you can access it by signing in to https://portal.jetfuelx.com using your ForeFlight username and password. You can also sign up for a JetFuelX account at http://www.jetfuelx.com
Use JetFuelX to Find the Best Contract Jet Fuel Price
This video shows you how to use JetFuelX to find the best fuel prices, plan a trip, and request a fuel release. Existing ForeFlight customers can sign in to https://portal.jetfuelx.com, using your ForeFlight username and password. You can also sign up for a free JetFuelX account at http://www.jetfuelx.com
Set Up Aircraft Performance Profiles For Existing Aircraft

Detailed aircraft performance profiles are key to ForeFlight’s advanced flight planning capabilities and our highly-accurate flight time and fuel burn calculations. The first thing you should do after purchasing or upgrading to the Performance plan is set up your aircraft to use the built-in performance profiles. You only have to do it once, and it takes under one minute.

To see how you can set up a by-altitude performance profile if your aircraft type doesn't come with ForeFlight Performance Profiles, check out our Performance on the Web video.

Aircraft Manager for Multi-Pilot Accounts

Multi-pilot account administrators can manage and distribute company aircraft profiles to all the pilots on an account, allowing for easier aircraft management and reduced setup time for large accounts.

Shared aircraft appear in the Aircraft list for all pilots on the account, along with a tag showing the email address of the administrator who published the aircraft. Pilots can view the details of shared aircraft and use them for flight planning, but all details of the aircraft are locked from editing by the pilots, including the performance profiles.

If the account administrator makes any changes to a shared aircraft, a “Publish Changes” button will appear in the bottom-right, allowing them to instantly distribute the changes to every pilot on the account. Clicking “Unpublish” will revoke access to the aircraft for all users other than the administrator, and they will no longer be able to see or use the aircraft for flight planning.

Mobile PDC and D-ATIS

ForeFlight, in partnership with Satcom Direct, offers mobile pre-departure clearance (PDC) and digital ATIS at over 70 major U.S. airports, simplifying your departure workflow so you can get in the air faster. You can set up the service for any of your aircraft at no extra charge with a Performance Plus or Business Performance subscription plan.

Learn more about PDC with ForeFlight: https://foreflight.com/pdc
Learn more about Performance Flight Planning: https://foreflight.com/performance

Organized Track Systems

Organized Track depictions in ForeFlight provide a valuable reference for pilots who utilize these track systems. Organized Tracks are available on mobile and the web with ForeFlight’s Performance Plus and Business Performance subscription plans.

ForeFlight displays three different track systems: The North Atlantic Organized Track System, the Pacific Organized Track System, and the Australian Organized Track Structure. Individual tracks are color-coded based on direction: East-bound tracks are purple and West-bound tracks are green. Zoom in to the start of each track to see labels for the track’s name and direction. Each waypoint in the track is also labeled.

Import Custom User Charts

In addition to user waypoints and user map layers, ForeFlight now allows you to import User Charts that you can manage and display on the map.

The User Charts feature supports MBTiles, an open source file format developed by MapBox that allows for efficient compression and distribution of large charts. The feature does not yet support vector charts, which can also use the .mbtiles extension. A great tool for creating your own MBtiles is MapTiler, which is free to download and allows you to quickly georeference and export raster charts.

ForeFlight + Jeppesen Partner to Bring Jeppesen Charts to ForeFlight

Jeppesen's global charts, terrain, obstacles, and NavData® are coming to ForeFlight Mobile – your all-in-one solution for planning, briefing, filing, flying, and logging flights. We are excited to announce this partnership that is truly greater than the sum of its charts. Our long-term strategic alliance with Jeppesen will advance the development and delivery of innovative products and services faster than either organization could deliver on its own. Learn more at https://foreflight.com/jeppesen.

SiriusXM Weather in ForeFlight Mobile
ForeFlight and SiriusXM partner to bring nationwide XM weather to ForeFlight Mobile via the portable SXAR1 receiver. Connect your iPad or iPhone to the SXAR1 via Bluetooth and access high resolution radar with storm cell attributes and tracks, winds and temps aloft, METARs, TAFs, AIRMETs/SIGMETs, and more. The SiriusXM Pilot For ForeFlight subscription is available from the SiriusXM Aviation website. The SXAR1 integration is available with ForeFlight 8.1 or later. Learn more at http://www.foreflight.com/siriusxm
EAA 2020 - ForeFlight What's New

This presentation is a must for all ForeFlight customers. Having a hard time keeping up with ForeFlight releases? Do you feel like you are missing out on app capabilities? You won’t want to miss this presentation that covers key features from the last few releases, including Checklist, Jeppesen integration, Logbook, Performance planning, and more.

EAA 2020 - ForeFlight Fundamentals

This virtual presentation covers the fundamentals of flying with ForeFlight. You will learn how to set up and navigate the ForeFlight app, find airport information, look at weather, build a route, brief and file a flight plan, and more. An overview of recently added features is also covered. As a new or existing customer, you can expect to walk away with ForeFlight know-how you can use on your next flight.

EAA 2020 - ForeFlight Power Users

This presentation is an advanced, scenario-based course on flying with ForeFlight. You will learn how to use the app to its fullest from planning to inflight navigation. This course is beyond beginner level and is geared towards pilots who have at least some working knowledge of the app. An overview of recently added features is also covered.

ForeFlight on Frequency: ForeFlight in Canada

Join ForeFlight Pilot Support Team member and professional pilot Dominik Ochmanek to learn how ForeFlight can help Canadian pilots of all stripes plan, file, and fly more safely and easily. Dominik will cover the basics of using the app before diving into more advanced features and workflows like flight plan filing, inflight hazard awareness, and more.

Pilot In Command Logbook Webinar

Watch Thomas Daugherty and Joey Arena present our webinar on ForeFlight's Logbook. This webinar covers the benefits of logging with ForeFlight including automatic logging and currency tracking. Learn how to set up and import your logbook into ForeFlight, create flights that affect your currencies, send and receive endorsements, and more.

Pilot In Command - Decision Making & Inflight Safety

Watch Phil Inman present our Decision Making & Inflight Safety webinar with Q&A. This webinar covers how to use ForeFlight’s safety features that can help you prepare for situations while flying or on the ground. Learn about preflight and inflight tools such as Takeoff and Landing Performance, Glide Advisor, inflight alerts, ADS-B weather and traffic, and more. Special guest Richard McSpadden, Executive Director of AOPA Air Safety Institute joins us to provide insight on aviation trends and increasing safety.

ForeFlight On Frequency: Integrated Document Management for Business Aviation

ForeFlight's integrated document distribution and management capability provides incredible value for flight departments of any size. Watch Caitlin Galloway, ForeFlight's Success Team Lead, demonstrate how to make the most of Cloud Documents and other features to streamline your operation. Watch our other webinars and register for more at foreflight.com/onfrequency.

ForeFlight on Frequency: ForeFlight & Flight Simulators

Staying at home doesn't mean you have to stay on the ground! Watch Ryan McBride, ForeFlight's Lead Designer, demonstrate how to use ForeFlight with flight simulators to maintain your ForeFlight know-how. CFI and aviation photographer Chris Palmer (@AngleOfAttack) will also join this webinar to provide commentary and share insights based on his use of flight simulators with ForeFlight. Learn about and watch other webinars in our On Frequency series at foreflight.com/onfrequency.

ForeFlight on Frequency: Filing IFR with ForeFlight

Save time and headaches by filing your IFR flight plans with ForeFlight! Join Robert MacLeod and Tim Stahl, both members of ForeFlight’s specialized Flight Operations team, as they walk through the simple steps to set up and file US IFR flight plans in ForeFlight. They’ll explain how to configure your aircraft’s filing codes, build a new flight plan using ForeFlight’s Route Advisor, and file the flight plan while avoiding common errors and rejections. This presentation and many others like it are available for viewing at foreflight.com/on-frequency. (Comments during the Q&A session about problems with the webinar refer to technical issues during the initial broadcast. These were removed from the recording prior to uploading to Youtube.)

ForeFlight On Frequency: Going Digital with ForeFlight Logbook

There’s never been a better time to bring your old paper logbook into the 21st century! Join Joey Arena, a member of ForeFlight’s Customer Success team, as he walks through the steps of digitizing your logbook and importing your hours, certificates, endorsements, and more into ForeFlight Logbook. He’ll also show how to convert and import an existing digital logbook from another service into ForeFlight. This session includes Q&A with Joey and Thomas Daugherty, ForeFlight's Logbook Project Manager. Be sure to check out our other webinar recordings and register for upcoming ones at foreflight.com/on-frequency!

Pilot In Command Cross Country Webinar

Watch Phil Inman present our Cross Country Flight Planning webinar. This webinar covers how to plan a cross country flight and what tools ForeFlight offers to make flight planning easier. Learn how to plan a route, check the weather, download the data you need, and more. To learn more about the Pilot In Command webinar series, visit foreflight.com/pic to watch previously recorded webinars and register for upcoming ones.

ForeFlight on Frequency: ForeFlight for Student Pilots

Join Susan DeCastro and Chris Mauser as they discuss the benefits of incorporating ForeFlight into flight training from the student’s perspective. ForeFlight can help demonstrate and reinforce fundamental aviation concepts, provide greater inflight safety and confidence, and help students stay organized with Logbook, Documents, and more.

ForeFlight on Frequency: ForeFlight for CFIs

Watch Thomas Daugherty and Susan DeCastro - both ForeFlight experts and CFIs - explain how flight instructors can integrate ForeFlight into their training plans to help students learn aviation concepts and be better prepared for a future in flight. This webinar includes a discussion of recent features relevant to CFIs plus a replay of our popular "ForeFlight for Flight Instructors" course recorded live at EAA Oshkosh 2019.

ForeFlight on Frequency: Custom Content in ForeFlight

Custom content in ForeFlight is a great way to enhance its usefulness for your own flight operations. Join Joey Arena and Grant Gibbons to learn about the different types of custom content supported by ForeFlight, how to create and combine them into Content Packs, and how to effectively deploy them during different types of missions.

What's New Course - Oshkosh July 2019

ForeFlight Lead Product Designer Ryan McBride walks you through some of the noteworthy new features that we've recently added. For a basic overview of ForeFlight, check out the Fundamentals presentation, and for a more advanced course, watch the Power Users presentation.

Flight Instructors Course - Oshkosh July 2019

Thomas Daugherty and Susan DeCastro - both ForeFlight experts and CFIs - explain how flight instructors can integrate ForeFlight into their training plans to help students learn aviation concepts and be better prepared for a future in flight. Click here to learn more about what ForeFlight can do for flight instructors.

ForeFlight on Frequency: The Power of Jeppesen Charts

See why Jeppesen is the industry leader in aeronautical charts around the world. Join ForeFlight and Jeppesen staff as they discuss the unique benefits of Jepp charts, take a deep-dive into the charts' layout and details, and demonstrate the tight integration of Jeppesen charts within ForeFlight Mobile.

The Transition from Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck VFR to ForeFlight Mobile (Europe Webinar)

Join Markus Marth, Jeppesen customer consultant, and Wolfgang Oestreich, from ForeFlight's European Pilot Support Team, to learn about the basics of flying with ForeFlight. You will learn how to download and navigate the ForeFlight app, find airport and weather information, create a route, set up your aircraft, and much more.

ForeFlight on Frequency: High-Performance Pilots Roundtable

Join us to learn tips and tricks that can help pilots of high-performance aircraft better utilize ForeFlight for their planning and flying. This roundtable discussion includes several ForeFlight staff members as well as senior pilots from leading flight departments sharing insights into their professional use of ForeFlight, including workflow-enhancing features you might not know about. Watch other recordings of On Frequency webinars and register for future ones at foreflight.com/on-frequency.

ForeFlight on Frequency: Internet Traffic in ForeFlight

ForeFlight’s new Internet Traffic feature is here, and it’s available for everyone! Join Alex Smythers of ForeFlight and Julius Ramos of FlightAware as they demonstrate how to use the feature, discuss in-depth details about how ForeFlight loads and animates traffic targets, how FlightAware ingests position reports from a variety of sources, and share tips on combining Internet Traffic with other ForeFlight features to do even more with it.

Getting Started with ForeFlight in Europe

Learn about the essential first steps to take after downloading ForeFlight to help you make the most of it when planning and flying, including signing into the app, linking your Jeppesen account and configuring chart downloads, setting up aircraft profiles, helpful app settings, and more!

New ForeFlight Feature Review (2019 Europe Webinar)

ForeFlight released 12 major updates in 2019, each one filled with new features to make flight planning easier and flying safer. This webinar covers all the highlights, showing how each new feature can help you on the ground and in the cockpit. These features include:

  • Airport 3D and 3D Review
  • Graphical European NOTAMs
  • GAFOR Weather Layer
  • The High Resolution Basemap
  • Takeoff & Landing Performance - And more!
Managing Downloads
Before you take off, be sure to download all the charts, maps, and information you will need for your flight. This video shows you how to do this.
Send To
The Send To button on the Maps view provides some quick and easy ways to send a route to different parts of the app or share it with others.
Improved Planning Features

ForeFlight now offers an enhanced flight planning workflow thanks to improvements to aircraft, the Maps view flight plan editor, and the File & Brief view, which is now called “Flights”.

This video is for ForeFlight customers with subscription plans other than Performance Plus, including the original plans and the Basic Plus and Pro Plus plans. If you have the Performance Plus plan, or want to see what is different with that plan, check out our Performance video series.

Introducing ForeFlight Logbook
Logbook integrates seamlessly with the rest of the ForeFlight app to make flight logging easier than ever. With advanced features like automatic entries from Track Logs, encrypted instructor signatures and endorsements, real-time syncing across all your devices, and automatic backups to the ForeFlight Cloud, keeping a digital logbook is simple, efficient and secure.
Enhanced Documents

ForeFlight’s Documents view has an enhanced layout that makes it easier to find, download, and access documents. Documents are also included in ForeFlight’s Sync system, allowing you to access your documents, annotations, and bookmarks from any device. And finally, Documents are now supported on the iPhone, making them even more accessible. Visit https://foreflight.com/documents/ to learn more.

Customize the Aeronautical Map
ForeFlight's data-driven Aeronautical Maps allow you to customize which map elements you show or hide. You can also choose between Light, Dark, and Classic map themes and toggle terrain features on and off. With the Aeronautical layer selected you can add or remove airspace, view high or low airways, and adjust label text size. Try mixing and matching the new map settings to find the combination that works best for you.
Enabling Terrain
Having trouble finding the Terrain layer in ForeFlight 8? It just moved next door to the Map Settings menu. You can also recreate the World Map from the Map Settings menu by turning on Place Labels.
Fundamentals Course - Oshkosh July 2019

Ryan McBride, ForeFlight's lead product designer, walks you through the basics of ForeFlight, from choosing and buying an iPad, to navigating the different "views" in the app, to planning simple flights. If you're just getting started with ForeFlight, this course is for you. If you already know the basics of ForeFlight and want to explore some of the more advanced features, check out our Power Users course here.

Using the Airports View
The Airports view is your all-in-one source for any kind of information about airports. From current and forecast weather to runways, procedures, and FBOs, the Airports view is one of the most important places in ForeFlight when it comes to flight planning.
Helpful Web Features
ForeFlight on the web includes helpful features that enable fast flight planning from your desktop browser.
ForeFlight Checklist

ForeFlight Checklist integrates one of the most important inflight tools at your disposal into the app you already use for every stage of flight, reducing cockpit clutter and providing an intuitive, simple interface. Checklist is included with our Basic Plus and Pro Plus subscription plans, or as an add-on with other plans. Upgrade at foreflight.com/pricing.

iPad Setup Tips
This video covers some basic iPad settings we recommend to get the best experience from ForeFlight Mobile.
Distance Rings
Keep an eye on how far you are from nearby airports, obstacles, and landmarks using distance rings. You can set the rings to automatically grow and shrink as you change zoom level, or set them to display flight times rather than distances. This simple tool is a must-have for maximizing inflight situational awareness.
What's New Course - Oshkosh July 2019

ForeFlight Lead Product Designer Ryan McBride walks you through some of the noteworthy new features that we've recently added. For a basic overview of ForeFlight, check out the Fundamentals presentation, and for a more advanced course, watch the Power Users presentation.

The Transition from Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck VFR to ForeFlight Mobile (Europe Webinar)

Join Markus Marth, Jeppesen customer consultant, and Wolfgang Oestreich, from ForeFlight's European Pilot Support Team, to learn about the basics of flying with ForeFlight. You will learn how to download and navigate the ForeFlight app, find airport and weather information, create a route, set up your aircraft, and much more.

ForeFlight on Frequency: ForeFlight for Europe Fundamentals

Learn the basics of ForeFlight or get a refresher to optimize your flying! Join Josh Tahmasebi, ForeFlight’s Product Manager for Mapping and International Features, as he walks you through the fundamentals of ForeFlight in Europe. Learn how the app is organized, where to find weather information, how to plan a VFR flight, awareness-boosting inflight features, tools for debriefing your flight, and more. Josh will review and answer questions at various points during the presentation so be sure to join early and have your questions answered. Visit foreflight.com/on-frequency to see other webinar recordings and sign up for upcoming ones!

ForeFlight on Frequency: ForeFlight for Europe Power Users

Flying in Europe has many unique challenges such as complex airspace structures, many sources of information, and a diverse patchwork of standards and regulations. Join Wolfgang Oestreich, Manager of ForeFlight’s European Pilot Support Team, to learn how ForeFlight can help you deal with these challenges for easier flight planning and flying. Topics include complex flight planning using features like Route Advisor, inflight features like traffic, weather, and hazard avoidance to assist your decision-making, and more. The session will include live Q&A and will be available for later viewing at foreflight.com/on-frequency.

Der einfache Ubergang von Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck VFR zu ForeFlight Mobile

Begleiten Sie Markus Marth, Jeppesen Customer Consultant, und Wolfgang Oestreich, aus dem European Pilot Support Team von ForeFlight, bei der Einfuhrung in die Grundlagen des Fliegens mit ForeFlight. Sie werden lernen, wie man die ForeFlight-App einrichtet und darin navigiert, Flughafeninformationen findet, das Wetter aufruft, eine Route, und einen Flugplan erstellt und einreicht, und vieles mehr.

Getting Started with ForeFlight in Europe

Learn about the essential first steps to take after downloading ForeFlight to help you make the most of it when planning and flying, including signing into the app, linking your Jeppesen account and configuring chart downloads, setting up aircraft profiles, helpful app settings, and more!

New ForeFlight Feature Review (2019 Europe Webinar)

ForeFlight released 12 major updates in 2019, each one filled with new features to make flight planning easier and flying safer. This webinar covers all the highlights, showing how each new feature can help you on the ground and in the cockpit. These features include:

  • Airport 3D and 3D Review
  • Graphical European NOTAMs
  • GAFOR Weather Layer
  • The High Resolution Basemap
  • Takeoff & Landing Performance - And more!
General Aviation Forecasts (GAFOR)

ForeFlight provides General Aviation Forecasts, or GAFOR, in an interactive map layer to help pilots flying in Europe better assess upcoming weather and prepare for their flights. GAFOR is included in all European ForeFlight subscriptions.

Charts & Data for European Pilots

European pilots can improve their planning and flying experience with flexible chart options in ForeFlight, including both IFR and VFR charts that pack all the essentials you need into one integrated app. European subscriptions include Jeppesen VFR and IFR data built into ForeFlight’s map, and charts and AIPs for supported countries via EUROCONTROL, giving you a solid foundation for any type of flying. Additionally, you can select optional VFR chart and AIP add-ons as part of your subscription to enhance your VFR flying with your preferred chart providers.

Visit foreflight.com/europe to learn more about ForeFlight's capabilities in Europe, and visit foreflight.com/europe/data to see what charts are currently available.

ForeFlight for Europe: Download & Purchase

The first video in our Getting Started series for European subscribers shows you how to purchase a ForeFlight subscription with flexible chart and data options, and how to download the app from the App Store and sign in. 

To learn how you can link an existing Jeppesen account to download the charts in ForeFlight, watch this video: https://foreflight.com/support/video-library/watch/?v=link-an-existing-jeppesen-subscription

ForeFlight for Europe: App Tour

This video provides a short tour of ForeFlight's organization and navigation, touching on each of the 8 "app views" and the specialized purposes that each one serves.

ForeFlight for Europe: Set Up Downloads & Aircraft

The first two things you should do after installing ForeFlight are select the charts and data that you want to download and create aircraft profiles that you will use for flight planning.

IMPORTANT: ForeFlight uses your aircraft's ICAO filing codes to check routes you plan for EUROCONTROL validity, so if you don't add filing codes then most routes will be INVALID.

ForeFlight for Europe: Flight Planning & Filing

The last video in our Getting Started series for European subscribers shows how to plan a route on the Maps view, send it to Flights to retrieve a weather briefing and printable Navlog, and file the flight plan with EUROCONTROL. 

IMPORTANT: Remember that ForeFlight uses your aircraft's ICAO filing codes when checking for EUROCONTROL validation, so if you keep getting INVALID routes, check to make sure you entered the right ICAO codes for your aircraft.

Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck VFR & ForeFlight Webinar - Deutsch

Begleiten Sie Markus Marth, Jeppesen Customer Consultant, und Wolfgang Oestreich, aus dem European Pilot Support Team von ForeFlight, bei der Einführung in die Grundlagen des Fliegens mit ForeFlight. Sie werden lernen, wie man die ForeFlight-App einrichtet und darin navigiert, Flughafeninformationen findet, das Wetter aufruft, eine Route, und einen Flugplan erstellt und einreicht, und vieles mehr. Außerdem wird es einen Überblick über die kürzlich hinzugefügten Funktionen geben. Als Nutzer erfahren Sie Inhalte und Funktionen der ForeFlight Mobile App, die Sie direkt bei Ihrem nächsten Flug nutzen könne.

Offline U.S. Address Search

Search for U.S. street addresses without an internet connection with ForeFlight’s Offline Address Search feature. Made to assist with search and rescue, helicopter EMS, and other specialized missions, this feature allows you to find and route to most addresses in U.S. states and territories during a flight. Offline Address Searching is available with ForeFlight Performance plans.

Map Annotations

Take notes on the fly and mark up charts using ForeFlight’s Map Annotations feature.

Instructor Tools - Remote Endorsements

ForeFlight Logbook allows flight instructors to save their information and easily issue and track student endorsements using the Instructor Tools feature.

Checklist Speak

Checklist Speak allows you to complete your checklists more efficiently by having ForeFlight read them to you.

Track Log Review

Track Log Review in ForeFlight is an integrated flight debriefing tool that allows you to simultaneously view and compare multiple types of data throughout the flight, making it easy to assess maneuvers and other details.

Alternate Advisor

ForeFlight’s Alternate Advisor simplifies the process of choosing a good alternate airport by providing a list of suggestions to help you narrow your options. Alternate Advisor is available with all ForeFlight subscription plans.

Takeoff & Landing Safety Distance Factor

ForeFlight’s Takeoff & Landing Performance feature allows you to specify a safety distance factor to produce more conservative runway performance calculations in response to runway conditions or other factors. Takeoff & Landing Performance is included in ForeFlight Performance plans and supports many piston and single-engine turboprop aircraft types.

Flight Sharing

Flight Sharing in ForeFlight allows you to easily share your planned and filed flights with fellow pilots, co-pilots, or crew members for improved collaboration and more efficient flight planning. Flight Sharing is available for all ForeFlight subscription plans.

Smart Logbook Photos

ForeFlight’s Logbook can automatically suggest photos that you took during a flight so you can quickly review and add them to new Logbook entries.

Learn more about ForeFlight Logbook here.

Enhanced Documents

ForeFlight’s Documents view has an enhanced layout that makes it easier to find, download, and access documents. Documents are also included in ForeFlight’s Sync system, allowing you to access your documents, annotations, and bookmarks from any device. And finally, Documents are now supported on the iPhone, making them even more accessible. Visit https://foreflight.com/documents/ to learn more.

Update Firmware for Sentry/Scout/Stratus

Updating the firmware for a Sentry, Scout, or Stratus receiver through ForeFlight is fast and easy. Start by making sure that you’re running the most recent version of ForeFlight that your device supports.

Route Line in Profile View

ForeFlight’s Profile View offers a side-on perspective showing your route line and inflight progress in relation to terrain, obstacles, and airspace, supplementing the top-down map view and improving your situational awareness. Profile view is included in ForeFlight Pro plans and above.

Hide Airspace by Altitude

You can declutter ForeFlight’s Aeronautical Map by hiding any airspace above a selected altitude, making it easier to focus on airspace closer to you. Combined with other airspace features like Auto Highlight and selectable airspace types, customizing the map to show only the most relevant airspace is easier than ever.

Airport 3D View

Airport 3D View is an interactive preview that combines terrain and aerial imagery to help you get familiar with new airports anywhere in the world. Whether you're preparing for a challenging approach or daydreaming about new places to fly, 3D View provides new and unique vantage points that prepare you for the real thing.

Airport 3D View is included in ForeFlight's top-tier subscription plan. Visit https://www.foreflight.com/3d-view/ to learn more and upgrade.

Breadcrumbs

Breadcrumbs are an extension of ForeFlight’s Track Log capability allowing you to see the track log as it’s recorded, leaving a continuous line that you can reference for maneuvers, Search and Rescue and survey work, or just to see where you’ve been. Breadcrumbs are available with all ForeFlight subscription plans.

Content Packs

Content Packs in ForeFlight provide an easy way to import, use, and share sets of custom content. Content Packs can include custom airport, procedure, and geo-referenced charts; KML map layers containing shapes, points, and labels; and Navigation Data that links custom waypoints to viewable PDF files.
Content Packs are supported for all individual "Plus", Business Performance, and MFB Performance subscription plans.

https://foreflight.com/contentpacks

Pack Charts & Weather on Flights

To further streamline your planning workflow on Flights, you’ll find a quick access button to Pack directly below the Flight Log. Just like the ‘suitcase’ button on the Maps view, tap ‘Pack and it will analyze your route and package up all of the charts, data, NOTAM, and weather information (including Icing and Turbulence for Pro Plus and Performance Plus customers) you’ll need to access offline during your flight.

Record Actual Time & Fuel with the Flight Log

If you keep an aircraft flight log for recording actual time and fuel values, the new Flight Log can streamline your post-flight workflow by automating common time calculations. It also provides an easy way to compare planned and actual time and fuel values.

Color Inversion
Color Inversion is an innovative setting for reducing glare from bright charts at night.
Helpful Logbook Features
ForeFlight Logbook streamlines your flight logging with intelligent data entry and support for currency-tracking for multiple aircraft types.
Color Inversion
Color Inversion is an innovative setting for reducing glare from bright charts at night.
SXAR1 Cloud & Echo Tops
ForeFlight Pilots flying with SiriusXM’s SXAR1 have access to two new weather layers - cloud tops and echo tops.
Weather Frequency Callout
Checking your destination airport’s weather is an important step in any pre-landing checklist. Like a helpful co-pilot, ForeFlight automatically displays the weather frequency as you near the airport.
File with a Call Sign
ForeFlight now allows you to add a call sign to flight plans. Enter a call sign contraction and number in the field to file the flight under that call sign; your N number will be included in the flight plan’s remarks so ATC can still access it. If you don’t enter any call sign the flight will be filed under your N number. Learn more about filing with ForeFlight at https://foreflight.com/filing.
Logbook Currency Details
Tap on any Currency Summary in ForeFlight Logbook to see detailed information about your progress towards that currency. In the Currency Detail view, the top section shows your progress towards satisfying currency as well as a short description of the FAA requirements for that currency type. Beneath that is a list of all the flights that contribute to currency, followed by a list of all the flights that do not contribute, but which fall within the currency's timeframe, such as 90 days for general VFR currency, and 6 months for IFR currency. This organization makes it easy to see how your flights affect currency, and allows you to easily track down and fix errors in flight entries that should contribute to currency.
TFR Alerts
TFR Alerts enhance your inflight situational awareness by warning you of nearby TFRs, whether or not the TFR layer is selected. If ForeFlight detects that you will enter or pass near a TFR within the next five minutes, it will give you a visual and auditory alert. Alerts are also triggered if you enter a TFR, or fly above or below a TFR at a nearby altitude. You can adjust settings related to TFR alerts by tapping More, then Settings, then scroll down to Alerts.
Smart Airway Labels
In ForeFlight's Aeronautical Maps, Smart Airway Labels provide at-a-glance information about airways in your route. When your route includes one or more airways, labels appear along each airway segment. As you zoom in the labels expand to show more information, including the airway’s name, MEA, MOCA, if the segment has one, and the magnetic bearing. You can disable airway labels by tapping map settings and turning off Route Labels. Smart Airway Labels are just one more way to get useful information from ForeFlight without having to dig for it.
Customize the Aeronautical Map
ForeFlight's data-driven Aeronautical Maps allow you to customize which map elements you show or hide. You can also choose between Light, Dark, and Classic map themes and toggle terrain features on and off. With the Aeronautical layer selected you can add or remove airspace, view high or low airways, and adjust label text size. Try mixing and matching the new map settings to find the combination that works best for you.
Single Tap

Single Tap for airports, waypoints, navaids, and airways is a feature of Aeronautical Maps that allows you to quickly access information on the Maps view. With the Aeronautical layer selected, simply quick tap on any airport, waypoint, VOR, or airway to see details about it. Tap Add to Route to drop it into your route.

Opacity Sliders
This handy feature on the Maps view allows you to adjust the opacity of weather overlays and TFRs so you can see details on the chart underneath, without having to remove the overlay entirely. If your subscription includes geo-referenced plates you can also adjust the opacity of plates and taxi charts overlaid on the map.
FBOs on Taxi Charts
Use this feature to quickly access ForeFlight's FBO Directory information right from the Taxi Chart. FBO markers make it easy to see exactly where an airport FBO is located. Tap on the FBO marker to check fuel prices and view the available services and amenities for that business.
Logbook Photos and More
ForeFlight Logbook allows you to save memories of flights by attaching unlimited photos to flight entries, aircraft profiles, certificates, and endorsements. Use photos to capture the view on approach to the runway, keep a visual record of squawks, or take a selfie of you and your passengers. Also export an FAA 8710 report to serve as a guide for filling out your Airman Certificate/Rating Application, and track your medical certificates, knowledge tests, and aircraft type ratings.
Logbook Import
This video walks through the process of transferring data from an exported logbook to the ForeFlight Logbook spreadsheet template, and then uploading that to ForeFlight Web. We recommend this method for anyone with a digital logbook so they can have the easiest upload experience.
Automatic Track Logging

This video describes ForeFlight's auto-start, -stop, and -upload capabilities for Track Logs, and how you can automatically create new Logbook entries from Track Logs.

LogTen Pro Export
This video walks you through the process of exporting your data from LogTen Pro X so you can import it to ForeFlight Logbook.
Introducing ForeFlight Logbook
Logbook integrates seamlessly with the rest of the ForeFlight app to make flight logging easier than ever. With advanced features like automatic entries from Track Logs, encrypted instructor signatures and endorsements, real-time syncing across all your devices, and automatic backups to the ForeFlight Cloud, keeping a digital logbook is simple, efficient and secure.
ForeFlight Graphical Preflight Briefing

This video walks you through how to use ForeFlight's graphical preflight briefing and Navlog.

iPad Setup Tips
This video covers some basic iPad settings we recommend to get the best experience from ForeFlight Mobile.
Annotating Plates and Documents
Annotations in ForeFlight Mobile allow you to mark up plates and documents with an extensive set of annotation tools.
Track Logs
ForeFlight Mobile's Track Logging feature allows you to record your flights and view them in Google Earth or on ForeFlight.com, or share them with others.
Send To
The Send To button on the Maps view provides some quick and easy ways to send a route to different parts of the app or share it with others.
Managing Downloads
Before you take off, be sure to download all the charts, maps, and information you will need for your flight. This video shows you how to do this.
ScratchPads
In ForeFlight Mobile version 6.7 or later the ScratchPads view has some handy pre-made templates and the ability to keep and share multiple scratch pads. This video walks you through the ScratchPads feature. ForeFlight Mobile version 6.7 is hitting the App Store now.
Synthetic Vision
Synthetic Vision takes our hazard awareness platform to the next level with a three-dimensional representation of terrain and obstacle hazards, airport markers, runways, and water features. Check out this highlight video narrated by mapping team member and lead developer for Synthetic Vision, Malcolm Toon. To learn more or purchase visit http://foreflight.com/synthetic-vision/
Weight & Balance

ForeFlight Mobile’s Weight & Balance feature allows you to quickly determine whether the aircraft is loaded within its envelope. ForeFlight Mobile’s smart setup interview asks questions about your aircraft and installed options to help you with configuration. Weight & Balance is a ForeFlight Mobile Pro feature.

Profile View
Profile view takes our Hazard Advisor feature into vertical mode and gives you a side view of terrain and obstacles along your planned route. With dynamic color alerting you will know at a glance whether your selected altitude will keep you clear of terrain and obstacle hazards. In flight, Profile shows your current altitude in relation to obstacles or terrain ahead of your track. Profile is a ForeFlight Pro and iPad only feature, and also requires iOS 7.1 or higher.