Fundamentals Course - Oshkosh July 2019

Oct. 25, 2017   

 

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.

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.

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.

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.

Power Users Course - Oshkosh July 2019

Thomas Daugherty, ForeFlight's Data Operations Lead, walks you through some of the more advanced features in ForeFlight, including aircraft profile setup, route planning and inflight tools, filing and briefing, useful weather products, and more. If you already know the basics of using the app and want to take it to the next level, this course is for you. For a more basic walkthrough of the organization and tools in ForeFlight, check out our Fundamentals course here.
The Q&A session after the presentation is also included in this video.

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.

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.

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.

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