ForeFlight Courses & Webinars

Learn the basics of ForeFlight, keep up with what's new, and watch deep dives on advanced features with recorded webinars and courses. Check out our schedule for future planned webinars and presentations.



Integrated Logbook Webinar
(June 2020)

Watch Thomas Daugherty and Joey Arena present our Logbook webinar. 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.


ForeFlight on Frequency: Internet Traffic in ForeFlight
(June 2020)

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.


ForeFlight on Frequency: Custom Content in ForeFlight
(June 2020)

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.

Pilot In Command - Decision Making & Inflight Safety
(May 2020)

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: Military Flight Bag (MFB)
(May 2020)

Find out why the world’s top aces fly with ForeFlight! Join former US Navy pilot Tom Gallagher, a member of ForeFlight’s Pilot Support Team, as he walks through the features of ForeFlight Military Flight Bag. Learn about the specialized tools and data types available to military and tactical pilots, and how to get the most out of ForeFlight in any situation.

ForeFlight on Frequency: Filing IFR with ForeFlight
(May 2020)

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. Learn about and watch other webinars in our On Frequency series at


ForeFlight on Frequency: Europe Power Users
(May 2020)

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.

ForeFlight on Frequency: Europe Fundamentals
(May 2020)

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. Learn about and watch other webinars in our On Frequency series at


ForeFlight On Frequency: Going Digital with ForeFlight Logbook (April 2020)

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.

ForeFlight on Frequency: Roundtable: High-Performance Pilots
(April 2020)

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. Learn about and watch other webinars in our On Frequency series at

Pilot In Command: Cross Country Flight Planning (April 2020)

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. Learn about and watch more webinars in the Pilot In Command series at

ForeFlight on Frequency: ForeFlight & Flight Simulators (April 2020)

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 on Frequency: Integrated Document Management for Business Aviation (April 2020)

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

Europe Webinar: New Feature Review (Feb. 2020)

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!

Europa Webinar: Erste Schritte mit ForeFlight
(January 2020)

Wir laden Sie ein, an einem kostenlosen Webinar teilzunehmen, um zu erfahren, wie Sie mit ForeFlight in Europa loslegen und fliegen können. Sie werden lernen, wie man: Sich zum ersten Mal bei ForeFlight anmeldet und die Daten herunterlädt. Ihren Jeppesen-Account verbindet und die Anflugkarten installiert. Flugzeugprofile für die Flugplanung und Flugplanaufgabe einrichtet. Mit Hilfe der App-Einstellungen ForeFlight individualisiert. Erfahren sie weitere Tipps und Tricks rund um den ForeFlight.

Europe Webinar: Getting Started with ForeFlight (November 2019)

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!

Der einfache Übergang von Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck VFR zu ForeFlight Mobile
(October 2019)

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.


Meet Trip Assistant
(January 2019)

In this webinar you'll see how Trip Assistant can reduce your flight planning workload. We'll use real-world scenarios to illustrate how fast and accurately you can compute total door-to-door trip time, how Fuel Stop Advisor automatically suggests stopovers that minimize trip time and fuel costs, how Trip Assistant's flexible forward and backward planning can meet the needs of any flight and more.

Learn More About Trip Assistant

Advanced Flight Planning (October 2018)

ForeFlight CEO Tyson Weihs demonstrates some of our new advanced flight planning capabilities using real-world scenario planning, from finding a route and filing it to new features like mobile PDC and Trip Assistant.

Learn More About ForeFlight Performance

ForeFlight Canada (May 2016)

While this webinar still contains useful information for Canadian pilots, note that much of the content is outdated and may appear differently in ForeFlight. 
This recorded webinar event is an advanced ForeFlight course. Dominik walks you through both VFR and IFR features of the app from a Canadian perspective. You will learn how to use the app to its fullest from planning to inflight navigation. Pilots at any level will learn something new, however this course is beyond beginner level and is geared towards pilots who have at least some working knowledge of the app.




What's New (Oshkosh, July 2019)

ForeFlight's Lead Product Designer Ryan McBride walks you through all the major new features we've added to the app in the past year, including 3D Airport and 3D Review, Takeoff & Landing Performance, Map Annotations, Profile View enhancements, and more. The Q&A session after the presentation is also included in this video.

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.

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.

Instructor Tools 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.