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ForeFlight Mobile is the critically acclaimed flight planning, flight support, and electronic flight bag ("EFB") app for pilots. Navigation charts, Internet and in-flight weather, airport facility directory information, moving map, hazard and terrain awareness, aviation documents, and much more.
Built with an attention to detail and backed by a dedicated, fanatical support team, ForeFlight is a best selling aviation app for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.
Continued ForeFlight service requires a subscription, available via in-app purchase.
Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
REVIEWS AND PRAISE
- Editor's Choice, Flying Magazine, January 2014
- Editor's Choice, Flying Magazine, January 2013
- Editor's Choice, Flying Magazine, January 2012
- App of the Year, Aviation Consumer, July 2011
- Best Selling iPad Aviation App: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
- "Best app for IFR" - Aviation Consumer
- "One of the most popular and most-respected aviation apps available" - Sporty's Pilot Shop, July 2010
AIRPORT AND FACILITY DIRECTORY
ForeFlight's A/FD provides information about US and major international airports. Data is provided by government authorities, the AOPA, and Universal Weather and Aviation. Critical airport information is displayed elegantly and additionally provides METARs, TAFs, winds aloft, and NOTAMS.
PLATES & CHARTS
ForeFlight provides access to US VFR and Terminal Area (TAC) charts; US and Canadian VNC/IFR en-route charts; area and gulf helicopter charts, and 15,000 US and 2,000 Canadian instrument procedures. En-route charts and over 12,000 terminal procedures are geo-referenced.
ForeFlight's weather is best-in-class. 10 weather Slip Maps(TM) with route overlay, pinch and zoom support, and touch planning support deliver information about conditions along your route quickly and visually. In-flight weather is possible via Stratus ADS-B or XM. Maps include:
- Flight rules
- HD NEXRAD composite radar
- Visible and IR satellite
- Temp and dew-point spread
- Sky coverage
- Wind conditions
- Global winds aloft
TOUCH PLANNING & MOVING MAP
Plan flights by touch to draw a route of flight, bend a route around weather, and add or drop waypoints. 'Direct To' functions get you where you want quickly.
Engage the moving map and see your ship's position on top of en-route charts; use the customizable dashboard to display groundspeed and altitude, track, GPS accuracy, or one of 15 different instruments.
ForeFlight supports airways, SIDS, STARS, and providers cleared ATC routes. Use multi-runway SIDS, airway entrances/exits, intersections, airway identifiers, and even the most complex STARS.
ForeFlight provides fuel price information, visually color coded by price, for 2,300+ FBOs in Canada and the US. Pilots can also submit fuel price updates in-app.
FLIGHT PLAN FILING
File flight plans from your iPhone or iPad and get confirmation in seconds. Copies are stored on our servers for safe-keeping; email confirmations and briefings are sent automatically.
Select the regions and information you need. Download one area or the whole country from our highly reliable delivery network. Plate and chart volumes install in seconds.
Submit comments directly from device, wherever you may be, and read comments from other pilots. You may just find a great place for fried pickles.
- Canadian radar coverage is provided by Environment Canada.
- International A/FD provided by Universal Weather and Aviation.
What's New in Version 7.0.1
- Fixed an issue when using procedure previews while connected to Stratus
- Improved the depiction of certain SID/STAR routes depicted in Procedure Advisor
- Improved the automatic selection of waypoints that have the same identifier in different regions
- Performance and stability improvements for Apple Watch
- Fixed an issue where the best wind badge would appear on certain approaches incorrectly
- SkyView connectivity enabled for Basic and Pro subscribers
ForeFlight 7 is here! With this powerful update, planning gets even better with a more advanced Procedure Advisor™ and a dramatically improved navigation database that enables visual preview or SIDs, STARs, approaches, and pattern entries. Downloads are significantly faster and use less disk space. Chart Touch™ technology lets you see the margin information for sectional and IFR en-route charts. Cabin Altitude Advisor™ leverages integrated pressure sensors to alert when climbing to oxygen altitudes or when cabin pressure decreases to an unacceptable level. Our new web-based flight planning system delivers an industry first Web-to-Panel™ flight planning experience for supported avionics. Support for Apple Watch gives you at-a-glance weather, flight instruments, and timers.
Read on for the details and visit our blog at http://blog.foreflight.com to learn more.
More efficient route planning with Procedure Preview
ForeFlight’s innovative Procedure Advisor tool now allows you to visually preview arrivals, departures, and approach procedures on the map. There's nothing else like it in the App Store! Quickly select the most appropriate SIDs and STARs. Visual indications on available approach procedures provide clues as to which approaches are best given the current wind conditions. Pilots flying IFR will no longer have to scratch their heads figuring out which SIDs or STARs depart or enter the terminal area!
Web-to-Panel™: An Industry First
At Sun 'n Fun last week we previewed our forthcoming web based flight planner. Visit the website to learn more and sign up for the invitation-only beta. Plan on the web, sync to your mobile devices instantly, and transfer flight plans to supported avionics.
Another new feature of the Procedure Advisor™ is the ability to see which approaches are most suitable based on current weather conditions, visually preview approaches, and load approaches into your flight plan. This is a really great enhancement, making visualization and selection of approaches easier than ever before.
Lightening fast pre-flight with Delta Downloads™
Downloads are faster and smaller. We now deliver only what has changed each cycle, resulting in a 70% to 90% reduction in download time without compromising chart quality. Taxi charts, IFR and VFR charts, FAA A/FD, and Canada Flight Supplement data are all improved. Delta Downloads™ will phase in automatically for all subscribers over the next few data cycles.
See chart legends with Chart Touch™
You can now view US VFR Sectional and IFR en route chart legend panels directly on the Maps view with a single touch. The new Chart Touch™ action also allows you to rotate through each overlapping chart in turn to maximize the visibility at map boundaries. The behavior of the Chart Touch™ is controlled in the Settings menu.
Flying high? Cabin Altitude Advisor™ is Watching
In the past year, depressurization events or hypoxia have claimed pilots. The Cabin Altitude Advisor™ uses the barometer in the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and iPad Air 2 to alert you when the barometric pressure begins to deviate from GPS altitude at an unacceptable rate. The Cabin Altitude Advisor™ is automatically armed and activates when the airplane climbs above 12,500’ MSL and 25,000' MSL.
ForeFlight on Apple Watch
ForeFlight comes to Apple Watch with weather at a glance, instruments, and timers.
Visit blog.foreflight.com for more information.
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- Category: Weather
- Updated: 16 May 2015
- Version: 7.0.1
- Size: 99.9 MB
- Apple Watch: Yes
- Language: English
- Developer: ForeFlight, LLC
- © 2015 ForeFlight LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimised for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.
Top In-App Purchases
- Basic - USA (1 Year)74,99 €
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