iOS/iPadOS 16.1.1 and ForeFlight

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Compatibility testing between ForeFlight and both iOS and iPadOS 16.1.1 is complete and we are issuing the “all-clear” to ForeFlight customers. Feel free to update at your convenience. Please also stay tuned to our company newsFacebook page, or Twitter feed for updates.

Follow this link to learn how you can check which Apple iOS version you are currently running, and follow this link to learn how you can update your iOS version.

Between Two Wings with Michelle “MACE” Curran – Former Thunderbird Lead Solo, F-16 Fighter Pilot

On this episode of Between Two Wings we talk with Michelle “MACE” Curran, who flew as a Lead Solo for the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds’. Learn what led her to become a motivational speaker after a successful career in the military, how the Thunderbirds selection process became more challenging during her time with the team, and how their series of flights across the U.S. at the height of COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020 all started with a group text and why it was some of the most stressful flying of her career.

iOS/iPadOS 15.7.1 and ForeFlight

Compatibility testing between ForeFlight and both iOS and iPadOS 15.7.1 is complete and we are issuing the “all-clear” to ForeFlight customers. iOS/iPadOS 16.1 is also “all-clear” with ForeFlight. Feel free to update at your convenience. Please also stay tuned to our company newsFacebook page, or Twitter feed for updates.

Follow this link to learn how you can check which Apple iOS version you are currently running, and follow this link to learn how you can update your iOS version.

iOS/iPadOS 16.1 and ForeFlight

Compatibility testing between ForeFlight and both iOS and iPadOS 16.1 is complete and we are issuing the “all-clear” to ForeFlight customers. Feel free to update at your convenience. Please also stay tuned to our company newsFacebook page, or Twitter feed for updates.

Follow this link to learn how you can check which Apple iOS version you are currently running, and follow this link to learn how you can update your iOS version.

Operational Note Flags and more in ForeFlight 14.9

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Our October release includes Operational Note Flags, Multi-Source Radar Layer Support, expanded Runway Analysis support, and UL 91/96 Fuel Prices.

Easily find and review Operational Notes affecting your flight with the help of tappable flags placed along your route and numbered sequentially. 

Once you have added your route in the FPL editor, you can tap any flag along your route to view the operational notes for that airspace or aeronautical element and see it highlighted in green.

Operational Note Flags for closely-spaced or overlapping aeronautical elements may be combined into a single flag that indicates the range of flags contained in it using hyphenated numbers, e.g. “8-10”. Once you tap the range of flags you want to view, you can select one to see the full details.

Operational Notes Flags are enabled by default, but you can toggle them off and on using the “Operational Notes” setting switch in the Map Settings menu under Map Overlays.

Operational Note Flags are available with ForeFlight Performance subscription plans.

Multi-Source Radar Layer Support

While connected to one or more external devices that provide datalink weather, such as ADS-B or Sirius XM, manually select from all available Radar sources to display any one of them on the map. 

To start, connect to your external device(s), then tap the Maps View Layer Selector to view all available radar layers. The type of radar or source of the layer appears in parenthesis–e.g., Radar (XM Base). Tap on any Radar layer to display it on the map.

Additionally, if an internet-based radar layer is selected (either Composite or Lowest-Tilt), ForeFlight will automatically switch to any available datalink radar layers (ADS-B or SiriusXM) when the internet radar data expires to ensure you are looking at the latest weather data.

To view all your connected devices, go to More > Devices, or you can view them at the bottom of the Map Settings menu.

New Runway Analysis Aircraft Support

ForeFlight’s advanced Runway Analysis product for turbine aircraft now supports the following aircraft: 

  • Dassault Falcon 2000EX/EX EASy/DX/LX
  • Daher TBM 960

UL 91/96 Fuel Prices

Find pricing and availability of UL 91/96 fuel in Airports > FBOs or by tapping an FBO icon on a plate or the map.

Then tap the FBO to see more details on fuel options, including self-service and full-service pricing. UL 91/96 fuel prices can currently only be updated in ForeFlight by the FBO manager, so please contact the FBO if you find that prices listed in ForeFlight do not match actual prices.

Between Two Wings with Melvin Williams – “Mel the Traveler”

On this episode of Between Two Wings we talk with Melvin Williams, better known as Mel the Traveler on social media. Learn about the training he had to undergo before taking a flight with the USAF Thunderbirds. Mel also describes how he ended up in a training program to become an A&P seemingly by accident, which led to his career as a maintenance instructor on the Boeing 737. And even though he knows the 737 inside and out, being a mechanic for over a decade may not help him much if he became a pilot.

Introducing ForeFlight MFB One

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The All-in-ONE Solution for Military Mission Planning

Bring the power of the mission planning system into the cockpit with ForeFlight’s most advanced subscription plan built for military aviators. Combining complex mission planning capabilities – from aerial refueling to JET briefing requests – with your existing data and workflows, MFB One takes integrated military flight planning to a whole new level.

Join us for a live webinar on October 6th with ForeFlight’s Military Flight Bag team to check out these innovative features and learn how you can incorporate them into your workflow.


Enroute Fuel Changes

Take the guesswork out of planning aerial refueling. Whether crossing the Atlantic or training at your home station, MFB One can generate an accurate aerial refueling plan in seconds.

Time on Target™
Instantly upgrade any aircraft with this powerful in-cockpit tool that gets you where you need to be at exactly the right time. Never miss a contact time – or a kickoff – ever again.

Official DD-175-1 Weather Briefings from the USAF

Get an approved, legal DOD weather brief at home or on the go. In just two taps, submit your flight plan to live USAF 557th Weather Wing professionals who will craft you an official DD-175-1 Mission Execution Forecast.

Planning with DOD Obstacles
Say goodbye to eCHUM. Plan safer flights with a complete and always up-to-date set of DOD obstacles – more than 20 million worldwide! Backed by the incredibly detailed Digital Vertical Obstruction File, MFB One lets you fly low-levels with confidence.

U.S. Air Force Weather in 3D

Icing and Turbulence Layers from the 557th Weather Wing are now available in 3D preview, aiding safe and effective operation of aircraft and sensors in difficult weather.


You can compare all ForeFlight MFB plans and features here.

Mogas Fuel Prices and more in ForeFlight 14.8

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Our September release includes Mogas fuel prices, Recent/Favorite Routes filter, Takeoff and Landing Summaries for piston and turboprop aircraft, Airport Delay Notifications, and New Runway Analysis aircraft support.

Mogas Fuel Prices

Find pricing and availability of Mogas fuel in Airports > FBOs or by tapping an FBO icon on a plate or the map.

Then tap the FBO to see more details on fuel options, including self-service and full-service pricing. Mogas fuel prices can currently only be updated in ForeFlight by the FBO manager, so please contact the FBO if you find that prices listed in ForeFlight do not match actual prices.

Recent/Favorite Routes Filter

Quickly search your Favorite and Recent Routes by entering any airport or waypoint identifier to show routes containing it. 

Start by tapping the Routes button in the Maps toolbar.

Tap the search bar at the top and enter any airport, airway, VOR, or waypoint identifier to show routes containing it, then tap any result to load the route on the map.

Takeoff & Landing Summary

Generate and save a detailed summary of takeoff and landing performance calculations for supported piston and single engine turboprop aircraft, including runway conditions, climb analysis, and more.

Once you finalize your flight plan with a supported aircraft selected, ensure you have a runway selected for both takeoff and landing in the Flights view.

Next, tap Summary in the top right of either the Takeoff or Landing views.

You can then tap the Send to Button to attach the summary to the flight’s Files, print it, or share it with others.

Available with Performance Plus subscription plans for piston aircraft and with the Runway Analysis subscription add-on for single engine turboprop aircraft.

New Runway Analysis Aircraft Support

ForeFlight’s advanced Runway Analysis product for turbine aircraft now supports the following aircraft: 

  • Challenger 601-3A and -3R 
  • Citation Excel 
  • Falcon 7X, 8X, and 900EX with API Winglets
  • Super King Air B300 and B300C

Airport Delay Notifications

Get informed about potential delays before you arrive at the airport with new notifications for Ground Stop (GS) and Ground Delay Program (GDP) advisories.

After filing a flight plan, ForeFlight will check for any existing advisories at the departure and destination airports and will alert you if any impact your flight plan.

In addition, ForeFlight will continue to monitor your flights and update you if any GS or GDP advisories come up before your flight.