Synthetic Vision and Forecast Weather Guidance with MOS in ForeFlight Mobile 6.6

ForeFlight Mobile 6.6 is now available for download on the app store.

Synthetic Vision Advances ForeFlight Mobile’s Hazard Awareness Platform

We are thrilled to announce that Synthetic Vision plans are available on the iPad with ForeFlight Mobile version 6.6 or later and are available for United States and Canada coverages. ForeFlight Mobile Basic + Synthetic Vision is $99.99/year, ForeFlight Mobile Pro USA + Synthetic Vision is $174.99/year, and ForeFlight Mobile Pro Canada + Synthetic Vision is $174.99/year.

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 our highlight video narrated by mapping team member and lead developer for Synthetic Vision, Malcolm Toon, and also visit our web page to learn more about Synthetic Vision.

How To Buy Synthetic Vision

For existing customers: As an existing customer, upgrading to a Synthetic Vision plan requires that you renew your existing subscription. When you renew/upgrade on our website, you’ll receive a credit for the unused time on your existing subscription plan which then applies to the combined renewal/upgrade purchase price.

To change plans, login at www.foreflight.com/manage/subscription or go to www.foreflight.com/buy and use the email address associated with your account. iTunes credit or gift cards may not be used towards Synthetic Vision upgrades for existing accounts.

For new customers: As a new customer, you can purchase a ForeFlight Mobile + Synthetic Vision plan via the App Store or via our website at www.foreflight.com/buy. iTunes credits and gift cards may be used towards the purchase via the App Store.

ForeFlight Mobile Expands Forecast Weather Guidance with MOS

ForeFlight Mobile 6.6 also delivers a new forecast weather product called MOS for better preflight weather briefings. MOS enables local weather forecasters to create TAF-like forecasts for airports not served by official National Weather Service TAFs. MOS is great for aviation use because it updates hourly and can be highly tailored for local weather effects. Our Weather Scientist, Scott Dennstaedt, wrote this article to explain more about MOS. The MOS feature is available to Basic and Pro subscribers.

Access the MOS forecast in the Maps view by tapping on an airport.

Access the MOS forecast in the Maps view by tapping on an airport.

Additional updates

ForeFlight Mobile Standard is now ForeFlight Mobile Basic. Same great features and price, just a different name.

ForeFlight Mobile Version 6.6 Is Available On The App Store

ForeFlight Mobile version 6.6 is a free download for subscribers via the Apple Store. For additional information, be sure to review our Pilot’s Guide. You can also download the Pilot’s Guide onto your device using the built-in catalog in the Documents view.

ForeFlight Synthetic Vision is Coming

Luminous terrain

We are excited to unveil our visually stunning, high performance synthetic vision platform for ForeFlight Mobile. With features like luminous terrain, night sky, FAA styled runway numbers, and a brilliant obstacle awareness system, we believe you will find flying with ForeFlight Synthetic Vision a joy. Synthetic Vision plans will be available on the iPad with ForeFlight Mobile version 6.6 or later and are available for United States and Canada coverages. ForeFlight Mobile Basic + Synthetic Vision will be $99.99/year, ForeFlight Mobile Pro USA + Synthetic Vision will be $174.99/year, and ForeFlight Mobile Pro Canada + Synthetic Vision will be $174.99/year. Synthetic Vision plans will be available soon after the Christmas holiday. Start the New Year with a significant upgrade to your flight bag! Until then, enjoy the ForeFlight Synthetic Vision highlights shown below or on our Synthetic Vision web page:

Synthetic Vision Comes Alive with Stratus

The Stratus 2* has a built-in AHRS that drives real time pitch and roll indications on the attitude indicator within the SSV-iPad-with-Stratusynthetic Vision view. The award-winning Stratus also delivers subscription-free weather, ADS-B traffic, and GPS position and attitude information—all from a wireless receiver that fits in your pocket. Because Stratus is made for ForeFlight, it delivers seamless app integration and simply works the right way.

It’s Not Too Late! Give yourself a last minute gift and be ready for Synthetic Vision. Order Stratus 2 by 5pm Central Time on December 23 for delivery on Christmas Eve. Order by Friday, December 19 to avoid expedited shipping costs.

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Stratus is Made in the USA.

*Stratus is not required to run Synthetic Vision.