Category Archives: foreflight

ForeFlight Mobile and Runway Incursions


Runway incursions while taxiing are apparently still a big problem with all pilots, from student to ATPs. The FAA has attempted to reduce runway incursions with new phraseology over the past year, introducing terms such as “line up and wait”, the ICAO … Continue reading

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Big Airports, Little Airplanes


I love flying out of grass strips, with their camaraderie and Friday night barbeques. I also enjoy the demands of flying into and out of large commercial airports, surrounded by Class Bravo airspace. I like the challenge of fitting into … Continue reading

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External GPS Options for Pilots Using the iPad


I hate flying commercial. Pilots are a unique breed. We must be in control of our own destiny rather than be relegated to seat 22-E. But occasionally we must fly commercial and find ways to entertain ourselves while enroute. The … Continue reading

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Do Personal Electronics Interfere with Cockpit Instruments?


This is from AVWEB: http://www.avweb.com/eletter/archives/avflash/1930-full.html#204798 An International Air Transport Association report suggests cellphones and other personal electronics, notably the iPad, can cause alarming disruptions to aircraft systems. The report, obtained by ABC News, is said to document 75 instances between … Continue reading

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Victor Airways Support Using ForeFlight Mobile HD on the iPad


You Left Coast and fly-over Heartland pilots will probably not understand the relevance of this post, because you usually file IFR>direct to your destination. But, for the rest of us East Coast IFR guys (and girls), filing Victor airways as a … Continue reading

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ForeFlight 4.0 Updates Mobile HD for iPad and iPhone Users


ForeFlight Mobile HD users on iPhones and iPads will be pleased with the latest 4.0 upgrade, available for download through the Apple App Store. The latest update to this EFB program includes some needed options which make the user interface … Continue reading

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Geo-referenced Approaches into Leesburg


This past weekend, I finally had the chance to do a post-maintenance flight in my Bonanza after its annual inspection was completed. The weather was clear and the sky blue, especially welcoming after the horrendous storms that came through Central Florida last week. After … Continue reading

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iPad2 and Foreflight Mobile HD


ForeFlight has issued a blog post comparing the performance of their EFB program on the iPad2 versus the iPad1. Very informative. http://blog.foreflight.com/2011/03/13/foreflight-flies-on-ipad-2-performance-tests-from-launch-weekend/

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Sunday Buzz | Alaska Airlines testing iPads in cockpits | Seattle Times Newspaper


The airlines are now finding out what General Aviation pilots have known since last year. The iPad will make a great Electronic Flight Bag. Sunday Buzz | Alaska Airlines testing iPads in cockpits | Seattle Times Newspaper.

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ForeFlight 3.9 With Geo-Referenced Approach Plates


After receiving an announcement from ForeFlight, I upgraded my ForeFlight Mobile HD subscription for the iPad to version 3.9. The update adds geo-referenced approach plates and taxiways, as well as some other fine tuning. The option for geo-referenced plates was … Continue reading

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