FOREFLIGHT + JEPPESEN
Jeppesen's global charts, terrain, obstacles, and NavData® are coming to ForeFlight Mobile. In preparation for availability, here are some helpful FAQs about the ForeFlight and Jeppesen partnership.
Available Summer 2017
What are the details of the new alliance between Jeppesen and ForeFlight?
Through a contractual relationship, Jeppesen and ForeFlight are teaming up to provide pilots and flight departments with quality, reliable, high-performance tools that address the challenges they face in rapidly changing operational environments. Jeppesen charts will be available on ForeFlight Mobile in Summer 2017 and a joint product for airlines and other large-scale users will be available in Q1 2018.
In Summer 2017, General and Business Aviation customers will have access to global Jeppesen NavData®, terrain, and obstacle data, and will also have the option to add Jeppesen’s industry-leading library of terminal, enroute, SID and STAR charts on the ForeFlight Mobile app. Early in 2018, a next-generation FliteDeck Pro offering will be built upon the functionality of the recently released FliteDeck Pro version 3.0/9.0. This alliance will advance the development and delivery of innovative products and services faster than either organization could deliver on its own.
What ForeFlight Mobile features and capabilities are enhanced by the ForeFlight-Jeppesen partnership?
The partnership will offer pilots a one-stop-shop for all of their flight planning, weather, and chart and map needs. Jeppesen's FMS-grade navigation data will be integrated into ForeFlight's innovative data-driven Aeronautical Maps as well as other parts of the app that display airspace, airway, navaid, airport, and, waypoint information. In addition, ForeFlight's hazard awareness technology will use Jeppesen's high-resolution worldwide terrain and obstacle database. Synthetic Vision, Hazard Advisor, and Terrain Profile view will be available anywhere in the world.
Will I be able to view Jeppesen charts on ForeFlight Mobile?
Yes, ForeFlight pilots will have access to Jeppesen's comprehensive global chart library of terminal, arrival, and departure procedures inside ForeFlight Mobile. You will be able to link your active Jeppesen subscription or purchase desired Jeppesen chart coverages directly from ForeFlight. We have outlined some common purchasing scenarios below. Click here to view the Jeppesen chart coverages that will be available.
How can I be notified when the chart integration is available?
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Is the cost of my ForeFlight subscription going to increase?
No, you will only incur additional costs when you elect to purchase Jeppesen chart coverage.
Will I have to upgrade my ForeFlight subscription to add Jeppesen charts?
No, Jeppesen charts will be available as an option for all ForeFlight individual plans and Business Pro plans.
Will I have to pay extra for Jeppesen NavData® in ForeFlight Mobile?
No, beginning in Summer 2017, all customers will benefit from having Jeppesen NavData®, terrain, and obstacles in ForeFlight Mobile without any additional cost.
Will I lose access to the FAA or NAV CANADA charts if I activate Jeppesen charts in ForeFlight Mobile?
No, Jeppesen approach, arrivals, departures, and airport diagrams will be another option in addition to FAA and NAV CANADA charts inside ForeFlight Mobile.
Is there a plan to add ForeFlight Mobile to Android or Windows?
Currently, there are no plans for an Android or Windows version of ForeFlight.
Will Jeppesen charts be geo-referenced in ForeFlight Mobile?
Yes, terminal procedures, taxi diagrams, and many departure and arrival charts will be geo-referenced so that you will be able to view your aircraft ownship on the chart. This feature, along with Plates on Maps, requires a ForeFlight Pro or Pro Plus subscription.
Will I be able to use ForeFlight Mobile to wirelessly update the Jeppesen database for my Garmin avionics using Garmin Concierge/FlightStream 510?
No, the Garmin Concierge wireless database update feature is not supported in ForeFlight Mobile.
Can I try Jeppesen in ForeFlight for free before I purchase a coverage?
A free trial of Jeppesen charts on ForeFlight Mobile is not available at this time.
Purchasing & Integration
ForeFlight and Jeppesen have worked closely to ensure a smooth e-commerce experience. We've outlined common buying scenarios to help you prepare for the availability of Jeppesen charts on ForeFlight Mobile.
I have a single pilot subscription with Jeppesen and a ForeFlight Mobile subscription.
You will have a couple of options in this scenario:
Keep your current Jeppesen subscription. You will be able to link your Jeppesen account inside the ForeFlight Mobile app using your Jeppesen credentials. Please note that this option will use one Jeppesen license (token) per device.
Contact Jeppesen to cancel your Jeppesen subscription and repurchase through the ForeFlight website. With this option you will have the ForeFlight individual license model that will allow you to use Jeppesen charts on all of your allotted devices (one iPad, plus one backup iPad, and one iPhone).
I am a ForeFlight subscriber, but I do not currently have a single pilot subscription with Jeppesen.
You will be able to purchase the Jeppesen charts on the ForeFlight website. We recommend that you purchase using the same email address your ForeFlight account is currently listed under. Please note this will restart your ForeFlight subscription for a year, applying any unused credit towards the purchase.
I have a single pilot subscription with Jeppesen, but do not have a ForeFlight subscription.
You will need to contact Jeppesen to cancel your current subscription. You will be able to purchase ForeFlight and your selected Jeppesen chart coverages in one transaction via the ForeFlight website. With this option you will have the ForeFlight individual license model that will allow you to use Jeppesen charts on all of your allotted devices (one iPad, plus one backup iPad, and one iPhone).
I have a single pilot Jeppesen chart subscription for my panel-mounted avionics. Does this subscription allow me to also view Jeppesen charts on ForeFlight Mobile?
The chart subscription you purchase from Jeppesen for your panel-mount avionics includes access to activate Jeppesen charts on up to 4 devices. You will sign in using your Jeppesen credentials in ForeFlight Mobile to activate Jeppesen charts on your two iPads and/or one iPhone.
We are on frequency seven days a week if you have any questions about the ForeFlight and Jeppesen partnership. Contact us at email@example.com for fast Fanatical Pilot Support.
I am a flight department operator with multiple pilots and we have both active ForeFlight Mobile subscriptions and Jeppesen chart subscriptions. How do we get Jeppesen charts on each of our ForeFlight Mobile installations?
The admin (parent account) on the ForeFlight account will first sign in to www.foreflight.com, then click on Profile > Jeppesen tab and sign in with Jeppesen credentials. This will link the ForeFlight and Jeppesen accounts and then each user (the child accounts) will open ForeFlight Mobile and go to More > Jeppesen and then select the Jeppesen coverage to activate.
I am a flight department with multiple pilots and have an active ForeFlight Business (multi-license) account and would like to add Jeppesen charts to ForeFlight Mobile.
You will contact Jeppesen directly at 1-800-894-9501 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I am a flight department with multiple pilots and have an active Jeppesen Enterprise (multi-seat) account and would like to purchase a multi-seat ForeFlight Mobile service with Jeppesen charts.
You will contact ForeFlight at email@example.com
I am a flight department with multiple pilots and I am interested in having Jeppesen charts on my ForeFlight Business account. Do I have to purchase enough coverages for all of my child accounts?
No, you do not have to purchase an equivalent number of Jeppesen coverages/seats to match your ForeFlight licenses (child accounts). Each pilot on the ForeFlight account will individually activate a Jeppesen seat on their device up to the number of Jeppesen seats you have purchased. You will purchase Jeppesen seats directly from Jeppesen.
ForeFlight + Jeppesen for Business Aviation
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