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    Altitude Constraints in Route Advisor

    ForeFlight's Route Advisor now allows Performance subscribes to manually adjust the altitude range considered when generating the Recommended Route, allowing for more customization and personalized route suggestions. 

    Learn more about the Recommended Route here: https://blog.foreflight.com/2018/03/15/foreflight-recommended-route-explained/

    Recommended Route Constraints

    ForeFlight’s Route Advisor allows you to customize the Recommended Route using flexible route constraints, making it easy to tailor routes to your own needs. Use route constraints to set guidelines that the Recommended Route will follow when generating a new route, with options for including or avoiding certain waypoints, avoiding FIRs, and bounding the minimum and maximum altitudes for the flight. Route Constraints and the Recommended Route are available with ForeFlight Performance plans.

    VFR & IFR Autorouting in Europe

    ForeFlight’s Route Advisor provides fast autorouting in Europe for both IFR and VFR flights, helping pilots of any kind find the best route for their flight. Powered by a state-of-the-art cloud-based routing engine, Route Advisor generates optimized and EUROCONTROL-validated IFR, YFR, and ZFR routes in seconds, and also returns VFR route suggestions that comply with standard AIP guidelines. And with support for VFR and IFR flight plan filing throughout Europe, ForeFlight is the one-stop-shop for integrated planning, filing, and flying.

    Visit foreflight.com/europe to learn more about what ForeFlight can do for European pilots.

    Flight Planning Enhancements

    You can now preview all route options visually on an interactive map with Route Advisor. Simply tap through the list to highlight each route on the map, then tap “Select Route” to add it to your flight plan. An interactive Route Preview map in the Flights view provides a quick visual reference of your route, showing the departure and destination airports overlaid on a simple basemap with radar.

    There are also enhancements to the flight planning workflow in the Flights view: the airport fields at the top have smart search functionality to help you find the right airports, and the Add Next Flight button makes it faster and easier to plan multi-leg flights by carrying forward departure, aircraft details, payload, fuel policy, and more. You can also export your flight plan in the official ICAO format and print, email, share via AirDrop, or save a copy in ForeFlight Documents.

    Flight Planning Enhancements

    You can now preview all route options visually on an interactive map with Route Advisor. Simply tap through the list to highlight each route on the map, then tap “Select Route” to add it to your flight plan. An interactive Route Preview map in the Flights view provides a quick visual reference of your route, showing the departure and destination airports overlaid on a simple basemap.

    There are also enhancements to the flight planning workflow in the Flights view: the Add Next Flight button makes it faster and easier to plan multi-leg flights by carrying forward departure, aircraft details, payload, fuel policy, and more. You can also export your flight plan in the official ICAO format and print, email, share via AirDrop, or save a copy in ForeFlight Documents.

    ForeFlight on Frequency: Filing IFR with ForeFlight

    Save time and headaches by filing your IFR flight plans with ForeFlight! Join Robert MacLeod and Tim Stahl, both members of ForeFlight’s specialized Flight Operations team, as they walk through the simple steps to set up and file US IFR flight plans in ForeFlight. They’ll explain how to configure your aircraft’s filing codes, build a new flight plan using ForeFlight’s Route Advisor, and file the flight plan while avoiding common errors and rejections. This presentation and many others like it are available for viewing at foreflight.com/on-frequency. (Comments during the Q&A session about problems with the webinar refer to technical issues during the initial broadcast. These were removed from the recording prior to uploading to Youtube.)

    ForeFlight on Frequency: ForeFlight for Europe Power Users

    Flying in Europe has many unique challenges such as complex airspace structures, many sources of information, and a diverse patchwork of standards and regulations. Join Wolfgang Oestreich, Manager of ForeFlight’s European Pilot Support Team, to learn how ForeFlight can help you deal with these challenges for easier flight planning and flying. Topics include complex flight planning using features like Route Advisor, inflight features like traffic, weather, and hazard avoidance to assist your decision-making, and more. The session will include live Q&A and will be available for later viewing at foreflight.com/on-frequency.

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