With this release, planning gets even better with a more advanced Procedure Advisor™ and a dramatically improved navigation database that enables visual preview of SIDs, STARs, approaches, and pattern entries. Downloads are significantly faster and use less disk space. Chart Touch™ technology lets you see the margin information for sectional and IFR en-route charts. Cabin Altitude Advisor™ leverages integrated pressure sensors to alert you when things don't seem quite right. Support for Apple Watch gives you at-a-glance weather, flight instruments, and timers. Our new web-based flight planning system delivers an industry first Web-to-Panel™ flight planning experience for supported avionics. ForeFlight Mobile version 7.0 is available now on the App Store.
More Efficient Route Planning with Departure, Arrival, and Instrument Procedure Preview
Our Procedure Advisor™ tool now allows you to visually preview arrivals, departures, approach procedures, VFR traffic patterns, and Search and Rescue patterns prior to adding them to your route. Procedure preview makes it easy to see how various procedures enter and exit a terminal area.
To use procedure preview, enter a departure and destination in the Route Editor, then tap the Procedure button in the upper right of the Edit view:
A preview window displays the available departures, arrivals, approaches, traffic patterns, and optionally, SAR patterns.
In this example, tap on ‘Departure (19)' to view the graphical display of departure procedures out of the Houston area:
The preview begins with a broad overview of the selected airport and geographic guides that outline each direction served by a particular procedure. After selecting an arrival or departure, either in the list on the left or by tapping one on the Map, transitions can be previewed and selected before adding it to the route.
Procedure Advisor also allows you to preview instrument approaches, including a flag on the best wind runway based on the current METAR.… Read more ...