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ForeFlight 101
Basics and advanced set-up and use of ForeFlight features to get the most out of it and increase the safety of your flight.
Date and Time:
Tuesday, August 20, 2019, starting at 18:30 Pacific Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Captain Brian Schiff
Brief Description:

ForeFlight is a comprehensive, one-stop source for all your aviation information, including weather, planning, briefing, flight plan filing, weight and balance, checklists, navigation, situational awareness on the ground and in the air, an aviation library, and much more.

ForeFlight is an awesome app—but only if you know how to use it. Come get a ForeFlight checkout and learn how to use ForeFlight expertly as the tool it was intended to be. This comprehensive checkout will help make your preflight planning easier and efficient as well as improve your situational awareness and ability to manage resources during flight.

The course will include a review of ForeFlight advanced features, including many new features to the app. Attendees will participate (hands-on) with their own tablets (bring yours) in all phases from preflight to postflight as well as emergency procedures using ForeFlight.  Whatever your level of familiarity and experience with ForeFlight, this class will make you more proficient at using this powerful flight tool.

This class will focus on VFR and IFR applications of Foreflight.

There is no wireless network available in the classroom. If you want Internet access during the class, you need to use your own cellular data plan or bring or activate a hotspot. Note: an internal wi-fi network will be utilized to connect all iPads to a class flight simulator.

Bring: your tablet with

       Fully charged battery & portable charger & charging cable

       Latest version of ForeFlight installed with chart data already downloaded for:

       California VFR Sectionals

       California Airport Diagrams

Brian Schiff, ATP, CFI, CFII,, MEI, AGI, IGI, is a captain for a major US airline and is type-rated on the Boeing 727, 757, 767, DC-9 (MD-80), Airbus A320, CL-65, LR-JET, and G-V. Schiff’s roots are deeply planted in general aviation where he has flown a wide variety of aircraft. He holds several flight instructor ratings and is recognized for his enthusiasm and ability to teach in way that simplifies complex procedures and concepts. He is a member of the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) and the National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) and has been actively instructing since earning his flight and ground instructor certificates in 1985. Schiff has been an FAA-designated examiner. He attended San Jose State University, and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and his Master of Science Degree in Aviation Safety from the University of Central Missouri. He regularly presents seminars about aviation safety and techniques to student and professional pilots alike.

Please bring a fully-charged iPad with ForeFlight installed and California charts downloaded.

Supporting documents and PowerPoint slides will be on www.CaptainSchiff.com

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Location of Seminar:
Napa County Airport
2030 Airport Road
Runway by Patrick Restaurant
Napa, CA 94558
Directions to Venue:

Seminar will be held in a reserved back room of the Runway by Patrick Restaurant. Proceed to the parking area near the Napa County Airport Terminal Building.  Enter the Terminal building and follow the signs to the Runway by Patrick Restaurant, then proceed to the back room to check-in.

Note: Seminar is free and open to the public.  Attendees will be able to order food during the event at their own expense.

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Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  APC
75 seats at the facility, 6 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
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Contact Information:
Phone: (707) 299-1694
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

Brian Schiff - www.captainschiff.com

ForeFlight Docs HERE

Runway by Patrick Restaurant

FAA Tower at Napa County Airport

Napa County Airport

Mike Smith Aviation

Equal Access Information:
The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please communicate your request as soon as possible with the person in the “Contact Information” area of the meeting/event notice. Note that two weeks is usually required to arrange services.
Credit Applicability:
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
FAASTeam Project Information:
Advanced Flight Planning
National Project:
Flight School Meeting
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