How are certificates and ratings organized?

Following the FAA structure, an airman certificate is a top-level qualification in ForeFlight Logbook. Separate certificates are issued for pilots, flight instructors, and other types of airmen.

A rating specifies the types or operations or aircraft for which the certificate holder is authorized. Each rating must be attached to a specific certificate in ForeFlight.

For example:

Private Pilot (Certificate)

     - Airplane Single Engine Land (Rating)

     - Instrument Airplane (Rating)

Airline Transport Pilot (Certificate)

     - Airplane Multi Engine Land (Rating)

     - CE-525 (Rating)