How do I change my briefing type?

To access the settings that change the briefing type in ForeFlight mobile, select the MORE view in the lower right corner of the application. The MORE view provides access to important features and settings, such as downloads, aircraft profiles, Checklist and Logbook, application settings, and more. Tap the tabs on the left to view each of these different sub-views.

Select the setting tab which is the second from the bottom tab on the left-hand side. This will open the SETTINGS menu. Scroll down the SETTINGS menu to the Flights section.  There you will see a box named Briefing Format. 

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Image 1. Briefing settings menu in ForeFlight Mobile

 

 

In ForeFlight Web, select the bottom icon with your name on the left-hand menu. This will open the accounts page. Select SETTINGS in the upper right and select the drop-down menu on the Briefing Format line.

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Image 2. Briefing settings menu in ForeFlight Web

 

 

In both ForeFlight Mobile and ForeFlight Web you will be offered three different briefing formats, Graphical (HTML), Graphical (PDF), Classic (Text). Try generating a briefing for a future flight using each format to see which one works best for you. You do not have to file the flight plan to generate the briefing.

For flights within the U.S. all three briefing types, Graphical (HTML), Graphical (PDF), Classic (Text), are available. Regardless of your selection, any flights outside of the U.S. will result in an international Graphical PDF briefing being generated.

More information about the briefing can be found in the Pilot's Guide to ForeFlight Mobile. You can also view this guide in ForeFlight Mobile under *DOCUMENTS* -> *CATALOG*-> *FOREFLIGHT*.

Briefings formats are shared between all devices signed-in to your ForeFlight account through the Sync setting. Since synced information is stored in the cloud, changes made on one device will automatically be delivered to your other internet-connected devices. More information about the Sync setting can be found in the Pilot's Guide to ForeFlight Mobile.

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