Boeing announced the acquisition of ForeFlight in March 2019. With that announcement, we brought a company into our family of brands with a strong background of creating software that makes flying simpler and creates mobile apps that are an essential piece of flight operations. Part of the attraction was and is the shared passion for delivering vital tools to our aviation customers that drive efficiency, productivity and enjoyment.
As the Jeppesen team and the ForeFlight team are integrating talent and offerings, many features and benefits have been evaluated so that together we can continue to bring innovative solutions to all of our customers while maintaining our tradition of safety and efficiency. An outcome of this evaluation entails balancing the effort to choose single features of Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck VFR which will be integrated into the existing ForeFlight Mobile solution and will provide new capabilities.
The result of this process, we are taking the decision to announce the replacement of Jeppesen’s Mobile FliteDeck VFR application effective December 31, 2019 with the ForeFlight Mobile app. Software updates and technical support will no longer be accessible after December 31, 2019. However, the Mobile FliteDeck VFR application will continue to be available in the Apple App Store through March 15, 2020. Navigational and weather data will also be provided through this time frame.
Even as you transition to ForeFlight Mobile, you will continue to have access to the complete line of Jeppesen charts, navigation databases, pilot training supplies, aviation training courseware and other services and solutions to meet all your flying needs.
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As aforementioned, an evaluation process is ongoing and we are happy to help answer any questions you may have or consult on other services options that would best fit your flying needs.
We appreciate your business and understanding during this transition.
Your Jeppesen Team
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