1. Will Jeppesen replace Mobile FliteDeck VFR?
A: Jeppesen and ForeFlight portfolio leaders evaluated the capabilities of both ForeFlight Mobile and Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck VFR. It was determined the best path forward for our customers is to replace Mobile FliteDeck VFR with ForeFlight Mobile.
2. When will Jeppesen announce the Mobile FliteDeck VFR migration? How will it be announced?
A: A letter will be mailed in December with further instructions on how to transfer your service.
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3. Is Jeppesen planning to sunset Mobile FliteDeck VFR?
A: Jeppesen will terminate software and technical support for the Mobile FliteDeck application on December 31, 2019.The MFD VFR app will subsequently be removed from the Apple store by March 15, 2020. Mobile FliteDeck VFR will be succeeded by the ForeFlight Mobile application. ForeFlight applications have transformed flying and made lasting impacts on aviation safety. This, combined with Boeing’s deep OEM experience and global network, allows us to offer you unprecedented products with a broader set of features and several long-awaited functionalities.
A: You automatically receive ForeFlight Mobile with the Performance Plus plan, as well as Jeppesen VFR Terminal Charts effective January 1, 2020 until the end-date of your Mobile FliteDeck VFR subscription.
If you haven’t already done so, we encourage you to activate the ForeFlight Mobile app prior to March 8, 2020 at no additional cost. Your subscription will then last until the end date of your Mobile FliteDeck VFR subscription. Visit foreflight.com/jepp-convert.
5. Will some of the functionality that I’m used to in Mobile FliteDeck be incorporated into ForeFlight Mobile? If so, when?
A: Jeppesen and ForeFlight portfolio teams have been working together to identify the key Mobile FliteDeck VFR features and functionalities to incorporate in future releases of ForeFlight Mobile. This will occur for the remainder of 2019 as well as future releases.
Since the transition announcement earlier this year, ForeFlight has added many new features designed specifically for European pilots, including the following:
- Airspace alerts
- Graphical NOTAMS
- High Resolution Basemap with enhanced roads, coastlines, and terrain peak markers
- FLARM traffic support
- ADS-B support
7. Will the Ning page still be available?
A: This page will remain available until March 15, 2020.
8. Will the Mobile FliteDeck VFR app be available on the App Store?
A: The Mobile FliteDeck VFR app will only be available until March 15, 2020 at which time it will be removed.
We sincerely appreciate your business. Please don’t hesitate to contact us should you have any further questions.
Your Jeppesen Team