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Mar 16, 2023

269 Mastering Your Checkride with ForeFlight with Seth Lake

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269 Max talks with Seth Lake about how to use and how not to use ForeFlight for a successful checkride. Even if you aren’t planning to take a checkride, you’ll learn lots of tips from Seth about how to use the Documents tab of ForeFlight to organize information that you may want to have at your fingertips when you fly. He recommends you create a Binder for your checkride and then add documents to that binder. For example, for an instrument checkride, you may want to include some of the FAA Handbooks, including the Instrument Procedures Handbook and the Instrument Flying Handbook. Other things you might want to include are: Part 61, Part 91, Part 135, ACS Instrument Rating Airplane, Aeronautical Information Manual, Digital Terminal Procedures Supplemental and FAA International Flight Plan. He also mentions a glitch with the Bookmarks function, which is keyed to a particular page in a document, rather than a particular topic. This can become an issue as documents get updated with new pages, and the topics shift to different pages.  

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