Pilots should get in the habit of filing and opening VFR Flight Plans when flying away from the local airport environment. Then, in the unlikely event that you have an emergency or off-airport landing, the authorities know to come look for you along your planned route of flight. This week’s tip takes a look at how to file a VFR Flight Plan in the ForeFlight app for iPad, using the ICAO format, and how to open and close them in the air with Flight Service.
The video clip below is from Sporty’s 2023 Learn to Fly Course
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