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How do I get IFR clearance from ForeFlight?

Get your clearance by text or email. About half an hour before your proposed departure time, you’ll receive an email and text message to the phone number and email you entered in the flight plan form. This will include the actual clearance and ATIS.

How do you get D ATIS on ForeFlight?

Get Your ATIS By Text… Just file an IFR or VFR flight plan through ForeFlight and the current ATIS will arrive via text message about 15 minutes before your departure time.

How do I call ground for IFR clearance?

Formerly Lockheed Martin Flight Service, you can pick up an IFR clearance over the phone by calling 1-800-WX-BRIEF or 1-888-766-8267 (dedicated for IFR clearances).

Can you get ATIS online?

Yes! You can retrieve ATIS outside the simulator via SMS or via a web interface.

How far in advance can you file an IFR flight plan?

Within the U.S. a FPL is accepted up to 23 hours in advance and will remain in the system up until two hours past the filed estimated time of departure (ETD). In Europe a FPL may be filed up to a 120 hours (ICAO standard) prior to ETD and remain in the system for two hours.

Who gives IFR clearance?

Option 1: Call Flight Service When the controller is ready to give you your IFR clearance, they’ll tell the flight service briefer, and the briefer will relay the clearance back to you. This option works at most airport, because you can typically reach flight service on the ground at nearly any airport in the US.

Is Special VFR and IFR clearance?

The Special VFR clearance exists to help VFR pilots/aircraft get in and out of controlled airfields when the field is IFR without an IFR clearance/flight plan. It’s not an IFR clearance, so if your aircraft is a VFR-only aircraft, you can use special VFR (but only between sunrise and sunset).

What airports have ATIS?

At which airports are PDC and D-ATIS available?

ABQ Albuquerque International Andrews AFB
IAD Washington Dulles International Houston Intercontinental
IND Indianapolis International Jacksonville International
JFK New York Kennedy International San Juan Marin International
LAS Las Vegas McCarran International Los Angeles International

Can you get IFR clearance from FSS?

They would rather you get it from FSS then call them in the air after you have the clearance. If it is possible to reach Center on the ground, it’s perfectly acceptable to bypass FSS and go straight to Center if the situation demands it, but…

What is WX ASOS?

ASOS provides continuous observations necessary to generate a routine weather report (metar). They’re more sophisticated than AWOS and designed to provide the necessary information to generate weather forecasts (TAF). ASOS is composed of a standard suite of weather sensors.