Podcast: More Flight Plan Tips & Tricks

Oct. 19, 2020

It can be frustrating to receive a clearance that bears little resemblance to your filed flight plan. However, pilots can minimize such deviations by using datacomm services to better communicate their intentions to ATC. “There are a lot of resources you can use,” notes Robert Macleod, team leader for flight operations at ForeFlight. “Just use the technology that’s out there to help make things easier – and, do it when things are calm.

In today’s episode of NBAA’s Flight Plan, host Rob Finfrock speaks with:

  • Richard Boll, chair of the Airspace, Air Traffic and Flight Technologies Working Group of the NBAA Access Committee
  • Robert Macleod, team leader for flight operations at ForeFlight
  • Marek Siwiak, flight operations specialist for ARINC Direct
    Dean Snell, manager of NBAA Air Traffic Services

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