How to Use ForeFlight with Microsoft Flight Simulator

This guide will show you how to follow some simple steps to get ForeFlight charts and approach plates with geo-reference working on Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Hopefully this guide helps you all get ForeFlight working with your MSFS.

Side note: you will need a ForeFlight subscription to get access to charts and geo-referenced approach plates.


1. Download Flight Events from the site HERE[] by clicking on the “Join” button at the top right and following the instructions.

Step Two

2. In the Flight Events Settings menu, enable broadcasting to the local network.

3. With MFSF2020 open and in game, enter a random callsign and press “Start Flight Tracking” on the Simulator tab. You should see a message in-game that says “Flight Events connected”

4. In ForeFlight Mobile, tap More > Devices, then tap the “Flight Events” tab, and slide the “Enabled” switch ON.

Geo Referenced Approach Plate

Reference & Website for free Charts (not real time geo referenced)

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