AOPA Flight Planner
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Joined 03/02/2020 - 1 Posts
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I have been using the AOPA desktop flight planner for years, and it has evolved to be my go-to planner.
Before each flight I check the weather then pull up the plan, look at the winds aloft in the optimizer, adjust if needed and print out the Kneeboard size plan.
Then I reverse the plan, print out the reverse kneeboard.  I use these on every single flight.  I will be very disappointed if you cannot provide an equivalent type of planner.function as part of our AOPA membership.
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Joined 03/02/2020 - 2 Posts
I have used AOPA Flight Planner but it has limited functionality compared to Foreflight and Garmin Pilot.  Why waste a lot of resources to try to compete with Foreflight, Garmin Pilot, and their acquisitions?  Wouldn’t a more reasonable option be to pursue a deal with the primary players for discounts or even a custom version?
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Joined 03/02/2020 - 1 Posts
Gary, I agree. I find the use of the flight planner, filing function, and printed kneeboards an easy and convenient way to flight plan. It makes my life easier and more enjoyable to go.flying. I hope.it comes back. 
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Joined 01/28/2020 - 88 Posts
Hi Gary. Thank you for taking the time to give us honest feedback and share your thoughts. We don’t take your concerns lightly and are working with several companies in the industry to provide a replacement option(s) for those who wish to continue to utilize a desktop Flight Planning application. While we didn’t have the option to keep the current Flight Planner going, we do understand the value of having a desktop tool. We are also exploring opportunities for those who wish to use an EFB (Electronic Flight Bag) to have this option from our industry partners at the best price possible. We will communicate all details as soon as they become available. Thank you for being a valued member and AOPA pilot.
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Joined 01/28/2020 - 88 Posts
We are happy to announce iFlightPlanner for AOPA, available on Wednesday, April 22. AOPA members can access the new planner through https://www.aopa.org/travel/aopa-flight-planner.

To read the full story on the launch of the new iFlightPlanner, please click here.