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As far as I can tell, there is no community forum / knowledge base about ForeFlight. Certainly ForeFlight itself does not host one, which is a shame. Sure you can find questions about using ForeFlight on various make/model forums, but that's absurdly inefficient. I joined Aviation.SE hoping to find that EFB savvy folks would be discussing ForeFlight here regularly. Surprise! There's not even a ForeFlight tag.

As a new community member, maybe I'm unaware of some reason that ForeFlight is not tagged or even regularly discussed here. But if there isn't one, could the community create a tag? Are there other ways we could encourage centralizing ForeFlight questions here?

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Here are a few Aviation.SE posts that may merit a ForeFlight tag:

But I think the following questions also fit the documented "within limits" user-to-user support:

  • Can I add an uncharted hold to my flight plan?
  • Does anyone create a performance profile for each altitude or what do you do?
  • Where are the VFR sectional legends?

Note that I don't add "in ForeFlight" to the question, as it is common practice on SE to not re-state what is implied by a suitable tag.

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    $\begingroup$ A tag cannot be created without existing questions. It'd be preferable if you can find at least 3-5 existing questions that are specifically about ForeFlight and list them on this meta question. Otherwise, as Federico mentioned, try composing an on-topic sample question on this meta question while following the guidance on the help center about product support. $\endgroup$
    – Andrew T.
    May 18 at 3:10
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    $\begingroup$ Thanks @AndrewT. Hadn't seen that help topic before, it's a little buried. $\endgroup$
    – Ian
    May 25 at 15:31
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Unless there is an greement between ForeFlight and StackExchange (and even then, limitations apply), Aviation.SE is not a place where support for third party products is provided.

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I looked over those questions, and imho, none of them is about Foreflight, so they should not get a "foreflight" tag.

And in terms of user-to-user support, tha page is the same for every SE (even Politics has one), and we've always erred towards the side of "we don't provide product support here".

If as a community there is a desire to change this, it can be discussed, but it is not limited to foreflight or any other specific product.

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    $\begingroup$ I didn't say "support". I mean Q&A, just like you can ask questions concerning Linux on SO. I assume they don't have an agreement? I could be naive ... $\endgroup$
    – Ian
    May 14 at 16:26
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    $\begingroup$ @Ian can you make an example of a question that you have in mind that would not consitute "product support" for this app? $\endgroup$
    – Federico Mod
    May 14 at 16:29
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    $\begingroup$ @Federico here is one, which I think is on-topic and not product support per se: aviation.stackexchange.com/questions/66465/… $\endgroup$
    – Jamiec Mod
    May 18 at 12:42
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    $\begingroup$ @Frederico Done! $\endgroup$
    – Ian
    May 25 at 15:32
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    – Federico Mod
    Jun 2 at 13:00

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