I have recently been training for my private pilot license. After learning the basics, I really enjoy using ForeFlight for tracking and planning. ForeFlight also makes it easy to track my progress towards the license. One of the requirements is to do a solo cross-country flight. When it came time to log my entry in ForeFlight, I couldn’t figure out how to do it initially. I finally figured it out and this blog post shows how to do it.

Here is the specific regulation 61.09(a)(5)(ii).

Solo cross country flight of 150 nautical miles total distance, with full-stop landings at three points, and one segment of the flight consisting of a straight-line distance of more than 50 nautical miles between the takeoff and landing locations

You have a choice of logging each leg of the cross country in the ForeFlight logbook, or log all as one entry. Doing it as a single flight wasn’t updating the Private Pilot report in ForeFlight, though. After some trial and error, I was able get the report to show properly with a single flight and the stops as “Route”. Basically, you have to have the route in the Route field, solo time and cross country time. Here is a screenshot showing these fields.

Make sure to fill out the Route, Solo and Cross Country fields.
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