PDC: File, Read, Fly

Imagine a day when you can get an ATIS and pick up your clearance completely electronically. That day is now … sometimes.

Pre-Departure Clearance or PDC is an FAA computer service that provides clearance information in text form to your tablet in the cockpit via Boeing ForeFlight or Garmin FltPlan. No copying the ATIS or clearance calls are required. Great, eh? Clearances issued via PDCs are official text clearances issued for U.S. IFR flight plans. A PDC […]
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