The Jacobson Flare TM//

'Airplane approach and landing training technique for pilots'

**NEW** The Jacobson Flare App for Android v1.0 is NOW AVAILABLE! – 9 March 2020

The Jacobson Flare App Version 1.0 for Android:

Following the recent release of the Jacobson Flare Version 2.0 for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, we are proud to finally announce the additional release of the Jacobson Flare App Version 1.0 for Android devices.

This version mirrors, as far as the different platforms permit, all of the design, content and functionality for which the iOS version has been celebrated, since 2014.

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Discover the missing link in airplane landing technique

Since the first flight, pilots have pursued the elusive, consistently perfect landing. ‘What’ to do is generally understood. However, the ‘where’, ‘when’ and ‘how’ are missing from traditional landing training.

The Jacobson Flare technique is the quantifiable explanation of what pilots have been trying to achieve by feel and guesswork, with varying results, for over 100 years. It enables pilots to define and execute an accurate eye path – from final approach to touchdown.

Developed by former Qantas Airways Captain David Jacobson over the course of an impressive career in aviation , The Jacobson Flare promises better landings – every time.

App for iPad Benefits

A world class training and reference tool 

The Ultimate Landing Reference

We researched the most neglected subject in the entire flight training syllabus; then, over 35 years, proved a universal quantifiable and logical explanation and answered your every question.

Bespoke iPad Architecture

This beautiful app is designed to complement the elegant simplicity of the Jacobson Flare. We demonstrate this universal technique, applied to the C172, through the B737 and B777, to the mighty A380.

5 Unique Fully Functional Calculators

As well as one-off flare calculations, critically compare ILS, PAPI and T-VASIS glide slopes with the correct visual aim point for YOUR aircraft.

The 4 Second Flare

Interactive in-app slides reveal real-time 1-second runway distance increments, defining the entire flare manoeuvre from the flare point through to a predictable touchdown of consistent quality.

Fully illustrated & e-book modes

The full presentation with pop-up text via Read and other controls, 6 video clips, calculators and more in Landscape, with an e-book mode accessed in Portrait, for continuous reading.

Comprehensive Reference Section

Refer to design eye point seating positions, runway markings, approach paths and their navigation aids, formulae derivations, the 5 ubiquitous calculators and more, assembled as never before.

The Jacobson Flare App

a reference tool for every pilot 

The Jacobson Flare App for iPad explains the geometric structure that defines the eye path, underpinning the pilot skills necessary to ensure consistently smoother landings. With intuitive navigation, comprehensive instruction and a visually engaging format, the app is an essential reference tool whether you’re a student, recreational pilot, professional civil pilot, military pilot or an aviation enthusiast.

Once you’ve learned this universal landing technique, you can apply the principles from one airport to another, during day and night and on your next larger (or smaller) airplane endorsement.

Substantial discounts apply to Flight Training Organisations. Contact Us for more information.

Hear David Discuss

How The Jacobson Flare can improve your landings  

Box Hill Institute Video Presentation

Box Hill Institute, Melbourne Australia Video Presentation Watch now on YouTube.

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The Finer Points Aviation Podcast

The Finer Points Aviation Podcast presented by Jason Miller. ‘What if the World was Round?’ – The Jacobson Flare

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Do you want to experience that feeling of satisfaction you get from a beautiful landing more often? 

** NEW ** The Jacobson Flare App – Available now on iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch!!

Read what pilots of all levels of experience have to say about the technique and app here and download The Jacobson Flare for iOS devices now.

** NEW ** The Jacobson Flare App – Available now on Android!

Read what pilots of all levels of experience have to say about the technique and app here and download The Jacobson Flare for Android now.