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Features September 2016 Issue

You Need an Electronic Flight Bag

Popular apps like WingX (above) and ForeFlight allow you to import external documents for an all-in-one solution.

You Need an Electronic Flight Bag

With a paperless cockpit, you could get more complete, more accurate, and more easily accessed information. Yes, a win all around and it won’t cost you much.

The AC defines an EFB as an electronic display system intended mainly for cabin or cockpit use. To that end, an EFB can display aviation data such as charts and make basic calculations such as time, fuel and distance calculations. An EFB can also include other databases, perhaps FARs, or additional applications such as crosswind, weight-and-balance and holding calculators.

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