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FAA Advisory Circular

Most pilots, if not all, like electronic gadgets. Ranging from moving map GPS equipped navigations systems or netbooks to mobile phones integrated into the intercom system of the aircraft. All with the intention to get the cockpit free of paper items like maps, approach charts, weather reports and notams.

Having everything electronic means updating these databases regularly, like the paper stuff. But make sure that the cockpit doesn't become a mess with wires, mini gps receivers and other devices needed to run these systems.



Installation of Electronic Flight Bags, FAA AC-20-173

FAA AC-20-173

Excerpt from the document:

This advisory circular (AC) provides guidance material on the installation of electronic flight bag (EFB) components including aircraft connectivity provisions. In it, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) describes certification considerations for individual EFB components and for installing EFB aircraft connectivity provisions by addressing the principal elements, or "components", which comprise a typical EFB device or system.

This AC describes an acceptable means, but not the only means, to comply with Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) part 23, 25, 27, or 29. This AC is not mandatory and does not constitute a regulation

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