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Paperless Cockpit, EFB

Most pilots, if not all, like electronic gadgets. Ranging from moving map GPS equipped navigation 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.

Electronic Flight Bag Devices

Flying paperless airplanes:

Excerpt from the document:

A Class 2 EFB system can be attached to a structural-mounting bracket to ensure that it does not interfere with other aircraft systems. Though considered a PED, the use of a structural-mounting bracket made only for that device means that a logbook entry is required to remove a Class 2 EFB from the aircraft.

A Class 2 system can be connected to aircraft power and to a certified data connection in order to exchange data with aircraft systems and make interactive performance calculations. In addition, a Class 2 EFB can be used to compute weight–and-balance information as well as takeoff- and-landing V-speeds.

To continue reading see the pdf below:

written by EAI.

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