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FltPlan updates free logbookFltPlan updates free logbook

Electronic record-keeping simplified

FltPlan.com, the free, web-based flight planning and integrated flight plan filing service, has updated its electronic logbook features to simplify the user interface and add new features.
The redesigned eLogbook program from FltPlan.com allows users to customize graphs. Image courtesy of FltPlan.

Users are now able to confirm their pilot currency at a glance, and track their flying habits with customizable graphs that depict operations by time of day, within a specified date range, or by aircraft. The new eLogbook program’s responsive design can display data on any device, desktop or mobile, and all data is backed up on FltPlan servers; storage is free, unlimited, and secure. The eLogbook program integrates with FltPlan.com user accounts, and also can be used as a standalone program.

“If you are already a user of FltPlan.com for filing your flight plans, importing data directly into your eLogbook from the website is simple,” said Sarah Wilson, principal and director of new technology and business development for the company, in a news release. “And, since all of the data is stored on FltPlan’s servers and can be accessed without a subscription, pilots can use our eLogbook for a lifetime.”

The updated eLogbook program allows users to add photos and documents to entries, including endorsements, and keeps the data and images organized for future use. As with the previous version, users can automatically transfer flight plans from FltPlan.com accounts, store aircraft profiles, and import or export spreadsheet data.

“Keeping an accurate, up-to-date logbook is essential and we believe that our eLogbook program is a simple and easy-to-use solution for any pilot, from student to professional,” Wilson said. “Because it’s free, feature-rich, and integrated with FltPlan, the move to our eLogbook will be an easy one.”

Based in Southbury, Connecticut, FltPlan, established in 1991, has 157,000 active users and handles more than half of all N-number registered flight plans, the company noted in the press release.

Jim Moore

Jim Moore

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Editor-Web Jim Moore joined AOPA in 2011 and is an instrument-rated private pilot who enjoys competition aerobatics.
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