Pilots have a lot data they must keep track of. Trying to manage all the information manually can quickly become overwhelming. Fortunately, today's computer software can manage all aspects of aircraft management. Flight logbook software can handle all the paperwork for you and give you more time to enjoy flying.
Not only are computers more efficient and faster than humans when it comes to manage information but it is also safer to have your records stored on computers rather than just on paper. Not only can you get up to date and accurate reports generated within seconds, you can also back up your records and store the copies in multiple locations. Protecting you against accidental loss, theft or fire. Having your logbook in electronic format makes it easy to make backups, both to the local disk and to CD or DVD. Using a USB memory stick makes it very easy to carry your flight logbook with you all the time.
Today's strict regulations make it necessary to have your records in order, your logbook must be both up to date and complete. Not only is this due to FAA regulations but it can also help you in disputes, for example with insurance companies.
Good aircraft software can take care of more than just your flight records. It can also keep track of your aircraft maintenance, such as generating reports on your plane's performance and calculating fuel and oil consumption. This makes it possible to optimize the performance of your aircraft and potentially saving money as well.
You can also let aircraft management software keep track of expiration dates, either medical, IFR, BFR or other date sensitive currencies. Some aircraft software packages can also manage partnerships for you. By letting the software automatically splitting expenses based on a predetermined formula, arguments about money in the partnership can be minimized. In the same way, the software can calculate everyone's contribution to the reserve.
Thanks to the graphical interfaces, today's flight logbook software is easy to use. By having all features integrated into one single software package, you only need to use one single interface to manage all your flight records.