When I was a PPL student, calculating a weight and balance (W&B) schedule for a flight took about 20 minutes using a form, the POH and a fair amount of mathematics. It wasn’t difficult but it was fiddly and time-consuming. Every year there are accidents where pilots wilfully or accidentally overload or unbalance their aircraft […]
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Tank Timer is a tool for pilots who want to monitor fuel consumption during flight. I haven’t looked at myself – the Cirrus does a pretty good job of reminding you when to change tanks and tracking fuel consumption – but back when I used fly PA28s, this app might have been very useful.
I’ve been checking out some iPhone and iPad flying apps recently. Flying In France is a great app for English-speaking pilots who want to fly to France. It gives you all the information you need right on your iPhone. It’s all in English too. It costs $5.99 from the iTunes store. Quick look-up for NOTAMs, […]