If you have used a paper logbook in the past or simply do not have kept a detailed logbook before, you can still add your total experience to RB Logbook in a few simple steps.
How can I import my flight hours from a paper logbook into RB Logbook?
You can easily import your flight hours from a paper logbook using the Carry-Forward feature in RB Logbook. This feature allows you to initialize the app with your total number of flight hours, as well as provide details on your flight hours per relevant category and aircraft type.
How do I access the Carry-Forward feature in RB Logbook?
To access the Carry-Forward feature in RB Logbook, follow these simple steps:
- Open the app and navigate to the 'More' menu page.
- Look for and select the 'Carry Forward' option.
Once you've selected 'Carry Forward,' you'll be able to initialize the app with your total flight hours and, if desired, provide additional details on flight hours per relevant categories and aircraft types. This feature allows for a seamless transition from your paper logbook to RB Logbook, making it easier than ever to keep track of your flight hours digitally.
What happens when I use the Carry-Forward feature in RB Logbook?
When you use the Carry-Forward feature in RB Logbook, the total flight hours you provide will be added to the existing total flight hours recorded in the app. This addition will be reflected not only in the overall calculation of your flight hours but also in any printable reports you generate.
Can I change the value of the Carry-Forward flight hours later on?
Absolutely! RB Logbook is designed to be flexible. If you decide to change the value of the Carry-Forward flight hours at any point, the app will immediately update the overall total. Rest assured that making changes to the Carry-Forward value will not impact the flight hours you've already logged in the app. Your flight hour records will remain intact, and you can continue to log flights as usual.
What are the relevant flight hour categories I can specify when using Carry-Forward?
A: When using Carry-Forward, you can provide details on your flight hours in the following categories:
- Actual Instrument
- Dual Given
- Dual Received
- IFR (Instrument Flight Reference)
- PIC (Pilot in Command)
- PICUS (Pilot-in-Command Under Supervision)
- SIC (Second-in-Command)
- Simulated Flight Hours
- VFR (Visual Flight Reference)
- X Cross-Country
Why is specifying flight hours by category important?
Specifying flight hours by category is essential for maintaining accurate records of your flight experience. It allows you to keep a detailed log of your different types of flight time, which can be valuable for career progression, training, and certification purposes.
How can I provide a breakdown of flight hours per aircraft type?
RB Logbook also enables you to provide a breakdown of your flight hours per aircraft type. This feature is particularly useful for airline pilots who may have experience with multiple aircraft. You can specify the hours flown with each aircraft type, ensuring precise record-keeping.
You're done! Now, your previous experience will be included in RB Logbook and printed reports!
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