Tag Archive: Manuals


JetBlue Becomes Latest Airline To Ditch Flight Manuals For iPads

jetBlueJetBlue is the latest airline to ditch its flight manuals for iPads. The budget airline received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to give its pilots custom-equipped iPads to replace heavy paper manuals and serve real-time information to the cockpit during the flight. Over 60 pilots have been involved during the trial phases of JetBlue’s […]

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American Airlines Drops Flight Manuals For iPads

American-Airlines-iPadAmerican Airlines has now ditched heavy flight manuals and become the first major commercial carrier to introduce iPads to all of its cockpits in a move that is expected to save more than $1 million in fuel costs every year. The company first began piloting (get it?) the scheme back in April, when it used […]

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Alaska Airlines Goes Green Embraces iPad Flight Manuals and Distracted Pilots

In an effort to save money, and weight, Alaska Airlines is issuing iPads to their pilots instead of the 25 pounds of paper flight manuals they are required to carry when they fly. So does that 25 pounds of paper count as carry-on or what? AA will be the first major domestic airline to make the switch to completely electronic manuals. Now don’t think this is some custom made app that AA had developed to  [Read More…]