Appendix A to TAA Advisory 2012-01

Examples of "Type A" Electronic Flight Bag Operations

Below is a non-exhaustive list of examples of Type A EFB applications:

  1. Aircraft Maintenance Manuals;
  2. Aircraft flight log and servicing records;
  3. Service bulletins/published Airworthiness Directives, etc.;
  4. Airport-specific rules and regulations;
  5. Airport/Facility Directory (A/FD) data (e.g., fuel availability, LAHSO distances for specific runway combinations, etc.); Canada Flight Supplement (CFS) in Canada
  6. Airport diversion policy guidance, including a list of Special Designated Airports and/or approved airports with emergency medical service (EMS) support facilities;
  7. Flight Management System/Flight Management and Guidance System problem report forms;
  8. Aircraft parts manuals;
  9. Required VHF Omni-directional Range (VOR) check records;
  10. Noise abatement procedures for arriving and departing aircraft;
  11. Published (graphical) pilot Notices to Airmen (NOTAM);
  12. International Operations Manuals, including regional supplementary information and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) differences;
  13. Aeronautical Information Publications (AIP);
  14. Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM);
  15. Oceanic navigation progress logs;
  16. Pilot flight and duty-time logs;
  17. Flight crew required rest logs;
  18. Flight crew qualification logs
  19. Captain's report (i.e., captain's incident reporting form);
  20. Flight crew survey forms (various);
  21. Flight Attendant Manuals;
  22. EMS reference library (for use during medical emergencies);
  23. Aircraft's captain‘s logs;
  24. Antiterrorism profile data;
  25. Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT)/oxidizer look-up tables;
  26. Emergency Response Guidance for Aircraft Incidents Involving Dangerous Goods (ICAO Doc 9481-AN/928);
  27. Customs declaration and agriculture inspection/clearance form;
  28. Special reporting forms, such as near mid-air collision (NMAC) reports, National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Aviation Safety Reporting System  (ASRS), bird and wildlife encounters, owner-initiated Service Difficulty Reports (SDR), etc.;
  29. Incidents of interference to aircraft electronic equipment from devices carried aboard aircraft;
  30. Current fuel prices at various airports;
  31. Realistic training modules, including PC at home training applications, off-duty training materials review, and pre-flight mission rehearsals;
  32. Check pilot and flight instructor records;
  33. Pilot-in-Command (PIC) currency requirements;