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hubbs
04-29-2018, 08:26 PM
What do you guys that go out for 14+ days at a time use to carry your tablets, kindles, misc junk?

I am looking at a Contrail EFB bag, as well as a 5.11 Tactical briefcase, and also a basic back pack.


RyeMex
04-30-2018, 03:48 AM
I use the Contrail FL390, about which I have nothing but positive things to say. It looks like now they only sell a new version (FL390P). I don't know what the differences may be, but I don't suppose that it'd be anything significant enough to change my opinion about it.

742Dash
04-30-2018, 04:22 AM
What do you guys that go out for 14+ days at a time use to carry your tablets, kindles, misc junk?

I am looking at a Contrail EFB bag, as well as a 5.11 Tactical briefcase, and also a basic back pack.

I have worked with the traditional flight bag, a Contrail bag, a large camera bag (lots of protection for the electronics) and a backpack.

IMO it depends on your travel/commute situation. Is your bag going into the back on a smaller RJ? Do you have long walks in large terminals? And of course it needs to fit in the cockpit.

Anything works once you are in your seat at work; it is the getting there that drives this decision. And in that regard we are all in different situations.


MotorCuck
04-30-2018, 09:23 AM
I just ditched my 5.11 for a brightline. I got the B7 Swift and so far no complaints. Very customizable.

hubbs
04-30-2018, 06:43 PM
I have worked with the traditional flight bag, a Contrail bag, a large camera bag (lots of protection for the electronics) and a backpack.

IMO it depends on your travel/commute situation. Is your bag going into the back on a smaller RJ? Do you have long walks in large terminals? And of course it needs to fit in the cockpit.

Anything works once you are in your seat at work; it is the getting there that drives this decision. And in that regard we are all in different situations.

I'm in training for the 777, so I honestly don't really know what will work and what won't for that cockpit.

I won't have to deal with RJs all that often, I may have long terminal hikes, often without my suitcase which will be checked.

742Dash
05-01-2018, 03:23 AM
I'm in training for the 777, so I honestly don't really know what will work and what won't for that cockpit.

I won't have to deal with RJs all that often, I may have long terminal hikes, often without my suitcase which will be checked.

Then, if it were me, I would look for something with wheels.



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