Go Back   Airline Pilot Central Forums - Find your next job as a Pilot > >
Hiring News Latest news and rumors
 

Welcome to Airline Pilot Forums - Connect and get the inside scoop on Airline Companies

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ. Join our community today and start interacting with existing members. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free.


User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 12-08-2018, 07:02 AM   #1  
New Hire
Thread Starter
 
Joined APC: Dec 2018
Posts: 2
Default Digital log book question

Hello all

Approaching my second regional interview, the first time I took all of my log books starting back from day one (15 years ago). Its a very old logbook with tearing pages etc in other words I like to keep it in the safe and not touch it.

About two years ago I converted to digital logs, when I did this I made a 'make up entry' for all the time previous as a large block. Inputted the totals and since then have been maintaining both paper and digital in parallel.

Do you think it would be acceptable to show up to the interview with digital printed a bound log books with the make up entry in there.

2 years ago when converted I had aprox 350 TT, now at 1200 TT. Multiple checkrides and type ratings since.
jmw116 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2018, 07:43 AM   #2  
Gets Weekends Off
 
Joined APC: Mar 2008
Position: A-320
Posts: 872
Default

With that little flight time I would just take a day and put all the entries into the digital log. I've kept both for most of my career but only took the paper logs to interviews.
viper548 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-08-2018, 07:55 AM   #3  
New Hire
Thread Starter
 
Joined APC: Dec 2018
Posts: 2
Default

Its about 12 years worth of flying, lots and lots of .5-1.0 flights
jmw116 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2018, 06:06 AM   #4  
Gets Weekends Off
 
Joined APC: Feb 2008
Position: Happiness is V1 at Kabul
Posts: 521
Default

Get whatever protective case you need for your paper logbook and bring it to interviews. Pelican makes good cases in all sizes.
742Dash is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2018, 06:56 AM   #5  
Gets Weekends Off
 
Joined APC: Dec 2007
Posts: 115
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by jmw116 View Post
Its about 12 years worth of flying, lots and lots of .5-1.0 flights
I did the same thing when I converted and it was over 7 thousand hours....it took me 4 months sitting at FBO's several hours a day. Now my digital and paper logbooks match perfect.

With that said....I know people who have converted the way you did and are now at United. So at least they won't care...I doubt a regional would care at all.
missingbite is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-09-2018, 07:11 AM   #6  
Line Holder
 
Joined APC: Aug 2010
Position: The Dark Side
Posts: 78
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by jmw116 View Post
About two years ago I converted to digital logs, when I did this I made a 'make up entry' for all the time previous as a large block. Inputted the totals and since then have been maintaining both paper and digital in parallel.

Do you think it would be acceptable to show up to the interview with digital printed a bound log books with the make up entry in there.
This is exactly what I did, and I've never had an issue at interviews (multiple 121, 135, and the FAA). I do bring my original paper logbook with me just in case they want to see it to verify the carryover entry in my printed electronic logbook, but I've never been asked for it.

One piece of advice I will give you based on the experience of a fellow interviewee - make sure when you print your electronic logbook that you SIGN every page. I use Log Ten, and their template includes a spot to sign, so that makes it easy. Someone I interviewed with once was sent out to the lobby to sign his pages, and needless to say it was an embarrassing moment for him.

Good luck with your interviews!
Super27 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
 

 
Reply
 



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Type Rated SIC Only - can I log time? elgatogrande Career Questions 2 03-17-2018 05:41 PM
How to log this very specific time 250 or point 65 Flight Schools and Training 6 04-17-2009 10:08 AM
your log book.. CE750 Hangar Talk 17 06-12-2007 09:11 PM
Challenge and response log question? junglebob Technical 4 04-17-2007 11:08 AM
Best PPL study book PearlPilot Flight Schools and Training 14 08-25-2006 08:42 AM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:41 PM.


vBulletin® v3.9.3.5, Copyright ©2000-2018, MH Sub I, LLC dba vBulletin
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.3.0 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Website Copyright 2000 - 2017 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1