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The app is supported and designed for the iPad 2, “new iPad”, and the fourth-generation iPad, and iPad mini. The app does not work with the original iPad due to requiring iOS 6. In production sinceB Cockpit Companion has been a valued resource for airline pilots worldwide. It is a convenient accessible reference—often more so than flight operations manuals—to systems, incorporating notes on functionality, “theory of operation”, and Bill’s extensive experience as a line pilot with a major US carrier.
B Cockpit Companion steps far beyond the “need to know” philosophy that is characteristic of modern systems training, and which frustrates many line pilots. The app is much more than an “eBook.
When you browse a control head, for instance, you will see only content related to that control head. The app uses the same panel navigation scheme as our popular B Alerts app, but provides much more functionality. It also contains a number of reference options, so you can look up data without having to work through the control panels.
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The initial release is fully functional and covers a typical B, and The baseline app includes free database updates. While the basic program is encyclopedic, these modules focus content and discussion on configurations in use by these carriers.
They are intended as learning aids by pilots in those carriers, and rely on pilot input to stay relevant. More information on these subscriptions can be found in the application, by touching the Store button under the Info tab. Note that this product is for informational purposes only.
In all cases, your airline’s regulator-approved Airplane Flight Manual is the final word as to the correct operation of your airplane. The Browse mode is the heart of the program, and will be familiar to users of B Alerts.
Touching a panel takes us to ever-increasing levels of detail. Once you are looking at a control head, you can touch a switch or indicator to get coc,pit detailed description.
You can also see available cross-referenced information by touching the right arrow. Note that graphics may be magnified by reverse-pinching them. The circuit breaker mode shows an exhaustive list of circuit breakers. So if you want to see all circuit breakers associated with, say, the Switched Hot Battery Bus, you can set this up. Schematics are organized by ATA chapter.
You can magnify any portion of a schematic by reverse-zooming.
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The Limitations mode is useful for prospective hires and for pilots reviewing for proficiency checks. This is for compxnion purposes only. Selecting a chapter produces a list, organized for quick review.
The MMEL mode is useful for prospective hires, students, and flight-simmers. Note that each carrier has its own MEL, which can be much more restrictive; ours is necessarily generic and is for educational purposes.
Selecting a chapter shows the items in that chapter. Once an item is selected, we display conventional MMEL information. The Reference mode is where we put resources not related to airplanes. The Alerts mode cockpih tabular access to the various alerts and annunciations in the airplane.
Selecting an annunciation will take you to the component item, as if you had navigated there in Browse mode. It avoids loops and conditionals. It is for educational purposes only. Touching the panel will highlight all defined components. Once you see a circuit breaker, you can quickly locate it in the cockpit. The major features include: Of interest to students or prospective pilots, we also include: There are two fundamental modes: The list can be scrolled or you can use the search function.
The search function will scan the title, bus, and location.