APDL - Airline Pilot Logbook for FAR 117

Coming January 2015


APDL is the ultimate airline pilot logbook, a complete and compliant reference for FAR 117. Legality, Payroll, Duty, Rest, Productivity, Crew, Flight Log, Schedule Importing, Resumes, and more. APDL's unprecedented quality and accuracy stems from over three years in development and a year in beta testing by a large team of dedicated airline pilots. Maximize pay and minimize legality issues through optimized bidding which can cover the cost of APDL multiple times over. APDL is the absolute best airline pilot FAR 117 flight logbook ever created bar none.

Familiar Trip Sheet Format

Your schedule presented in the familiar trip sheet format for easy understanding and editing. Tap the context aware data to easily complete flight activity and view upcoming duty.

Legality & What-If Calculator

The most critical element of APDL; the app continually monitors all aspects of duty as defined by FAR 117. Get quick indicators of problems with color coded "lozenges" for easy understanding and severity. A comprehensive legality "status" screen shows every detail of your flight duty period (FDP), extensions, limits, rest, and a timeline for a visual of your activity.

Use the amazing legality WHAT IF tool to react to schedule changes and forecast legality issues.

Status Board

A highly interactive and configurable status board shows you all details broken into duty aware segments: On Duty, Blocked Out, and Off Duty. Build your own from available widgets to tailor to your needs.


Stay aware of upcoming legality and duty status with color coded prioritized messages and custom notifications.


Validate your duty and logbook to ensure accuracy as required for legality computations. View a list of issues that require action to ensure the most accurate solution encompassing your legality picture.


Stand-alone flight logbook replacing your "red books." Interactive views in a trip sheet format for quick input. Keep track of all aspects required for flight logging including crew, tails, types, dual time zone input (UTC and Local/Domicile/Custom) with auto night calcs. Tap to call Hotels, view credit and block info, payroll, gates, and more. iPad users gain an additional interactive "red book" style input area.

Schedule Importer

Easily import your trips, future or past, with the integrated Schedule Importer supporting over 200 trip formats. Schedule Importer is included as part of APDL.

Map with Weather Radar and FAA Delays

Real time NOAA radar images for a big picture of your trip. Yellow and red markers show FAA delays and ground stops. Tap for further detail including airport info with METAR/TAF information and more.

Interactive Charts and Analysis

Productivity Forecast, Payroll, and Summary with date filtering and useful data such as Scheduled vs Actual, and Cumulative Limits, etc.

Full Sync & Backup

Our custom built, high speed enterprise secure, reliable, and encrypted synchronization system ensures "data everywhere" across all of your devices. Backup is included with the sync service.

Calendar Views

View your activity in a familiar month-to-month calendar or running list color coded with legality status. Sync with your mobile device calendar as well.

Highly Customizable

Extensive settings allow you to configure APDL to suit your specific needs and tailor the app to your company's contract. Settings are also synced across devices.

Dynamic Resumes

Automatically generate resumes in various formats

Much Much More

  • Auto Complete can complete your flights from cloud resources
  • Auto Night calculations
  • Integrate with your selected device calendar for reminders, alerts, and family sharing
  • Sync to Logbook Pro (available soon) for a full suite of reports, analysis, and further integrations such as airline application resources

Fully Functional DEMO Mode

Explore APDL in demo mode to ensure complete satisfaction prior to purchase

Pricing and Availability coming soon


iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad running Apple iOS version 7.1 or later

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