NetJets subsidiary Executive Jet Management has received US FAA approval to use an Apple iPad App from Jeppesen as a portable electronic flight bag (EFB). This approval sets a precedent that other business and commercial aircraft operators will soon follow. The Jeppesen Mobile TC (terminal charts) iPad App, turns the tablet into a Class 1 kneeboard EFB. Executive Jet is using the solution as the sole reference for electronic charts – including during taxi, takeoff and landing – on “10 different aircraft types” in its fleet. FAA authorisation was only granted following an intensive three-month in-flight evaluation, which included a
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