Electronic Flight Bag

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Term Electronic Flight Bag
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EFB

Definition

Electronic computing and/or communications equipment or systems used to display a variety of aviation data or perform a variety of aviation functions. The scope of EFB functionality may include data connectivity. EFBs may be portable electronic devices or installed systems. The physical EFB may use various technologies, formats and forms of communications.

Definition Source

Transport Canada (2005), AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION CIRCULAR 1/05, USE OF ELECTRONIC FLIGHT BAGS (EFB)[1]

Note

More details on the 3 different EFB classes can be found on SKYBRARY [2]