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Part 107 Logbook Question

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Sorry if this is a dumb question, but I have to refresh my memory on all of the Part 107 rules as I'm due to take the recurrent test soon. Are drone pilots required to keep a log book? Flight records in the DJI app aren't good enough?
 

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Well said @LUIS MARTINEZ

It's a great idea to log your hours and your maintenance records.

If there should be an incident of any kind you'll be well advised to have both available for review.

We have to carry our flight logs with us anytime we're dispatched for "State Emergency Services" and the Incident Commander will ask to review them when arriving on scene.
 
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If the FAA ever gets around to performance evaluations for a bi annual then having an accurate log book could be a very good thing. I log all my flight time, note preflight inspections and maintenance inspections. I also document any failures or problems I may encounter.

But as stated, it is not required, just a very good practice.
 
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I've found paying for a subscription to airdata.com extremely helpful in tracking flights, details, maintenance reminders, etc. Not sure if it can really be considered a logbook, but I refer to it frequently to get details of my flights that I can't get from DJI directly.

LP
 
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I was intending to document my flights in a hard
copy logbook, like I do for my full size aircraft, but
when I found the highly detailed electronic log in
my DJI app, I have not started with the hard copy
yet.
Does the DJI App allow you the ability to backup and print them? You'll want to keep a backup just in case the e-copy goes bye bye.
 
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I keep a log of every flight, maintenance, repair, replacement, weather, NOTAMs etc through Kittyhawk . Perhaps not need here in the U.K. but it will be I am sure. Not just good record keeping should there be an incident, but also helps you keep an eye on your aircraft performance too. Do it, but. It hard copy.
 

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