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One log book or two.

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I am working on my PPL and also looking into gliders. I was thinking of keeping two log books, one for private flying and another for when I go gliding. Is there any reason I should keep only one?

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  1. LTCTerry on Jun 11, 2013

    I use two. My gliding logbook has columns for type of launch – aerotow or winch – as well as release- and highest altitude.

    Currency in one logbook does not matter for the other.


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  2. Bob on Jun 14, 2013

    Just keep one, you’re just adding another needless logbook to loose!

    Perhaps switch over later to electronic

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  3. Mark Kolber on Jun 16, 2013

    The votes on both answers shows the ultimate answer: this is really going to be a matter or personal preference. Some prefer consolidation and see no reason for two books when one will do the job sufficiently. Others like breaking things down and enjoy the task of cross-referencing them when filling out 8710s, insurance applications, etc. (If you have multiple electronic logs, OTOH, it’s probably a design defect.)

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