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NC Software acquires
Posted by Neal Culiner on 01 June 2017 08:12 AM
NC Software, Inc. acquires LLC

By Neal Culiner, President, NC Software, Inc.
June 1, 2017

Wilmington, DE - NC Software, Inc. announced today that it acquired all assets of LLC including the popular aviation community web site has an active forum community of over 2.3 million posts in use by over 36,000 pilots.

NC Software, an aviation software company founded in 1998, was involved with's development helping the original founder in the mid 1990's who tragically died in an aviation accident. Neal Culiner, owner of NC Software, assisted the follow-on owner with web site operations and is thrilled to pursue the dream of the original founder. NC Software's founder Neal Culiner looks forward to serving the aviation community with the best question and answer web site for anyone involved in the aviation industry. caters aspiring pilots, private pilots, professional pilots, airline pilots, flight attendants and cabin crew, air traffic controllers and even spouses of those in aviation.

About NC Software, Inc.

NC Software, Inc. is a Richmond, VA based software company. It specializes in aviation software such as Logbook Pro for pilots from student pilot through airline pilot and APDL, a tailored Apple iOS app for airline pilots. For more information, please visit
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Logbook Pro for iOS and Android version 7.2 Released
Posted by Neal Culiner on 18 April 2017 10:31 AM
NC Software is proud to announce the release of version 7.2 of its Logbook Pro flight logbook solution for both Apple iOS and Google's Android powered devices. Visit the respective app store for release notes and update to the latest version immediately.
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APDL 8.3 Released and Now Only $99/year
Posted by Neal Culiner on 07 April 2017 11:02 AM
NC Software is excited to announce the release of APDL - The Airline Pilot Logbook App for Apple iOS devices version 8.3. Click here to go to the Apple App Store to download now. New users enjoy a FREE 90 DAY TRIAL including schedule importing. 

Also in the news: APDL is now only $99/year! Click here to buy now or extend your current subscriptions at the new lower price.

Version 8.3 Release Notes:

This release introduces a new feature: Settings Checklist. It ensures all required settings are set and populates APDL with types, tails, and crew members based on your airline. The feature is geared towards new users but can also be run by a current user to update APDL’s types, tails, and crew members and review your configuration to ensure it is optimal for APDL use. You can check out the new feature in Settings -> Settings Checklist (bottom of view).

Additional Revisions:

  • Added APDL Toolkit support for Piedmont Airlines, Inc. D/B/A Henson Aviation/US Air Express
  • Added APDL Toolkit support for SkyWest Airlines
  • Prevent Process in Paste & Process from progressing if there’s nothing pasted
  • Indicate if landing is night or day in leg editor
  • Update performance stats so only legs actually flown are included
  • Fix various issues related to Released payroll category
  • Look back from the end of each flight’s UTC calendar day for 1000 hours in 365 days cumulative flight time totals.
  • Fix issues with Check Schedule and FLICA
  • Improve display of various Flight Time limits.
  • Switch to Calendar view as the default view instead of Status Board (this can be configured in Settings > General - App Resume Setting)

Please keep feedback coming to help make APDL great for all users and we welcome your App Store reviews. Thank you for choosing APDL - The Airline Pilot's Logbook.

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Announcing APDL Export
Posted by Neal Culiner on 15 September 2016 08:21 PM

NC Software is excited to announce the new APDL Export feature on  This new feature allows APDL users to export their APDL flights to import into any logbook product such as Logbook Pro using Logbook Pro's Import Wizard.  The APDL Export system is powerful allowing the APDL user to filter by date ranges, specify if By Leg (recommended) or By Day data collation, include deadheads, and if using By Leg you can also create a template for a custom remarks column.  The system is easy to use and will export to either TAB delimited text files or Comma Separated Value (CSV).  A default Logbook Pro Import Wizard "template" (.map file) is available for download which you can further customize per your needs and save for reuse.

To learn how to use the Logbook Pro Import Wizard click here.  

Backup your Logbook Pro data prior to importing by clicking File...Backup to File/Cloud.  It is also suggested to export small date ranges not greater than a year as large date ranges will be slower to export as well as import.

The APDL Exporter allows every airline pilot to use APDL as their preferred FAR 117 airline pilot logbook app along with any desktop product on any platform of their choosing.  Logbook Pro Desktop's next update will also include an automated system to import APDL data when it releases in the future.

If you have any questions on the use of the APDL Exporter please create a new thread on this forum for assistance or contact support via the NC Software Help Desk.

You will also see new reporting where we have the resumes complete and will continue to add more reports and other exciting features already in the works. is the hub of all airline pilots using APDL with further cloud enabled features.

Not using APDL yet? Click here to go to the Apple App Store and download APDL and start your FREE 90 DAY TRIAL or click here and get the latest beta of APDL 8 which is coming soon.

Thank you for your patience for those waiting for this exciting capability.

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Ready for your Interview?
Posted by Neal Culiner on 17 August 2016 12:47 PM

Airline pilot hiring is on the rise and expected to increase and remain steady.  This is GREAT news for our airline pilots that have had a rough go for the past too many years.  We've been working overtime to help airline pilots prepare for their career dream interviews and we want to help you too.  Let us take the worry out of your interview preparation by hiring us to handle your logbook needs.

  1. Not digital yet? Take a look at our Data Entry Service where we can transfer your paper messy logs to professional clean accountable logging courtesy of Logbook Pro
  2. Ready to print for your presentation?  Our Turn-Key Printing Service will take your provided Logbook Pro Backup and turn it into a color laser printed interview ready solution.
  3. Binder up with one of Cirrus Elite's professional leather binders such as the Commander or Full Size series binders for career pilots with full paper sized layouts
  4. Spend your important time preparing for the interview and let us handle your logbook related needs.

If you have any questions or need immediate "expedited" services, we can get it to you next day and first thing in the morning as needed.  We will make it happen for you!  Contact us now if you have any questions after reviewing the above links.

Congrats on your interview and we hope you will be like many before you with their Logbook Pro trusted flying career data in hand - YOU'RE HIRED!

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Convert from other logbook programs FREE
Posted by Neal on 05 January 2011 10:36 PM

Did you know we'll convert your data from any other electronic flight logbook software - FREE?  If you made the wrong decision once, don't make it again, you've come to the right place with Logbook Pro.  Logbook Pro has been the leading flight logbook software for pilots since 1998 and we have the most accurate, trusted, stable, and proven logbook solution of any on the market.  Our software doesn't suffer data corruption, lost data, inaccurate information, and slow presentation of data like others.  In fact no other product can analyze and report on your flight logbook data like Logbook Pro can, a must for interviews, applications, and insurance forms. 

We want you to have nothing but the best so let us help you make the transition to what you should have been using all along.  Check out our knowledgebase articles on data conversions and send us your other logbook software data file to (preferably in a zip file) and we'll get right to work for you.  Our most common data conversions are Coradine's LogTen, FlightLevel, SafeLog, and Jeppesen Mentor/Flite Log.  We have done just about all of them so your data conversion is just an inquiry away and we typically get your data converted within one business day.  Enjoy the best mobile apps on the market including our just released iPhone and iPad version 2 apps, both of which are FREE, and the upcoming Android and Windows Phone 7 editions.  You've come to the right place, let's get you converted to the right software today.

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Stay informed via Newsletters
Posted by Neal on 20 February 2010 04:37 PM

If you'd like to stay informed about our products, future development, supported platforms, and learn how to get more out of our software, be sure to subscribe to our newsletters.  Our newsletter subscriptions are strictly confidential and used solely by us to send you our monthly newsletter.  We'll bring the information to you, you don't have to come looking for it.  You can unsubscribe at any time.

To manage your newsletter subscription click here.  To view previous newsletters click here.

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