How do I import my LogTen logbook into ForeFlight Logbook? (iPad or iPhone)

LogTen has several versions of their software.  This article covers importation of a LogTen Pro X logbook from an iPad or iPhone.  There are 3 basic steps to the process:

    1. Syncing your LogTen Pro X.

    2. Exporting your logbook.

    3. Importing to ForeFlight Logbook. 

NOTE:  For best results, export from a Mac and use the ForeFlight Logbook Template for importation found here plan.foreflight.com/logbook.  If you would like to use a Mac instead, please see:  

     How do I import my LogTen logbook into ForeFlight Logbook? (Using a Mac)

Follow these steps to get started:

STEP 1:  SYNC ALL INSTANCES OF LOGTEN PRO X 

1. Ensure that all your devices are on the same WiFi network and open the LogTen Pro X sync screen.

2. Tap "Settings > Sync > Sync Using WiFi."

3. Select other iOS device.

4. Tap "Sync Now."

5. Repeat for other devices.

6. Continue to either Step 2A or 2B below.

 

STEP 2A:  EXPORT YOUR LOGBOOK: FOR EXPERIENCED SPREADSHEET USERS (Best results)

1. Navigate to "Reports > Exporters."

Image 1.  Navigate to Reports >Exporters.

2. Select “Dynamic Export Flights (Tab).”

Image 2.  Select "Dynamic Export Flights (Tab).

5. Tap “Generate” at top-right.

Image 3. Tap on "Generate" in the upper right.

4. Verify Entry Type, Filter Group, and Date Range is equal to "ALL."

5. Tap "Generate", and email the file to yourself.

Image 4. Tap on "Generate" in the upper right.

6. Select “Export Aircraft.”

Image 5.  Select "Export Aircraft."

7. Verify Entry Type, Filter Group, and Date Range  = "ALL."

8. Tap "Generate", and email the file to yourself.

Image 6. Tap on "Generate" in the upper right.

9. Continue to Step 3 below.

 

STEP 2B:  EXPORT YOUR LOGBOOK: FOR INEXPERIENCED SPREADSHEET USERS (Won't import custom fields and gear type)

1. Navigate to Reports > Exporters 

Image 7.  Navigate to Reports >Exporters.

2. Select “Export Flights (Tab)”

Image 8.  Select “Export Flights (Tab).”

3. Tap “Generate” at top-right

Image 9. Tap on "Generate" in the upper right.

4. Verify Entry Type, Filter Group, and Date Range  = "ALL."

5. Tap Generate, and email file to yourself.

Image 10. Tap on "Generate" in the upper right.

6. Select “Export Aircraft.”

Image 11.  Select "Export Aircraft."

7. Tap “Generate” at the top-right.

Image 12. Tap on "Generate" in the upper right.

8. Verify Entry Type, Filter Group, and Date Range  = "ALL."

9. Tap "Generate", and email the file to yourself.

10. Continue to Step 3 below.

 

STEP 3.  IMPORTING INTO FOREFLIGHT LOGBOOK.

For users of Step 2A above.  See also:  

     How do I import my digital logbook?

1. Open both your logbook files and the ForeFlight Logbook template in Excel or another spreadsheet program.

2. Copy each column of data to it’s respective place in ForeFlight’s import template.

3. Rename any custom field headers as [FieldType]Field Name.  Please see:

     How do I create custom logbook fields in my logbook spreadsheet template?

You can reference formatting notes at the bottom of this article or on plan.foreflight.com/logbook

5. Save the new file as "FFLogbook.txt" and import it into our website here: 

     plan.foreflight.com/logbook

 

For Users of Step 2B above

1. You can now import the files made in Step 2B into our website here:

     plan.foreflight.com/logbook

 

Formatting Notes 

To assist you in understanding formatting requirements for each field within the ForeFlight Logbook template, please see this article:

     What are the formatting requirements for each field in the Logbook template?