The Flight Log (often called the pilot log or ‘PLOG’) is a convenient way of recording the details needed during pre-flight planning and in-flight navigation.
Some exam questions will give you a partially completed PLOG and ask you to fill in the blanks. For example, you will be given a TAS, true track (°T), a wind velocity & the variation and the question will ask you to calculate the magnetic heading (°M) and groundspeed.
We’ve already discussed the information that is written in each column of the PLOG so we won’t go over it again here.
The various columns in the above PLOG are: