Confused time zone

i am frying from SFO to JFK. The data shows it is at March 29. However, it is actual March 28 in usa.
It condused me.

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The date that you see, March 29, 2019, is based off of the Zulu time (UTC).

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that is zulu time

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If you’re closer to the JFK side (Easter time zone) it is the 29th…

(Realizes it’s past midnight, whoops…)

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That makes sense. Thanks for your help!

Thanks a lot !

BTW, In real flight, does the pilot use Zulu time to record their flight plan ? or just for international flight ?

Zulu time is the standard time for commercial airlines pilots. But we’ve often seen a local time used for some domestic flights in some airlines.
In the cockpit, also has a UTC time clock.

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On our end all our flights are in Zulu even if it’s local

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