"Automated Image & Restore (AIR) is an open source
application that provides a GUI front end to the dd/dcfldd (Dataset
Definition (dd)) command. AIR is designed to easily create forensic
disk/partition images. It supports MD5/SHAx hashes, SCSI tape
drives, imaging over a TCP/IP network, splitting images, and
detailed session logging. To date, the AIR utility has only been
developed for use on Linux distributions. In its simplest form, AIR
provides a convenient interface to execute the dd set of commands.
It eliminates the risk of 'fat fingering' an error in the shell
terminal and ultimately makes using the dd command more
user-friendly for those who are not as experienced. Please note
that using the AIR front end still requires some basic knowledge of
how the dd (or dcfldd) commands work..."