According to Teledyne Controls, its new enhanced Airborne Data Loader technology is “dramatically reducing” operating costs of Boeing 737NGs flown by low cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle. Savings of up to $11,700 per month for the fleet of 42 aircraft are being realized, simply because of the time saved by engineers loading navigational data into avionics databases.
Extract, transform, load
Russell Adams is offering a new software program for universal, direct data capture by an aircraft operator’s pilots and technicians. It is aimed at saving time and cost associated with translating data from paper into “something the business can use,” said Marwa Ammar, the company’s marketing manager.
As airlines move toward the “paperless cockpit,” Data Systems & Solutions (DS&S) is seeking to save operators money and time through real-time analysis of on-board information using its engine and aircraft health-monitoring (EHM and AHM) services. By collecting data via mobile devices and integrated systems, DS&S trend analysts can anticipate and advise on necessary short-, medium-, or long-term action,
British charter airline MyTravel is using an electronic technical log (ETL) to manage its aircraft fleet data, including maintenance requirements and trip reports. This is another step in the goal to achieving a truly paperless cockpit, according to Data Systems & Solutions (DS&S), UK-based developer of the CoreWing ETL.