Guam-based aviation services provider Aviation Concepts (Booth B702) has entered an agreement with the Makat Shangri-La Hotel in Manila for the provision of catering services to its charter customers and owners of aircraft under Aviation Concepts’ management.
Coradine Aviation Systems has released the latest version of its logbook software, LogTen Pro 6.0, available for Apple Macintosh computers and the iPhone and iPad. With more than 100 new features, LogTen Pro 6.0 now offers professional pilots a new visual duty-time tracking feature. Duty-time availability and restrictions are shown on a color-coded graph.
Whether an aircraft is operated under Part 91, 135 or 121, the Federal Aviation Regulations require that maintenance discrepancies be repaired before the next flight unless there are appropriate provisions for deferring that maintenance and those procedures are followed.
Features added to the online aircraft tracking system AircraftLogs include a new meter-reading capability that allows users to update and adjust Hobbs and tachometer readings with one entry. Users can now also update hours and cycles using the edit components button on the maintenance control panel, a “significant improvement over the prior method,” according to AircraftLogs.
AircraftLogs.com has added new maintenance features to its online logbook system. Users of the Columbus, Ohio, company’s online system can now receive automatic alerts when the FAA issues new service bulletins and Airworthiness Directives, thanks to an arrangement with maintenance data publisher Aircraft Technical Publishers (ATP).
In the world of aircraft maintenance software, to say there are options would be an understatement. The gamut ranges from digitally photographing your aircraft logbooks and storing the images for safe keeping to very high end, comprehensive maintenance planning, prediction and record-keeping systems.
Last month I started a discussion about what I have come to recognize as a serious disconnect between pilots and mechanics, each of whom performs critical tasks necessary to prepare an aircraft for safe flight. For lack of a better term, I call this phenomenon negative culture. Although the phenomenon exists in every industry, in few industries does it carry consequences as severe as those in aviation.
Conklin & de Decker has released the latest version of its maintenance management software, MxManager Version 7.5.
The paperwork demands of a high-performance single- or twin-engine airplane or helicopter are enormous and can be a continuing headache for owners and operators. Aircraft owners Doug Stewart and Greg Ratliff are well aware of this workload and decided to design an Internet-based program that aggregates all the data for both pilot and airplane currency and maintenance into one online system.