Applied Database Technology (ADT) provides Wings, a comprehensive aviation maintenance management solution. Wings sub-modules include fleet management, engineering, aircraft maintenance planning, aircraft and component reliability, technical documentation library, work order management, heavy and line maintenance, component shop management, tooling management, labor tracking, time and attendance, invoicing, cost reporting, purchasing and vendor management, inventory control, receiving and shipping, quality assurance and audits, employee master definitions and training, and Pocket-Wings for hand-held computers. Wings operates over the Web, within an intranet, on wireless hand-held computers, tablets or on touchscreen kiosks. It uses Java and Ajax-based J2EE architecture. The 21-year-old ADT has nearly 30 customers, including AAR Aircraft Maintenance Div. www.adbtech.com
Aerosoft Systems offers DigiMAINT, a Web-based maintenance-management system designed for operators, shops and part distributors. DigiMAINT provides complete control of technical records, stocks, sales, purchasing and flight operations. It supports data mining, decision support and financial analysis. The application has a user-friendly browser interface and cost-effective technology platform, MS Server or Linux. DigiMAINT integrates with Aerosoft's DigiDOC document management, DigiREPORTS, a full-function, browser-based reporting application, and DigiSMART for a global integrated solution. DigiMAINT has been deployed in general aviation for small airlines, regulatory agencies and third-party MROs. It can be locally installed in-house or hosted as an application service provider (ASP), according to the company. www.aerosoftsys.com
Aviation InterTec Services' RAAS application is an M&E/MRO solution targeted to mid-size operators of fleets of one to 30 aircraft, or 200-4,000 seats. RAAS incorporates the functionalities required for this market. The company cites new features that include online and offline EFB for maintenance applications for iPads and Android devices, electronic signatures at the task-step level and enhanced automated report generation and delivery. RAAS has always been 100% browser-based and is compatible with all major browsers including Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer, ensuring RAAS has technological longevity. RAAS has more than 30 customers. www.aviationintertec.com
CAMP Systems' product suite includes maintenance management, inventory control, flight scheduling and engine condition trend-monitoring. CAMP products and services are web-enabled. CAMP Maintenance Management is based on a customized recommended maintenance schedule, which evolves with revisions and advisories issued by manufacturers and regulators. CAMP tracks these changes and applies them to aircraft to assist maintenance planning. Its Inventory Control increases efficiency and streamlines cradle-to-grave part management in a hosted, web-based application that allows customers access to the system without special software, the company says. The specialists in business aviation support a variety of customers, from operators of a single aircraft to operators of fleets, from turboprops to transport-category aircraft. www.campsystems.com
With 25 years of experience, Cimber Air Data now offers Amicos Next Generation (NG), an affordable solution with almost all functions required for managing maintenance, the company says. NG also collects financial data for management reporting and interfacing with other applications such as finance, operations and ERPs. Version 1.0 of NG has been released with a state-of-art user interface, a key performance indicator (KPI) dashboard, workflow management and case-building. An advanced PDF print engine enables automatic import and formatting of work cards from the aircraft OEM and PDF printing or emailing of documents. For smaller operators, NG can be delivered with components preconfigured to run a virtual machine on one server. NG uses a Java graphical user interface, SQL programming and the latest Oracle database. The user interface will run on any Java-compliant operating system, and the Oracle database can run on any server. NG is used to manage fleets of four to more than 100 aircraft. www.amicos.com
Commsoft offers Open Aviation Strategic Engineering System (Oases) for airlines, MROs, CAMOs and part stockers. Oases modules include a core with security and an Oracle database, an airworthiness module with program control, component-tracking,engineering control and reliability analysis, a planning module with work-card creation, and airworthiness directive/service bulletin control and forecasting. It also includes a material module for order, shortage and exchange control; a production module for recording work cards, tracking labor and monitoring work in progress; a line-maintenance module for defect entry, troubleshooting and control against electronic minimum equipment lists; and a commercial module. Fifty-one customers use Oases directly, and another 28 operators are supported by its CAMO customers. Forty-five aircraft types are controlled in Oases, which uses Oracle with Java server software and Java clients. It can be installed in house or hosted. Oases can be adopted quickly without major changes to business processes and can be obtained by software rental, according to the company. www.oases.aero
EmpowerMX's FleetCycle products include Execution Suite, Production Manager, MRO Manager, Line Manager, Data Extraction, Electronic Logbook, Material Manager, Maintenance Program Manager, Planning Manager and Maintenance Intelligence. FleetCycle automates nearly every aspect of airworthiness-production operations from tracking actions and labor to administering sophisticated maintenance programs, implementing supply-chain controls and turning mountains of data into meaningful intelligence, according to the company. FleetCycle equips decision-makers with reliable, real-time and globally available intelligence to minimize maintenance turnaround times and expenses. FleetCycle is a cloud- and J2EE-based, web-enabled product certified for WebSphere and Jboss application servers and Oracle and MSSQL database servers. It is delivered by kiosks, desktops, ruggedized laptops and Android devices, supported by customer-hosted servers or off-premise cloud platforms. EmpowerMX targets MROs and completion centers, mid- to large-size airlines and technical service outsourcing. Major customers include www.empowermx.com, , , , and .
IBM offers Maximo Asset Management, which unifies comprehensive management of asset life cycle and management of maintenance in a single platform. The software provides insight into all enterprise assets, their condition and work processes. Maximo manages asset deployment, specifications, monitoring, calibration, costing and tracking from a single system. It also does long- and short-term planning for preventive, reactive and condition-based maintenance and manages schedules, optimizes resources and generates KPIs, the company says Maximo plans inventories to meet maintenance demand, manages vendor contracts and supports purchase, lease, rental, warranty, rate, master, blanket and user-defined contracts. It aligns service levels with business objectives by defining service offerings and establishing service-level agreements. www-01.ibm.com/software/tivoli/products/maximo-asset-mgmt
IBS Software Services offers iFlight MRO, an interactive, web-based, mobile-enabled, fully integrated, easy-to-use, functionally rich, enterprise-wide information system suited to needs of airlines, CAMOs and MROs. The application includes graphical tools for planners to view and plan visits in a single chart, document-management functionality and mobile solutions deployed in hand-held devices to enable maintenance on demand. There are hundreds of predefined and ad hoc reports, the company says. Microsoft technology is at the core. iFlight's MRO customers include www.ibsplc.com, , COPA Airlines and Merpati Airlines. The target market is large and small airlines and MROs.
IFR offers Aircraft Maintenance And Spares Information System (Amasis) to manage aircraft maintenance and related logistics. Amasis has 14 core modules and add-ons that can be implemented and customized according to each company's needs. Modules include routine maintenance, assemblies and disassemblies, scheduled maintenance, service bulletins/airworthiness directives, labor manpower, electronic documentation, technical library, production barcode, stocks, automatic provisioning, toolbox and business intelligence. The company says it has 80 active licenses and is used by both private and state-owned operators performing their own maintenance or subcontracting it to other companies. www.ifrskeyes.com/amasis
Infospectrum makes InfoTRAK to support independent aircraft heavy maintenance and modification, complex assembly MRO and component repair. Key capabilities include integrated resource planning, capacity management and a schedule optimizer to reduce turnaround time and improve availability of resources and materials. Real-time Integrated MRO Execution Management provides increased visibility and throughput with tools for complete MRO and component repairs, including induction and inspection, work cards and engineering orders. Integrated Maintenance Engineering, Configuration Management and Audit Trails enable efficient engineering orders, regulatory compliance and tracking of service bulletins and airworthiness directives, according to the company. InfoTRAK also has a module that provides real-time integration with operations and manages customer quotations and orders. Finally, it offers a module for enhanced customer service to give repair stations the opportunity to provide value-added fleet management and life-cycle management services. Flexible user interfaces adapt to user and job functions and deployment options, including mobile devices, self-service kiosks, information portals for management, workbenches for analysts and desktops for power users. InfoTRAK has full multilanguage and localization capabilities allowing two employees of the same company to work in different languages. www.info-spectrum.com, www.infotraksolutions.com
Mxi Technologies makes Maintenix, powered by Mxi's Avinomic Predictive Control System (PCS), which enables the application to govern the current and future state of asset maintenance while enforcing resource, business and regulatory constraints. Maintenix provides advanced features not typically available in other systems. It is a family of integrated modules for maintenance engineering and information management, maintenance planning, maintenance execution, materials management, and business support and analytics. It helps MROs streamline processes, reduce turnaround times and improve regulatory compliance, according to the company. Capabilities include integrated and controlled workflows, intelligent automation and advanced maintenance and material planning, point-of-maintenance access to information, mobile data collection, real-time validation and paperless execution and compliance. Proven application programming interfaces simplify connection to an organization's current IT environment. About 20,000 individuals in commercial, business and military aviation, OEMs, MROs and helicopter operators use Maintenix. The application is n-tier, web-based software, compliant with J2EE. Mxi's target market includes small, midsize and global enterprises in all segments, airlines, OEMs, defense, MRO, helicopter operators and corporate aviation. www.mxi.com
Pentagon 2000 Software makes Pentagon 2000SQL, a fully integrated aerospace-specific system that will run the entire enterprise operations or can be deployed within a department or functional area of a business. Its functionalities cover inventory management, supply chain logistics, accounting/financials, forms, reports, component repair work orders, airframe heavy maintenance work orders, tooling and calibration, technical publications management, employee training and skills management, fleet management, flight operations, aircraft record-keeping and mobile applications. The software is rich in industry-specific features and functions, yet is tightly integrated in a single application that is compact and can be quickly deployed, according to the company. 2000SQL uses Microsoft SQL Server; Microsoft dot.net framework and mobile applications. More than 1,000 companies are licensed to use the software, and Pentagon targets repair stations; operators; fixed-base operators; divisions of large, small and medium enterprises; defense contractors and government programs. www.pentagon2000.com
Rusada's Envision Maintenance Manager provides EASA-145 operators with controls to plan work and monitor performance. The basic modules are configuration & resource, operations, maintenance, fleet, materials, quality assurance and finance. Envision provides visual tools for planning and forecasting of maintenance visits and incorporates resource usage and requisitioning data for effective capacity planning and accurate analysis of performance, the company says. Envision has a single-screen shop-floor engineer portal for easy access to book time, requisition spares and self-service vacation requests. The software gives supervisors tools to create and manage multiple maintenance visits and integrates with materials management to ensure accurate requisitioning, providing spare-availability data at all stages. www.rusada.com
Ramco Systems employs more than 1,800 people, of which more than 250 work in aerospace and defense. Its M&E/MRO solution is in a broader ERP suite that includes Aviation Analytics, ePublications, eProcurement, EFB and traditional ERP modules such as human resources and financial. M&E/MRO functionality includes engineering support for configuration, engineering order management and task setup, inventory and procurement for material planning, service parts management, facility management and contract purchasing, maintenance planning, budgeting and setup, line maintenance and hangar maintenance, sales and MRO contract management, compliance, quality, operations and other capabilities. Emirates Airlines, www.ramco.com, Republic Airways, Air Tahiti and Go Air are among it customers. Every segment of the aviation industry, from small operators and CAMOs to larger airlines, specialty operators and MROs are supported, the company says. Ramco's Aviation Suite can be operated from iPads and other mobile devices.
Bulgaria-based Sofema Aviation Services offers an easy-to-use maintenance software suite targeted at small- to midsize operators of up to 50 aircraft with above-average functionality for a highly affordable solution, the company states. The software provides operators, MROs and CAMOs the functionalities needed to manage aircraft, components, airworthiness directives and service bulletins, maintenance tasks, work orders, sales, invoicing, purchases and reliability reporting. It can be bought or rented and payment is only for modules and the number of users needed. The SAS solution is used by more than 30 customers. www.sassofia.com
Swiss AviationSoftware offers AMOS, a comprehensive, fully integrated software package that manages maintenance, engineering and logistics requirements of modern airlines and MRO providers by fulfilling demanding airworthiness standards. AMOS has core modules for material management, maintenance and engineering, component maintenance, maintenance planning and control, quality assurance, financial management and interfaces. More than 110 airlines, airline groups and MRO providers use AMOS. The software is written in pure Java and is fully web-enabled. As Swiss AviationSoftware is 100% owned by www.swiss-as.com, AMOS is the only major MRO software developed by an airline. The company has concentrated on MRO software for two decades, and none of its customers has ever replaced AMOS with another MRO software, the company states. AMOS's target market and current customers include small business-aviation operators, cargo and charter airlines, and regional and low-cost carriers up to major airlines.
Tata Consultancy Services developed its MRO solution Swift in collaboration with www.tcs.com. Swift is a fully integrated solution offering maintenance engineering, line maintenance, heavy maintenance, engine/component maintenance and supply chain management with seamless integration to back-end finance and human resources, the company says. Swift runs on top of SAP's Netweaver platform, and it is mobile and e-enabled for integration with OEM tools such as Boeing's aircraft health-monitoring (AHM) system on the 787 and Airbus's Airman aircraft maintenance analysis application on the . The two-year-old Swift's customers include British Airways and Airlines.
Tracware makes AeroTrac, a process-control software designed to seamlessly integrate the technical, commercial, financial and logistical business processes within an aviation MRO organization. AeroTrac includes aircraft maintenance and planning, engine and component MRO and piece-part processing, design and manufacture, including aircraft modification and parts distribution. It is used by organizations that manage their own fleets or offer third-party maintenance services. AeroTrac incorporates inventory and commercial functions and links to accounting solutions for all financial transactions. AeroTrac is used at more than 50 sites globally. The target market is small to medium-sized MROs of airframes, engines and components, operators, regional airlines and corporations. All sites use a version of AeroTrac developed from a single-source code, so there is no bespoke functionality. TracWare can rapidly develop and deploy new functionalities, according to the company. AeroTrac uses a Microsoft SQL Server database combined with a Visual Basic front-end application. A Microsoft dot.net version (3.0) is under development. www.tracware.co.uk
Trax makes Trax Maintenance, a fully integrated maintenance management software that allows information flow between modules. Functionalities include order and inventory management; engineering, including maintenance program, long- and short-term planning for aircraft, materials, manpower and slots; production control, including shop-floor data capture; support shops; technical records; reliability analysis; technical library management; digital document management; component sales; quality-assurance auditing, training and qualification management; financial management system integration; accounts payable matching and ground-support equipment module. About 120 customers worldwide now use Trax. The software uses an Oracle database for the servers, and the clients are Windows-based for the desktop version and open platform, for example iOS, Windows or Linux, for mobile technology. Trax provides significant functionality in an application that can be flexibly configured for each customer out of the box, the company says. www.trax.aero.com
Ultramain offers Ultramain, a mature maintenance and engineering software. Used by airlines worldwide, Ultramain provides comprehensive integrated support for airline technical, flight and cabin organizations. The software has served airlines for more than 20 years with incremental product growth, the company states. Ultramain functions include maintenance planning and scheduling, base maintenance, capacity modeling, budgeting and powerplant management. The company also offers EFB and tech log software, efbTechLogs. Other onboard products include eReporting, eCabin and efbGroundSystems. www.ultramain.com
Volartec makes Alkym Management & Control System for Aircraft Maintenance. Alkym is a totally integrated, commercial, off-the-shelf maintenance-management software product that effectively and efficiently manages information flow within its different modules. It is a complete and flexible solution developed for the aviation industry allowing for technical operation to be managed productively, the company says. With more 15 years of aviation experience, Volartec has established Alkym as a highly functional but affordable system. Functionalities include maintenance control, planning, engineering, reliability, purchasing and repairs, human resources, quality assurance, inventory, receiving and shipping, sales, technical library, system configuration, Production Kiosk, Alkym Queries.net, Alkym M-Transfer and Alkym M-Files. Alkym uses dot.net and SQL and now serves 40 customers. Short implementation time, typically six weeks, and low cost make it attractive to small and medium-sized airlines. www.volartec.aero