For the past five years, Boeing and Fujitsu have been working together to develop an aircraft maintenance solution that incorporates radio frequency identification (RFID) technology and contact memory buttons (CMBs) with an integrated suite of software applications. Boeing will begin rolling out the system, known as automated identification technology (AIT), in the spring. AIT will enable maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) organizations to track the maintenance history of up to 3,000 ...

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