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Aviation News: Aviator from Jeppesen Integrates EFB Apps in Single Framework

Englewood, Colo. | 14 Feb 2017 | By Jeppesen

Jeppesen, a Boeing Company, today introduces Jeppesen Aviator - a new pilot resource suite that unites essential electronic flight bag (EFB) resources into an all-in-one app for mobile iOS and Windows devices. Aviator is a Jeppesen and Boeing collaboration that integrates typically independent EFB features into a single point of access that reduces pilot time spent with data entry and accessing individual apps. It also shares data between EFB functions to streamline workflows, reduce pilot head-down time, eliminate human errors and enhance operational efficiency.

“Jeppesen Aviator is the result of a joint development process by Jeppesen and Boeing to understand customer needs related to EFB functionality provided in a single, unified flight deck resource,” said Tim Huegel, director, Jeppesen Flight Deck Solutions. “We look forward to introducing Aviator with our airline customers worldwide to highlight the advantages of a fully integrated pre-flight, in-flight and post-flight resource and continue to refine this dynamic solution for the next generation of EFB interaction.”

Aviator combines multiple Jeppesen and Boeing EFB functions in a single framework for airline and military pilots, including: · Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro: the global standard for interactive airline and military enroute and terminal charting, digital navigation and other EFB functions. · Jeppesen Content Viewer: displays essential electronic document browser material from the airline or operator directly in Aviator, instead of through its own module. · Electronic Flight Folder: provides transmission of key day-of flight data, including weather and flight plan information. · Onboard Performance Tool: allows flight crews to calculate takeoff, landing and weight & balance functions, based on current weather and runway conditions. · Software Development Kit (SDK): allows for integration of Aviator with approved applications to expand an airline’s EFB suite across fleet and operations.

Aviator features multiple sources of information redundancy, to ensure operational continuity and reduce the risk of grounded aircraft. This includes the digital navigation backup solution Trip Kit on Demand, backup stored flight plans and device-to-device synching to share flight plans, flight information and trip kits, ensuring the flight crew has the same information across their mobile devices.  

Aviator also reduces the impact of user training requirements, through the common interface platform and familiar functionality across all Aviator features.

Please see our product Web page for more information on Jeppesen Aviator. For further detail on the industry-leading navigation, operations, training and optimization solutions provided by Jeppesen, please visit www.jeppesen.com.        About Jeppesen For more than 80 years, Jeppesen has made it possible for pilots and their passengers to safely and efficiently reach their destinations. Today, this pioneering spirit continues as Jeppesen delivers transformative information and optimization solutions to improve the efficiency of air operations around the globe. Jeppesen is a Boeing subsidiary and part of the Digital Aviation business unit within Boeing Commercial Aviation Services. Boeing offers the industry’s largest portfolio of support and services solutions, providing customers a competitive advantage by solving real operational problems, enabling better decisions, maximizing efficiency and improving environmental performance – intelligent information solutions across the entire aviation ecosystem.

Media Contact: Brian Rantala +1-303-328-4370 brian.rantala@jeppesen.com

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