Mobile Line Maintenance Applications

Boeing iPad apps help airline technicians fix problems, reduce flight delays

The iPad isn’t just helping the airline industry in the cockpit. Now, Boeing is offering a suite of mobile apps that it says will assist airline technicians in diagnosing maintenance issues, ultimately saving paper and reducing flight delays in the process. The iPad apps give technicians working on Boeing airplanes instant access to manuals, part… Read More


Fighter jet maker Dassault using Microsoft Surface 2.0

The new version of the Microsoft Surface tabletop computer made an unexpected appearance at the recent Paris Air Show, as Dassault Aviation showed a trio of Surface applications that work in conjunction with its Rafale military aircraft. It’s an early glimpse of a new wave of applications on tap for the Surface 2.0. Microsoft this week… Read More


Boeing, Alaska Air, WSU and others set ‘flight plan’ for renewable aviation fuels in the NW

A group of more than 40 regional companies, government entities and educational institutions have come together to explore the possibilities of creating an aviation biofuels industry in the Pacific Northwest. The group, operating under the acronym SAFN or Sustainable Aviation Fuels Northwest, released a report today which offers “flight paths” to tap into the Northwest’s vast… Read More