Techbytes Sept11

ADS-B GPS Accord Technology, LLC has been recognized by FAA as meeting all requirements defined in Advisory Circular 20-165 for the new NexNav mini GPS WAAS Class Beta-1. An ADS-B GPS source manufacturer, Accord Technology has gained this approval for...


Online Quoting Tool

Solairus Aviation has updated its web presence with an all-new online charter quoting tool. The new allows website visitors to construct charter trips utilizing aircraft options among Solairus' managed fleet as well as aircraft flown by the company's exclusive list of approved operators. Furthermore, the tool is designed to match the requested itineraries with charter aircraft categories that are appropriate for the desired flight, ensuring a more accurate and relevant price quote; www.solairusaviation.com/charter.quote.

Router Solution

Air Wisconsin recently implemented the AvFinity Integrated Router Solution (AIRS) to manage Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) filings for international flights. AIRS is a multi-solution aviation data communication/data integration appliance designed for flight-critical messaging that was created and is marketed by AvFinity LLC. The patent-pending software technology that resides on AIRS powers AvFinity’s APIS Navigator. This AvFinity service, as well as services for flight plan filing, NOTAMs, weather, and Collaborative Decision Making are a few of the flight-critical solutions available to airlines with AIRS; www.avfinity.com.

Slotdrain Software

GATIC announces the release of the Slotdrain ‘Hydraulic Design Software’ suite, which is available free of charge to U.S. construction industry professionals working on airport projects. Simple and intuitive, the software allows project engineers to quickly create surface drainage channel designs, based on the Gatic Slotdrain system, says the company. Comprehensive information can be provided for a project, including hydraulic datasheets, installation drawings (CAD and PDF files), system parts lists, specification clauses, and an option to design an on-site water storage facility using the slot drain system; www.slotdrain.com/usa.

Terminal Planning, Logistics

AECOM Technology Corporation is working with Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to integrate Esri’s ArcGIS Server with Microsoft’s SharePoint, Microsoft’s SQL Server, and Oracle’s Primavera to analyze spatial and temporal project information for the Coordination and Logistics Management (CALM) Program for LAWA’s Airport Development Group. The CALM program is made up of LAWA and AECOM staff, as well as several sub-consultants. Plans for future expansion of the LAX system include a scheduling application that would allow utility shutdown requests to be processed, approved and tracked spatially within SharePoint; www.aecom.com.

 

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