November 2011 – Orleans, MA – Conklin & de Decker has announced the new ACE - On the Go! web interface for Aircraft Cost Evaluator (ACE) subscribers is now available, providing instant access to ACE cost reports and comparisons of aircraft fixed and variable costs on-line from any internet browser via smart phones, tablets, MAC or Windows laptop.
Now available with a subscription to the Aircraft Cost Evaluator 2011 Volume II, users will get the latest ACE - On the Go! This new tool allows subscribers to access information via any browser, including mobile devices. No more lugging your laptop around with you or waiting until you get back to the office to access current aircraft cost data, range comparisons or charts and tables. Using the web interface, ACE subscribers have access to cost information anytime, anywhere, without installing any software first.
Subscribers can simply access ACE - On the Go! by logging-in to the Members Area of the Conklin & de Decker website or going to www.conklindd.com/aircraftcost. General cost information is available complimentary to anyone visiting the Conklin & de Decker website but with a few easy steps, current ACE subscribers can gain access to detailed information whenever and wherever they need it. Variable and fixed costs, annual budget, quick comparisons of up to three aircraft, and the ability to export to a pdf are all available now with this on-line edition.
With the ACE 2011 software program, users quickly compare up to three aircraft side-by-side, edit nearly two dozen variables, change currencies, and change measurement units to customize reports allowing comparisons of local costs and salaries. A query function allows the user to narrow the selection to those that meet specific performance criteria. In addition, reports can easily be exported to Word, Excel and PDF with a click of a button. The ACE software also contains fractional data, guaranteed maintenance plan data, aircraft photos, exterior and interior scaled drawings, and limited performance data for more than 500 aircraft.
The annual subscription price for the latest edition of Aircraft Cost Evaluator is $650 for Jets, $550 for Turboprops or Helicopters and $450 for the Piston databases. Updated twice each year, the cost includes one free update. Handbooks are available for an additional $100 each. Discounts for multiple databases run from $100 to $300. Customized reports for individual aircraft can be special ordered with a 20% discount for multiple aircraft. In addition, multiple user licenses are available.
About Conklin & de Decker
Conklin & de Decker, celebrating more than 25 years in business, is a leader in aviation research, consulting and education with offices in Orleans, Massachusetts, Arlington, Texas and Phoenix, Arizona. The company, founded in 1984, focuses on fixed- and rotary- wing aircraft operating cost, performance and specification databases, maintenance management software, financial management, fleet planning, market research, aviation tax issues, and financial, tax and management seminars. Conklin & de Decker consult with numerous individuals, corporations and government agencies worldwide. More information on their products and services, copies of articles published, and a unique “Members Only” section can be found on their website, www.conklindd.com.