New ATP Navigator® Online Technology Empowers Aviation Maintenance and Unleashes Broad Potential for Next-Generation Advancements

Brisbane, Calif., April 12, 2011 – Aircraft Technical Publishers (ATP®) announced today that the ATP Navigator® online service, the industry’s first single source, online solution, is now available for aviation maintenance professionals. This online service is focused on new technologies that bring increased productivity and reduced operating costs through single source maintenance technical publications, regulatory research, compliance tracking and other next-generation technologies supporting aviation maintenance processes. The ATP Navigator® technology supporting this new service also broadens ATP’s potential for future next-generation advancements as ATP expands its services for aviation maintenance and solutions for other industries.

According to an industry study1, up to 50% of maintenance professional’s time can be spent searching for information. The ATP Navigator® online service represents a milestone for providing online access to both regulatory and OEM technical publications, including airframe, engine, propeller, and selected avionics, with technology designed to increase productivity for maintenance professionals. Regulatory publications include FAA, ICAO and EASA ADs and regulatory information. Included with the productivity tools is the ability to search across multiple documents from multiple vendors and regulatory agencies at once, patented compliance tracking tools, sophisticated indexing, and advanced keyword searching.

The evolution of the ATP Navigator® technology into an online Software as a Service also brings new capabilities to the company and positions ATP for broad new technology advancements. ATP has a long history of industry firsts and new technologies designed to streamline workflows, simplify processes and increase productivity for aviation maintenance. This new online platform will serve as a hub for future ATP advancements and solutions as they are developed for aviation maintenance and other industries.

According to Rich Marino, President of ATP, “As the complexity of aviation maintenance grows, operations are searching for solutions that streamline the workflow and increase productivity. With the advances made in the ATP Navigator online service we are enabling maintenance operations to benefit from the power of next-generation technology.” Mr. Marino continued, “We are committed to listening to our customers and bringing new advancements that benefit maintenance professionals and our OEM partners. The new ATP Navigator online service provides the necessary infrastructure and capabilities as we move forward with this goal.”