Ottawa, Canada (August 2, 2012) – Mxi® Technologies, the leader in aviation maintenance management software, announced today that IRKUT, one of Russia’s leading aircraft manufacturers, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the provision of Maintenix® in support of the organization’s single-aisle MS-21 aircraft after-sales support program. Beginning with the MS-21 fleet, this agreement will help to define future after-market support offerings from the burgeoning aerospace company.
As the selected maintenance software provider for IRKUT’s MS-21 Operator’s Fleet Total Technical Support program, Mxi Technologies has been tasked with the implementation, field training, and knowledge transfer related to the Maintenix software in support of both Russian and international operators of the MS-21.
The selection of Mxi’s Maintenix software for IRKUT’s after-sales support program marks another milestone for the organization’s national program for the design, development and manufacturing of the new MS-21 family of aircraft.
“We are pleased to announce IRKUT as the newest member of our growing customer community,” says Dave Seibel, Chairman and CEO, Mxi Technologies. “Through the MS-21 program, IRKUT has demonstrated their strong commitment to excellence from their approach to design to their goals for after-market support and we see the cooperation between our organizations as a milestone and model for the industry.”
About IRKUT Corporation
JSC IRKUT Corporation takes the leading position in the Russian aircraft manufacturing and has 15 percent share of the Russian arms export. In 2009-2012 the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade awarded the Company “the best Russian exporter” in aircraft industry. JSC IRKUT Corporation is included in the annual (financial results of 2011 ) list of top 100 biggest defense contractors published by American military weekly Defense News.
The Corporation employs over 14,000 professionals, involved in design, manufacturing, sales, and after-sales support of aircraft - multi-role Su-30MK fighter and Yak-130 advanced trainer. Being the prime contractor IRKUT Corporation is working on the realization of main prospective project of Russian civil aviation – MS-21 short/mid range family of commercial airliners.
About Mxi Technologies
With solutions designed specifically for aviation maintenance, Mxi Technologies provides integrated and intelligent software, support, and services to commercial airlines, MROs, OEM aftermarket service providers, and defense operators. Mxi Technologies’ Maintenix® software uses a modern architecture and provides advanced capabilities such as a role-based Web browser interface, long range and automated line planning, automated workflow, electronic signatures, support for portable wireless devices, and a comprehensive range of integration APIs. Our customers range from emerging, small to midsized organizations to the largest global enterprises. For more information, visit www.mxi.com today.