StandardAero has added mobile service teams in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Dallas, Ga. Additional units are slated for northern Delaware, and a northeast-based avionics mobile team is scheduled to be launched by year-end, bringing the total number in North America to 12.
Pilots who use Apple’s iPad tablet computer have been lusting for one additional bit of functionality, in-flight weather data. Baron Services, the company that provides XM WX services, is about to fulfill those wishes with its iPad Mobile Link, a $199.99 gadget (introductory price) that lets compatible iPad apps display XM WX while airborne. Baron’s Mobile Link will be available late in the second quarter this year.
Universal Weather & Aviation has introduced the second release of its Universal Mobile application. This allows UVAir cardholders to access their online fuel management accounts through any Web-enabled mobile device, including iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry or Android.
Universal Weather and Aviation (Stand C325) has introduced the second release of its Universal Mobile application. This allows UVAir cardholders to access their online fuel management accounts through any Web-enabled mobile device, including iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, or Android. Via Universal Mobile, UVair customers can look at what their total fuel charges will be for a planned trip.
StandardAero continues to focus on strengthening its business aviation capability and commitment. “We’d taken our eye off that mark, but over the past 12 months we’ve done about everything we said we would do to get back on track,” Scott Taylor, senior vice president for business aviation, told AIN.
After the logistical nightmare caused by Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano earlier this year, Universal Weather and Aviation owner Greg Evans challenged his colleagues to develop a way for the company to help clients in future volcanic ash events. Product manager for weather and mobile solutions Shawn Rampy and his team took up the challenge and researched the problem, consulting with experts and studying possible practical solutions.