ADSOFTWARE handles the first aircraft fitted with the Electric Green Taxiing System
27 Aug 2013
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ADSOFTWARE and REGIO LEASE are proud contributors to the “Electric Green Taxiing System” (EGTS) display, the most ground breaking presentation of the recent 50th International Paris Air Show.
Le Bourget Air Show 2013 was dominated by yet more airliner orders, plus breakthroughs in new aircraft coming to market, significant deliveries, and some amazing innovation launches. The most anticipated one was the first public demonstration of the “Electric Green Taxiing System” technology installed on an Airbus A320.
The modified aircraft showed off its moves on the runway, powered by its environmentally-friendly electric motoring mounted on the main gear. REGIO LEASE and ADSOFTWARE have worked hard to allow the demonstration to happen at the show. REGIO LEASE provided the consulting and technical backbone of the operations together with ensuring the complete airworthiness management of the aircraft, and ADSOFTWARE gave the supporting tools to allow REGIOLEASE to do so.
The Safran A320-212 used for testing the EGTS has had a unique life that required the flexibility of a software solution that AIRPACK is able to provide. To comply with the authority’s requirements, all the parts of the EGTS had to be followed up inside a Kardex model (the theoretical structure of the aircraft which defines the positions of the equipment installed, the breakdown of these positions, and the maintenance limitations) as if the aircraft was being operated within normal conditions. This first required all the parts to be created within the system as they didn’t exist before. “We have been working with ADSOFTWARE since we got into business in 2005, and all tasks associated with the continuing airworthiness of the aircraft we handle are managed via AIRPACK. We knew the system would allow us to support the EGTS project,” said Laurent Le Minh Loc, CEO of REGIO LEASE.
The demonstration was an absolute success and the parties involved celebrated the achievement on the ADSoftware stand during the show. “It is a first for an aircraft equipment manufacturer to be able to handle such a project. This is a chance for ADSOFTWARE and REGIO LEASE to be associated with such a technology exploit,” said Fred Ulrich, CEO of ADSoftware, during the celebration.
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ADSOFTWARE is a fifteen year old IT company based in France, with offices in Thailand, Brazil and South Africa. Specialising in aviation software, the company has developed a fleet management system and logistics package called “AIRPACK”. This system meets the needs of middle-sized airlines, as well as Maintenance and Repair Organisations (MRO), and Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisations (CAMO).
The strength of ADSOFTWARE is the simplicity of its product. AIRPACK is Microsoft Windows® ready, web-enabled, and multilingual. Complete training can be done in five days. The company provides 24/7 online technical support. Extremely competitively priced, AIRPACK costs up to 40% less than its competitors. Visit www.adsoftware.fr for more information.
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About REGIO LEASE
Set up in 2005, REGIO LEASE has since grown into a successful aviation consultancy firm with a global presence. The team develops creative and innovative solutions for airlines, MRO’s and aircraft leasing companies on a wide range of projects. REGIO LEASE’s competency and experience extends to airworthiness management and certification, delivery and redelivery, aircraft registration, repossession of leased aircrafts, MRO management, as well as aviation asset management and aircraft leasing consulting. Because of an ever-changing aviation world, REGIO LEASE’s team members undergo on-going regulatory operational and technical training and up-grading. Being forward-looking and at the leading edge of aviation safety is the backbone of REGIO LEASE’s success. Visit www.regiolease.com for more information.
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Fred Ulrich (CEO of ADSOFTWARE) and Laurent Le Minh Loc (CEO of REGIO LEASE)
ADSOFTWARE Stand at Le Bourget 2013
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