Posted on: 10 September 2015 by Mark Howells
As part of its annual Lido/Navigation User Conference in Zurich, Lufthansa Systems has unveiled a mobile updater which will allow pilots to wirelessly update the Lido/eRouteManual digital navigation charts on their mobile devices anytime, anywhere.
Since all that pilots need to update the charts is a wireless connection, it means they are no longer tied to fixed updating processes, saving time and allowing maximum flexibility.
Additionally, administrators can now control the distribution of Lido/eRouteManual data via the Data Distribution System (DDS) portal, creating new users and maintaining an up-to-the-minute overview of the update status of all devices across the entire fleet. This saves administrators having to deal with time-consuming follow-up and documentation of updates, as they can gain an overview at any time via the new DDS portal. Each navigation chart update must be clearly documented for the authorities.
“Our work is based on helping airlines deal with the navigation issues that concern them every day. Talking directly to our customers is therefore a clear priority for us at the Lido/Navigation User Conference. In addition to our experts, representatives of our local partners are also on hand,” explained Igor Dimnik, head of products at Lufthansa Systems. “We are also presenting road maps at the conference to show what developments we have planned for our navigation solutions in the future.”
Various Lido navigation solutions are in service worldwide with approximately 100 airlines.