Paperless Flight Bag™ for Windows

(Class I & Class II)

Paperless Flight Bag™ for Windows hardware units features all the dynamic functionalities of the iOS platform solution, while offering more advanced integration flexibility for certain module types and for integration with the aircraft due to the multitasking capabilities of Windows.  Paperless Flight Bag™ for Windows is fully customized to each operator’s requirements.

Paperless Flight Bag™ for Windows

The Paperless Flight Bag™ for Windows focuses on the vast experience gained from our initial Win 7 version and the best features taken from the iOS concept.  It is a fully integrated software platform running on Windows 8/10 EFB units.  The Paperless Flight Bag™ for Windows supports installation as Stowable (Class I) units, as Viewable Stowage units (Class 1,5 based on use of Suction cup mounts) and as Mounted units (Class II).  It also supports installation on Class III hardware applications providing the avionic supplier enable installation of 3rd party software on the aircraft’s Class III EFB units.  Type A, B and C software solutions are supported.

The Paperless Flight Bag™ platform has a number of built in features such as:

  • Cockpit Library & Documents with Touch Friendly Viewer (search function included)
  • Search in multiple documents, synchronized with the Document Library Module
  • OFF-line capable Take-Off and Landing Performance Module (integration to 3rd party Performance service vendors)

The modules offered for the Paperless Flight Bag™ Windows solution

  • Back-Office portal engine – covering administrator functions, user and hardware unit administration, data import/export from/to back-end IT systems, data export/import to/from the EFB units fully encrypted, flight data and reports storage, track and trace of all activities taking place on each specific EFB unit along with data analysis functions and database/update synchronization functions.
  • Document Management & Library Module – can by synchronized with DMS/CMS and In-house folder systems.
  • Voyage/Journey Log Module – covering Pre-flight and Post-flight reporting including Fuel reporting and all required reporting data.
  • Electronic Flight Planning Module – provides import of Flight Briefing information, weather, notams, wind charts, wx charts and eOFP Fuel and Time checks, RVSM checks.
  • Electronic Weather and Notam Module – provides software embedded data presentation of weather and notams with integrated customized colour coding of threshold warning values.
  • ATC & ATIS Note Taker Module – enable shorthand notes for Clearances and ATIS wx reports and Notes including keyboard entries.
  • Mass & Balance/eLoadsheet Module – provides the crew with a complete Loadsheet and Last Minutes Change functions with electronic sign-off and distribution of final signed Loadsheet to ground recipients.
  • Static Loadsheet Import & View Module – import of Ground generated Loadsheets for upload into the EFB system with electronic sign-off.
  • Take-Off Performance Integration Module – provides OFF-line capable Performance calculation functions.
  • Landing Performance integration Module – provides OFF-line capable Performance calculation functions.
  • eTechlog Module – covers MEL & Defect Reporting export function with Flight Release and Corrective Action import, incl. Mechanic’s Aircraft Module.
  • eReporting Module – covers eReport format set-ups to enable Flight Report creation and automatic synchronization of Report formats to SMS systems.
  • Route Manual/Chart Viewer integration – Launcher function with ATC route overlay and pre-populated  DEP, DEST and ALTN airport designators.
  • Cockpit Surveillance Camera View Module.
  • Web-based OCC Overview portal showing operational status and traffic flow within the EFB system.
  • Web-based Load Pax Input Module.
  • Web-based Dispatch Release Module.
  • AID integration (supports data feed to multiple applications in parallel).
  • Integration to on-board Routers mounted in aircraft.
  • Integration to PACE 3D Flight Profile Optimizer Module.

The modules offered for the Paperless Flight Bag™ Windows solution

  • Back-Office portal engine – covering administrator functions, user and hardware unit administration, data import/export from/to back-end IT systems, data export/import to/from the EFB units fully encrypted, flight data and reports storage, track and trace of all activities taking place on each specific EFB unit along with data analysis functions and database/update synchronization functions.
  • Document Management & Library Module – can by synchronized with DMS/CMS and In-house folder systems
  • Voyage/Journey Log Module – covering Pre-flight and Post-flight reporting including Fuel reporting and all required reporting data
  • Electronic Flight Planning Module – provides import of Flight Briefing information, weather, notams, wind charts, wx charts and eOFP Fuel and Time checks, RVSM checks
  • Electronic Weather and Notam Module – provides software embedded data presentation of weather and notams with integrated customized colour coding of threshold warning values
  • ATC & ATIS Note Taker Module – enable shorthand notes for Clearances and ATIS wx reports and Notes including keyboard entries
  • Mass & Balance/eLoadsheet Module – provides the crew with a complete Loadsheet and Last Minutes Change functions with electronic sign-off and distribution of final signed Loadsheet to ground recipients.
  • Static Loadsheet Import & View Module – import of Ground generated Loadsheets for upload into the EFB system with electronic sign-off.
  • Take-Off Performance Integration Module – provides OFF-line capable Performance calculation functions
  • Landing Performance integration Module – provides OFF-line capable Performance calculation functions
  • eTechlog Module – covers MEL & Defect Reporting export function with Flight Release and Corrective Action import, incl. Mechanic’s Aircraft Module
  • eReporting Module – covers eReport format set-ups to enable Flight Report creation and automatic synchronization of Report formats to SMS systems
  • Route Manual/Chart Viewer integration – Launcher function with ATC route overlay and pre-populated  DEP, DEST and ALTN airport designators
  • Cockpit Surveillance Camera View Module
  • Web-based OCC Overview portal showing operational status and traffic flow within the EFB system
  • Web-based Load Pax Input Module
  • Web-based Dispatch Release Module
  • AID integration (supports data feed to multiple applications in parallel)
  • Integration to on-board Routers mounted in aircraft
  • Integration to PACE 3D Flight Profile Optimizer Module

Paperless Flight Bag™ Back-Office Web Portal

The customer has access to all operational data via the Paperless Flight Bag™ Back-Office portal where the data is stored and available for data mining by the customer.  The Back-Office portal engine can also export all incoming flight data directly to your servers in parallel as well take care of all data import from your back-end system solutions into the EFB system. Flight data recordings will be exported into your Back-end systems instantly they arrive as signed flights from the crew.

Pricing Policy – The customer is charged a license fee per module per aircraft tail per month that is in operational use.  IFS do not operate with any per-User fees.  Discounts are available based on the number of aircraft on subscription.  Depending on the type of modules, the number of aircraft types and engine versions aircraft specific set up fees might apply.  The charges will cover the man-hours used to set up the selected module functions in the application for the customer and performing the standard customization process. Further variables include customization of modules for particular customer needs as well as stepped payment terms for the initial set-up charges in relation to the project implementation time lines.

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