Appareo Releases Major Upgrade to Web-Based Flight Data Analysis Software

FARGO, North Dakota (May 18, 2020) — Appareo today released a major architectural upgrade to Appareo EnVision, the company’s analysis software system for Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) or Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) programs. Appareo EnVision is a web-based application that allows fleet operators to access past and current flight data, generate detailed reports, and … Read More

NTSB recommends that Part 91, 121, and 135 aircraft should be equipped with FDM

The FAA released a Fact Sheet that lists several NTSB recommendations, followed with the FAA’s considerations and actions being taken. Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) is one of the recommendations for how to improve the safety of Part 135 aircraft flight operations. “The crash-resistant flight recorder system should record cockpit audio and images with a view … Read More

Appareo Releases Crash-Hardened Recoverable Data Module with Auto Bus Detection

Weighing less than two pounds, this rugged and compact enclosure withstands DO-160G category tests to ensure the survival of critical flight data. FARGO, North Dakota (April 29, 2020) — Appareo today announced a new addition to the company’s line of crash-survivable, remote-mountable, flight data recording modules for rotorcraft and fixed-wing aircraft. The Recoverable Data Module, … Read More

Appareo Brings AI and FDM Expertise to Panel Discussions at EBACE

Appareo’s Director of AI Systems Josh Gelinske and Vice President of Solutions Brad Thurow are scheduled to participate in two panel discussions during the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva on May 22, 2019. View the full agenda here: EBACE Program Schedule ‘Lexi, book me a jet’: Artificial Intelligence and Business Aviation … Read More

NTSB 2019–2020 Most Wanted List Calls for Flight Data Monitoring

The National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements outlines the critical changes that are needed to reduce transportation accidents, injuries, and fatalities. Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) is one of the recommendations for how to improve the safety of Part 135 aircraft flight operations: Part 135 operators must implement safety management … Read More

AirSprint Private Aviation Expands Safety Commitment with Appareo Flight Data Monitoring Systems

AirSprint Private Aviation, a Canadian privately-held fractional aircraft ownership company based in Calgary, has selected the Appareo Vision 1000 Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) System for their Cessna Citation CJ fleet of aircraft. The agreement is for two systems initially, with options for 10 additional units. AirSprint’s commitment to safety includes sophisticated Safety and Quality Management … Read More

IHST Recommends Flight Data Monitoring for Enhancing Safety in the Helicopter Industry

Adding further credibility to the U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST’s) recommendation for flight data monitoring (FDM) programs as one of the key safety recommendations to enhance safety in the helicopter industry, the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) has included FDM in its recommendation list for enhancing safety in the helicopter industry. In the IHST’s third-annual … Read More

USHST Determines Use of Flight Data Monitoring Equipment Will Save Lives

The U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) has determined that further development and wider usage of flight data monitoring (FDM) equipment across the helicopter industry will save lives. When referring to the installment and usage of FDM equipment, the USHST states: Helicopter flight data monitoring devices, including audio/video recording devices, offer the ability to collect data on … Read More

USHST Recommends Flight Data Monitoring to Reduce Fatal Accidents

Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) was one of the measurable actions identified by the U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) in their list of safety enhancements aimed at reducing fatalities. View the full report, or the section specific to FDM. USHST described their intent to implement the use of FDM: Action: Promote the installation and use of … Read More