Appareo Releases New Product Line of Telematic and Connectivity Solutions for Aviation

NEWS RELEASE Appareo Releases New Product Line of Telematic and Connectivity Solutions for Aviation Conexus® Aircraft Communication Units are highly-capable, well-connected mobile computers for a broad range of aircraft types FARGO, North Dakota (June 3, 2020) — Appareo today announced the release of a new product line of Conexus® Aircraft Communication Units (ACUs). These units … Read More

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

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

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

12 months to comply with FAR 135.607

With only 12 months until FAR 135.607* takes effect, now’s the time to get serious about selecting the FDM solution to make your operation compliant. FAR 135.607: After April 23, 2018, no person may operate a helicopter in air ambulance operations unless it is equipped with an approved flight data monitoring system capable of recording … Read More

Robert Fournier and Trent Vick receive Appareo Pilot of the Year Award

This year there were two pilots worthy of recognition as the Appareo Pilot of the Year, an award presented annually at HAI Heli-Expo through the Salute to Excellence program. We are so honored to recognize Robert Fournier and Trent Vick, who were fighting fires throughout the NorthWest. Notably they had a role in fighting the Copper King … Read More