HOOFDDORP, the Netherlands, 2 July 2014. Officials at Nordwind Airlines, a scheduled and charter airline in Moscow, sought an electronic flight bag (EFB) system for pilots. They found their solution at Fokker Services, part of Fokker Technologies, in the Netherlands. Nordwind Airlines’ A320, B737, B757, B767, and B777 fleet will gain the Fokker Services EFB solution for Apple’s iPad.
The Fokker Services EFB solution for iPad is a Class 2B, EASA-certified installation including mounting and power supply. Fokker Services has sold the EFB for nearly 500 aircraft.
Nordwind Airlines and Fokker Services have teaming arrangement to implement the EFB solution for iPad on the entire Nordwind Airlines fleet. This will provide savings in weight as well as enhanced accessibility of information and performance data.
“After an intensive selection process Nordwind Airlines has chosen the EFB solution for iPad offered by Fokker Services. This provides a fully approved solution that meets Nordwind Airlines’ requirements in full,” says Kirill Dedlovsky, deputy technical director – continuing airworthiness manager at Nordwind Airlines.
“Nordwind is a well established airline in the Russian market, and the fact that it has selected Fokker Services is further confirmation of the performance of our EFB solution in for iPad,” explains Heino van der Laan, vice president of marketing & sales at Fokker Services. “We look forward to making this project with five different aircraft types into a big success for Nordwind.”
The Fokker Services EFB solution for iPad covers not only the hardware to mount and power the iPad, but also the associated certification and supporting data, such as manual supplements, to ensure that airworthiness compliance can be demonstrated.