Jeppesen, a part of Boeing (NYSE: BA) Commercial Aviation Services, and the US Air Force Air Mobility Command said they have agreed to provide iPad-based electronic flight bag (EFB) services for approximately 1,160 Mobility Air Force aircraft, and more than 16,000 related Air Force iPad users.
The Mobility Air Force aircraft will be equipped with Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro, the EFB solution that streamlines the use of navigational information for military fleet programs and commercial aviation operators.
Mobility Air Force fleet aircraft that will be equipped with Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro on iPad include C-5, C-17, C-130, KC-10, KC-135 and multiple executive and operational support aircraft. In addition to vector-based Jeppesen terminal charts, FliteDeck Pro includes data-driven enroute content, which is dynamically rendered and de-cluttered for the pilot´s current needs.
All data and information will be centrally managed by the global Jeppesen Distribution Manager Pro (JDM Pro) secure network for the US Air Force. Flight information, including worldwide civilian and military navigation charts and terminal procedures is delivered to the Mobility Air Force aircrew through the JDM Pro enterprise solution.
Jeppesen is a Boeing subsidiary and part of the Digital Aviation business unit within Boeing Commercial Aviation Services. Boeing offers the industry´s largest portfolio of support and services solutions, providing customers a competitive advantage by solving real operational problems, enabling better decisions, maximizing efficiency and improving environmental performance — intelligent information solutions across the entire aviation ecosystem.