Recent industry analyses forecast a robust expansion in the global Airport Information Systems market, estimating a rise to USD $6.52
Glossary of Terms
This Glossary of Terms provides an authoritative reference for key terminology in the field of aviation software, including but not limited to Weight and Balance Systems, flight management, and other associated functionalities. The glossary is intended for periodic updates to incorporate evolving terms in the sector.
Aft Limit – Dive into the relevance of the Aft Limit in aircraft operations and the role of A-ICE solutions in ensuring precise adherence.
Aircraft Weighing Procedure
Ballast – Ballast ensures optimal aircraft balance and stability by adjusting weight distribution during varied flight conditions.
Center of Gravity (CG) – Center of Gravity (CG) determines an aircraft’s balance point, crucial for flight safety and performance.
Datum Line – The Datum Line serves as aviation’s standardized reference, essential for accurate aircraft measurements and safety calculations.
FAA Certification – Explore the importance of FAA Certification in setting and maintaining aviation safety and performance benchmarks.
Forward Limit – The Forward Limit defines the frontmost safe position for an aircraft’s Center of Gravity, crucial for maintaining stability and control.
Gross Weight – Gross Weight determines an aircraft’s total mass and is crucial for safe, efficient flight operations.
In-Flight Weight Distribution – In-Flight Weight Distribution ensures optimal aircraft balance during flight for safety and performance.
Landing Weight – Landing Weight is key for safe aircraft landing, requiring precise management for operational safety and efficiency.
Load Planning – Load Planning is essential in aviation for ensuring aircraft balance, safety, and operational efficiency.
Mass and Balance System – The Mass and Balance System is critical in aviation for safe and efficient aircraft operation, encompassing weight management and CG positioning.
Maximum Allowable Weight – Maximum Allowable Weight is a key factor in aviation safety, governing the maximum weight for aircraft takeoff and flight.
Maximum Landing Weight – Maximum Landing Weight is crucial in aviation for ensuring safe and compliant landing operations.
Maximum Ramp Weight
Maximum Takeoff Weight
Maximum Zero Fuel Weight
Operational Empty Weight (OEW) – Operational Empty Weight is crucial for accurate flight planning and performance assessment in aviation.
Payload – Payload encompasses passengers, cargo, and baggage in aviation, essential for economic viability and operational safety.
Preflight Weight Check
Total Aircraft Weight
Weight and Balance Calculation – A comprehensive guide to understanding the significance of Weight and Balance Calculation in aviation.
Weight and Balance Manual – Comprehensive guide on the Weight and Balance Manual and its crucial role in aviation safety and performance.
Weight and Balance Report – A thorough guide explaining the importance and components of Weight and Balance Reports in aviation.
Weight and Balance System – A detailed guide on the role and importance of Weight and Balance Systems in aviation safety and efficiency.
Weight Shift – Understand the crucial role of weight shift in ensuring aircraft stability and safety, and explore advanced solutions for effective weight management.
Zero Fuel Weight – Explore the importance of Zero Fuel Weight in aviation safety and efficiency, and learn about A-ICE’s reliable solutions for precise ZFW calculations.
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A-ICE's Weight And Balance System (A-WBS) has been used in Genova Airport, Italy. We find the system easy to use and quick to operate. From a user's point of view, the layout of the system allows to quickly find the information. High level of automation promotes time saving and less human errors.
The commitment, support, and expertise of the A-ICE team have been crucial in delivering the system enhancements necessary to accommodate our scheduled expansion to London Heathrow. A-ICE has consistently demonstrated a clear understanding of the specific IT challenges facing a growth business such as ours, and they have been able to answer those challenges through the straightforward implementation of effective, efficient technology.
A-HDB was the solution to our needs. We now have a modern system, designed to manage efficiently our operations on the ground and provide better levels of service to our customers.
The nature of the Weight And Balance System (A-WBS) allowed for a flawless training, easy to understand, within 4 hours everybody in the training class was able to balance an aircraft unaided.
The flexibility of A-ICE’s software and architecture confirmed that we made the right choice. The system is so fast and simple that it’s impressively easy to deploy and rapidly adopted by operatives at any station.
The Weight And Balance System (A-WBS) finally allows us to balance flights very quickly and with high quality. The system is simple and fulfills everything our airport needs.
The aftercare/support is admirable. A-ICE is very responsive and in constant communication. You feel that you have gained a member of your team with huge experience and always ready to point you in the right direction, whenever you are in doubt.