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Join Fingermind on Eurosatory 2022

Meet our experts on June 13th to 17th, 2022
Parc des Expositions – Paris Nord, France

Booth BC278 – Hall 5B

 

Eurosatory, is the international reference for land and airland Defence and Security exhibitions, with 1300 exhibitors and 57000 visitors expected. The show takes place every two years in order to gather the whole offer and demand of the domains.

This year, the event will take place from 13 to 17 of June nearby Paris, at the Parc des Expositions, Paris Nord Villepinte, in France.

 

Fingermind is delighted to confirm its presence as an exhibitor with a dedicated booth. As we continue to add capabilities and new features to our MRO Suite, we will once again showcase our latest innovations and enhancements.

With MRO Suite, manufacturers, mechanics, pilots, inspectors, and support engineers take advantage of advanced features such as Smart Data Access, eJobcards and much more… Don’t miss the opportunity to discover how Fingermind’s MRO Suite is accelerating MRO operations, making them more reliable and streamlining intervention costs.

 

Let’s meet on June 13th to 17th, 2022 in Paris, France!

You will also attend Eurosatory 2022 and would like to meet our experts on the booth? Book an appointment now!

 

 

 

For registration and more information about the event, simply visit the event’s web site: https://www.eurosatory.com/?lang=en

 

Eurosatory 2022

Paris Nord Villepinte
ZAC Paris Nord 2
93420 Villepinte – FRANCE

Venue information

Fingermind: Booth BC278 – Hall 5B

 

Fingermind launches a collaborative working group to shape the future of MRO

Future of MRO

When Big Data is used for maintenance

To date, maintenance operations are “driven” by statistical approaches (preventive maintenance) and, more recently, by predictive approaches based on Big Data and AI. These different methods aim to anticipate problems to minimize aircraft downtime. However, these approaches all have their limits, especially when the human factor intrinsic to maintenance must be considered.

The traditional maintenance approach

The traditional approach through statistical analysis consists in calculating the probability of “mechanical” failure (FMECA type) to anticipate the replacement of a part before it is defective.

To do this, a set of procedures (tasks) are listed in a maintenance plan (MPD) to be executed according to a precise schedule. The MPD is a document that includes scheduled maintenance as well as the entire aircraft maintenance policy. This mandatory and regularly updated maintenance plan lists all the tasks to be performed, expressed in flight hours and/or in number of cycles and schedules.

Today, platforms are made available to airlines by manufacturers or suppliers (Airbus Skywise, Lufthansa Technik AVIATAR, etc.). The purpose of these platforms is to have as much information as possible for a given type of aircraft, to obtain the widest possible coverage of incidents/events.

The limits of the planned approach

Based on planned maintenance approaches, for example, a C-check for an aircraft includes about 1000 tasks and 5000 planned sub-tasks. However, during the execution of this C-check, between 500 and 1000 additional unplanned tasks will have to be executed. This is the limit of this planned maintenance approach, which can over- or underestimate certain tasks.

Moreover, the disadvantage of this type of approach is that it does not consider the particularities of each airline, nor the operating conditions. The impact of pollution on the ageing of a fleet will be different in the Far North than in the Middle East or China, for example.

The predictive approach, a new approach still in its infancy

Predictive maintenance consists of considering a large amount of information generated by the aircraft via real-time message mechanisms (ACARS type) in order to detect a set of events that could be the cause of a failure (Root Cause).

The objective is therefore to recover real and dynamic external data from sensors to enrich the field feedback and allow a more detailed analysis. However, the predictive approach also has its limits, as it is highly dependent on the quality of the sensors available on the aircraft (new A350-B787 programs versus older A320-B737 programs) to collect the necessary data.

The solution developed by Fingermind now makes it possible to compensate for the quality of the sensors to facilitate and enrich the recovery of “physical” data on the ground.

Fingermind’s MRO Suite is thus able to collect and centralize very specific data such as temperature, luminosity, a large set of contextual information… Moreover, this collection is possible both online and offline.

MRO Suite will then extract a set of “nominal” and “learning” data to generate an AI model and transfer the model to the mechanic’s device.

The human factor, the great forgotten factor in MRO

Both the scheduled and the predictive approaches unfortunately ignore human factors as well as the use of tools in the field to access technical documentation in each situation.

Thus, these approaches to maintenance do not consider the way in which maintenance tasks are carried out, the capacity and expertise of the mechanic, the difficulties he may encounter, the complexity of the tasks, the context of use of the tools, the climatic conditions, the working hours (night, day…), etc.

However, the way of executes the various tasks necessarily has an impact on the maintenance of the aircraft and especially on the time spent by the mechanic.

It is therefore essential to understand the working environment and the behavior of the mechanic in order to provide additional information and to allow better decision making to optimize the maintenance procedures by the airline company.

A collaborative working group to go further

Today, Fingermind wants to respond to this challenge by bringing together airlines, mechanics, engineers and all MRO stakeholders within a working group to co-develop solutions capable of better collecting and analyzing data and facilitating decision making.

The aim is obviously not to incriminate this or that mechanic, or to point out a possible lack of training of the teams. The subject must be treated in its entirety from the point of view of improving existing processes, taking into account all the interactions in the field.

Various studies have already listed several human factors as possible causes of malfunctions during maintenance operations:

  • Lack of communication within the teams
  • The routine nature of certain operations
  • Lack of competence despite the different mandatory certifications
  • Lack of concentration during the execution of a task
  • The difficulty of working in a team
  • Fatigue and schedules
  • The pressure of responsibilities
  • Stress
  • Habits

The objective of the working group is to help the mechanic to better use the documentation to perform the different maintenance tasks within the time limit:

  • While respecting the safety rules for the mechanics
  • While guaranteeing operational safety for the aircraft
  • With a better control of the execution time (planification)
  • With a concern for traceability and quality in the collection and restitution of data

More globally with the aim of improving maintenance processes.

 

Fingermind has therefore launched a LinkedIn group called “Future of MRO” to bring together stakeholders and give them a voice in their respective expectations and challenges. This joint reflection could ideally lead to a pilot solution or a beta test to propose solutions that meet the needs of MRO players in a concrete way.

If you too would like to participate in this group to make progress together in MRO processes, come and join us here!

 

The Fingermind teams and I will share our various thoughts, developments and advances within this group to discuss their usefulness and feasibility.

 

Christophe Remy
CEO Fingermind

Fingermin is attending MRO Middle East 2022

Fingermind is attending MRO Middle East 2022

Meet us on February 22nd to 23rd, 2022
Dubai World Trade Center, UAE

Booth #634 – French Pavilion

 

MRO Middle East counts among the world’s leading conference and exhibition for commercial aviation maintenance. The event is gathering over 5,000 attendees from the entire airline supply chain. Attend this major event is the one opportunity to discover latest issues impacting the MRO industry today and to engage with customers, peers and competitors from all segments of the business.

This year the event will take place from 22 to 23 of February at the Dubai World Trade Center, Sheikh Saeed Hall 2 & 3 and is co-located with Aircraft Interiors Middle East (AIME).

  • 22 February 2022: 10:00 – 17:30
  • 23 February 2022: 10:00 – 16:00

 

Fingermind is delighted to confirm its presence as an exhibitor on the French Pavilion (booth 634).

As we continue to add capabilities and new features to our MRO Suite, we will again showcase our latest innovations and enhancements. If you haven’t had the chance to meet us on MRO Europe or last year in Dubai, it will be the opportunity to engage with our experts and discover our range of MRO dedicated software solutions, helping MRO to overcome highly specific issues and challenges.

 

For registration and more information about the event, simply visit the event’s web site:https://mromiddleeast.aviationweek.com/en/home.html

 

Catch up on February 22nd and 23rd, 2022 in Dubai, UAE!

You will also attend MRO Middle East 2022 and would like to meet our experts on the booth? Book an appointment now!

 

MRO Middle East – Dubai World Trade Center

Sheikh Zaeed Halls 2-3
Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
www.dwtc.com

Venue information

Fingermind Booth: #634 – French Pavilion

Fingermind is an exhibitor at the Dubai Airshow

November 14th to 18st, 2021 – DWC, Dubai Airshow

Booth 760C

 

This year again, the famous Dubai International Airshow will take place for its 17th edition. Fingermind will be present alongside the biggest players in the aerospace and defense industry from over 140 countries, including several of our customers.

 

It will be an opportunity to meet our experts and present our latest developments and software solutions.

 

We are focusing on delivering solutions designed to accelerate and optimize MRO processes. A major advantage for any aeronautic players wishing to accelerate their recovery after the pandemic period.

 

Take advantage of this major event to meet Fingermind‘s experts on our booth. We will present latest innovations and developments to overcome efficiently MRO highly specific issues and challenges.

 

For registration and more information about the Dubai Airshow, simply visit the web site of the event: https://www.dubaiairshow.aero/

Join us on November 14th to 18th, 2021 in Dubai, Emirates

You will also attend the Dubai Airshow as well? Get in touch with our teams teams to book an appointment with our experts on the booth!

 

 

DWC, Dubai Airshow Site

The Dubai Airshow Site is located in Jebel Ali / Dubai South.

Access from Sheikh Zayed Road (E11), Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (E311) and Emirates Road (E611)

 

 

Fingermind is attending MRO Europe 2021

Meet us October 20th to 21st, 2021 in RAI Amsterdam, The Nederlands

Booth #3080

 

Like us, you were probably looking forward to participating in “real life” trade shows and meetings again.

It has been confirmed, the next MRO Europe 2021 event will be held in Amsterdam next October. And we are delighted to be back on the ground and among the exhibitors.

MRO Europe is a must-attend event for the commercial air transport maintenance, repair and overhaul industry. The exhibition is designed and organized by the Aviation Week teams and offers a world class venue for all players of the MRO sector.

The opportunity for us to showcase Fingermind‘s latest innovations, share customer experiences, and present new solutions and developments for MRO highly specific issues and challenges.

 

For registration and more information about the event, simply visit the web site of the event: https://mroeurope.aviationweek.com/en/home.html

 

Join us on October 20th and 21st, 2021 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands!

You will also attend MRO Europe and would like to meet our experts on the booth? Get in touch with our teams to book an appointment now!

 

 

MRO Europe – RAI Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Europaplein 24, 1078 GZ
Amsterdam, Netherlands
https://www.rai.nl/

Conference: Amtrium
Exhibition: Halls 1/5
Booth: #3080

 

Fingermind's CEO interview on French TV 2019

TV Interview – Christophe Remy CEO of Fingermind

Join Fingermind on the International Paris Air Show 2019

International Paris Air Show 2019

June 18th to 23rd, 2019 in Le Bourget, France

The 53th Paris Air Show will take place at Le Bourget exhibition center next to Paris from 18th to 23rd of June 2019, and will once again bring together all the industry’s players across the globe to showcase the latest technological.

Thanks for all those who did meet us at our booth.

Join Fingermind on the International Paris Air Show 2017

International Paris Air Show 2017

June 19th to 23rd, 2017 in Le Bourget, France

The 52th Paris Air Show will take place at Le Bourget exhibition center from 19 to 23 June 2017, and will once again bring together all the industry’s players across the globe to showcase the latest technological innovation.

Meet us on Hall 4 booth A140

 

Join Fingermind on MRO Aviation Week Americas

MRO Americas 2017

April, 25th to 27th, 2017 in Orange County Convention Center Orlando, Florida

Join the MRO AMERICAS exhibition, one of the largest exhibition gathering aviation maintenance professionals all over the world.

Meet us on the French pavilion, booth 824.

Join Fingermind on the International Paris Air Show

International Paris Air Show

17 to 23 June 2013 at Le Bourget, France

The 50th Paris Air Show will take place at Le Bourget exhibition centre from 17 to 23 June 2013, and will once again bring together all the industry’s players across the globe to showcase the latest technologies.

Join us at the booth 4BC126.