TBM aircraft owners and operators were introduced to Daher’s revolutionary new smartphone application that significantly enhances operating efficiency, optimizes maintenance management and ensures they are operating their very fast turboprop aircraft to the highest safety standards.
Unveiled during a keynote presentation at Germany’s AERO Friedrichshafen general aviation show, the cloud-based “Me & My TBM” app for Android and iOS leverages data that is automatically collected during every phase of flight. “The ‘Me & My TBM’ app provides unique and valuable feedback on TBM flights, from key parameters of the engine and other systems to a full range of statistics accessible wherever the aircraft goes,” explained Nicolas Chabbert, Senior Vice President of the Daher Airplane Business Unit.
This eliminates the need to send flight logs, as well as trend and report data files to the CAMP maintenance tracking system, avoiding the fastidious task of downloading data on a personal computer – while also directly updating aircraft counters on the CAMP system. In addition, advanced customer support is now possible at operators’ discretion, as the “Me & My TBM” app gives TBM Care teams the capability to access and analyze all flight parameters in less than one hour after a flight. “The ‘Me & My TBM’ app’s current version is just a first step,” Chabbert added. “We are committed to further developments, offering TBM owners and pilots more personalized services in the future: predictive maintenance, proactive support and auxiliary services. This tool takes flying the TBM very fast turboprop aircraft to a new level.” Development of the “Me & My TBM” application leveraged the Daher parent company’s expertise in the field of big data – enabling the collection, processing and analysis of more than four million data points generated every day by the TBM in-service fleet.