Tag: Lido Navigation

Behind the scenes of Lido mPilot – UX design & research

Monday, Jul 18, 2022, 12:35
Read about behind the scenes in the making of Lido mPilot and how User Experience Design and Development shape it, keeping aviation fundaments at the core.

Save Time and Effort with the Lido eRouteManual

Friday, Jan 25, 2019, 6:28
With the release of Lido/eRouteManual 4.9, we are providing new features which will save time and ease pilots' workflow. The latest release of our Windows-based application includes four new features: runway pre-selection in the Lido/AMM, configuration options for company polygons, support of new position data providers, and Significant Meteorological Information (SIGMET) texts displayed directly within the attribute lookup. 

Lido WebPortal 1.4 - What's New?

Wednesday, Sep 05, 2018, 9:57
We are proud to announce that a new version of Lido WebPortal is now available. This release most notably includes the fleet tracker for Lido RouteManual, Lido AMM, Lido AMDB and Lido FMS.     What is the Fleet Tracker?

Lido eRouteManual 4.7 – What’s New?

Monday, Aug 27, 2018, 16:35
We are proud to announce the release of Lido/eRouteManual 4.7, only a few weeks after our recent release of Lido/eRouteManual 4.5. With this release, we have introduced three main improvements to our Windows-based application. Read on to find out more!

Lido eRouteManual 4.5 – What’s New?

Friday, Jul 27, 2018, 11:40
The release of Lido/eRouteManual marks the integration of the Mobile Updater into the Windows-based application and contains further improvements to enhance the user experience.

Lido mPilot 4.0 - What’s New

Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018, 9:36
We are excited to announce the release of Lido/mPilot 4.0. With this release, we are introducing two new features to Lido/mPilot and extending the Airport Moving Map (Lido/AMM) support.

Introducing Lido WebPortal

Thursday, Apr 05, 2018, 9:05
After giving our navigation applications a facelift, we decided that it was time to streamline our web applications with a single platform which featured a clean and simple UX.

All I Want for Christmas is a Drone

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017, 10:48
From phones to laptops, tablets, headphones and fitness trackers, tech gadgets have been at the top of Christmas wish lists for the past few years. One particular gadget broke into the mainstream market in 2015 and has been increasing in popularity ever since: the drone. In 2015 an estimated 400,000 drones were found underneath Christmas trees around the world and the number tripled to approximately 1.2 million in 2016. However, just because it has become easy to acquire a drone, doesn’t mean that people can fly a drone wherever they like…

Introducing: DDS 3.1

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017, 9:45
At the heart of all Lido/Navigation products lies the Data Distribution System (DDS), providing our navigation solutions with charts and data. Keeping track of and managing data is a task filled with responsibility where no errors or delays are acceptable. The launch of DDS 3.1 introduces a major user interface rework and usability improvements, bringing the application up to date with the latest material design standards. We've also introduced a few new features to improve the experience for administrators, especially those of large fleets.

Lido attends Inmarsat World Conference 2017

Monday, Nov 20, 2017, 15:43
In November 2017 Lido/Navigation had the opportunity to attend Inmarsat World conference, here is my summary of the three days.

Improving Operational Efficiency: An Airline Case Study

Friday, Oct 27, 2017, 15:28
On the 10th and 11th of October, over 350 airline experts headed to the Amari Watergate Hotel in Bangkok for the Airline & Aerospace MRO & Flight Operations IT Conference – APAC. Among these experts were Lido/Navigation's Florian Fennen, Olivier Freiberger and Markus Schmidt. Read on to find out what Markus' key conference takeaways were…

Part 1: The 411 on Lido SkyData

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017, 9:17
Whether you're on the ground or in the sky, Lido has you covered. The team that brought you the award-winning Lido/SurfaceData obstacle database is thrilled to announce the launch of its complimentary product: Lido/SkyData.   Already read Part 1 of our Lido/SkyData blog series? Skip ahead to Part 2 here.

Lido FMS training for Philippine Airlines: A Success Story

Thursday, Aug 03, 2017, 14:05
A highly successful Lido/FMS training and workshop was conducted for the Philippine Airlines by Lufthansa Systems on the 6th and 7th of July at the Philippine Airlines Training Centre. This training equipped the airline's new staff members, engineers, and flight dispatchers with basic FMS technical and working knowledge.

Lido eRouteManual 4.3.1 – rounding off the edges!

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017, 13:09
Our latest version of Lido eRouteManual, version 4.3.1, marks our mid-year release on the Windows platform and was launched beginning of July 2017. We hope that customers will rapidly upgrade to this release in order to benefit from the latest improvements from the best-in-class electronic navigation chart product on the market. The upgrade is free of charge.

Convergence into Digitalization

Wednesday, Jul 05, 2017, 14:40
On the 14th and 15th of June, the Airline & Aerospace MRO & Operations IT Conference – EMEA 2017 took place in Amsterdam. Martin Kahlert from Lido/Navigation and Jelmer Bruijn from KLM partnered up to deliver a presentation about the evolution of KLM's flight decks…

How Data is Driving Safer Mobility

Monday, Jul 03, 2017, 13:58
Disruptive technologies have a huge impact on mobility and transportation systems: from road traffic and train tracks to air transportation. Data contributes to the safety of future transportation systems, such as autonomous or near-autonomous vehicles and self-flying cars.  

How Two Recent Trends in the Industry Enable Our New App for Crew Briefing

Wednesday, Jun 07, 2017, 13:38
During the last weeks, our latest product took the second and most important step towards being developed. Lido mBriefing will be a native crew briefing app for tablets combining offline capability, updates via onboard connectivity and Navlog functionality for post-flight analysis. It had first been presented as a prototype to existing Lido Flight customers at the Lido User Group Forum in Frankfurt, Germany, in November 2016. After further market analysis and careful consideration of customer feedback, the Lufthansa Systems board has now approved the development of the application.

Icelandair opts for Lido/eRouteManual

Apr 12, 2017
Press release

Lido eRouteManual 4.3 – same same, but different !

Thursday, Dec 08, 2016, 9:24
Another very exciting application release in the Lido Navigation portfolio is Lido eRouteManual version 4.3, which is mainly focused around improved usability. As much as possible, we modernized the application’s look and feel for it to truly have a foot in the new tablet world that pilots are so fond of.

Education in ARINC 424 and navigation database coding

Thursday, Oct 06, 2016, 13:34
  Our ARINC 424 customer training sessions and navigation database coding practices provide  a special value that comes with unique understanding of the ARINC 424 standard. By gaining invaluable insight from our experts and getting in-depth knowledge, participants will be able to transform their new know-how to added value in their daily operations. Understanding of the whole data chain and process contributes to more efficient handling of operational challenges.  

How to Align Text Information from 190 Different Countries

Monday, Apr 04, 2016, 8:28
I am an editor of the text information part of the Lido RouteManual. Additionally to the charting information, the Lido RouteManual contains a text part with rules and regulations to be observed by flight crews. They comprise extracts from ICAO Standards and Practices, EASA- and FAA Regulations as well as publications of some 190 countries. The topics range from ATC Procedures, Communications, Navigation, Aerodrome Information to Meteorology, just to name a few.

ARINC 424 NDB Meeting in Zurich

Tuesday, Mar 01, 2016, 17:17
It’s been an honor for us at Lufthansa Systems in Zurich to host the yearly ARINC 424 NDB Meeting. We have been engaged in this working group for over a decade, improving and evolving the industry standard ARINC 424 together. The goal is to propose changes that will facilitate the pilots work and ensure a safe flight. The proposed changes at the meeting will make the standard even more fit for the future. Just to mention one example, the PBN Navigation Specification applicable for a given terminal procedure can now be encoded in ARINC 424.

What is state of the art technology when it comes to working with General Navigation Information and References?

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016, 16:12
Pilots need to look up supplementary navigational information in the General Part during all flight phases several times a flight. This process can be time consuming, especially when the respective documents are displayed in 3rd party readers. Pilots have to deal with different formats and user interfaces while administrators have to maintain two applications. Those readers are not necessarily designed for the airline industry where needs of users are different from those of consumer applications.