Flight & Navigation Blog
The Lido/SurfaceData team maintains an EASA-certified obstacle database containing predominantly manmade structures that are considered safety critical for aviation. The Airspaces and Obstacles Team in Gdańsk, Poland, codes, maintains and updates the obstacles according to publications by national authorities. Read on to find out about the growth of our database in the year 2018 and why the growth rate differs highly per region, and about future developments.
Weather affects the aviation industry more so than almost any other transport industry. And as significant weather events increase in frequency and severity, pilots will require more support in making timely tactical decisions. Read on to find out how Lido can support your airline and pilots to overcome this challenge now and in the future.
Digitalization is changing the entire airline industry - both on the ground and in the air. Pilots are increasingly using mobile devices throughout their flight operations. The Lido/mBriefing is our new iOS-based mobile application that helps airlines adopt a paperless briefing process and was developed by our navigation and flight-planning experts, in collaboration with our in-house designers and airline pilots from around the world.
Michael (or Michi for short) Sauter is Senior Product Owner for Aeronautical Data. He is responsible for shaping the future of the aeronautical data product portfolio within our Lido Domain. In his spare time, Michi likes to be outdoors – typical for geographers –, and to play floorball in a club which he founded – not so typical for geographers.