Tag: Lido mPilot

Improving Pilots' Situational Awareness During Takeoff and Landing

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019, 9:39
Takeoff and landing are two of the most crucial phases of a mission. To ensure that pilots can focus on the task at hand, whether it be taxiing at the airport or preparing for takeoff and landing, we have integrated several new features into our iOS-based charting application, the Lido/mPilot. Read on to find out more.

Lido Launches Paperless Briefing Solution

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019, 7:22
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.

News from the 17th EFB Users Forum in London/Heathrow

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018, 10:47
From the 13th to 15th of November, over 300 aviation professionals headed to London Heathrow for the EFB Users Forum. Among the delegates was our Product Owner for Lido/eRouteManual, Andreas Medlhammer. Read on for his summary and key insights from the event.

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.

Lido mPilot 3.3 - What’s New

Monday, Apr 09, 2018, 15:37
We are excited to announce the release of Lido/mPilot 3.3. With this release, we introduce two new features to the Lido/mPilot to ease pilots’ workflow and improve their situational awareness.  

EFB Users Forum in Singapore : Exciting news !

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017, 10:29
Nowadays, we all agree that carrying an EFB is more efficient and intuitive than carrying all the charts, manuals and aircraft documentation separately.   Now, the real challenge is how to benefit from the features offered by EFB that go beyond not carrying paper, as for example improving situational awareness with an Airport Moving Map or getting the latest turbulence report from the aircraft on the planned route 100 Nm ahead.   This leads to the following questions:

Part 2: Lido AMM Features and Functionalities

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017, 10:14
Taxiing in congested airports and under low visibility conditions is a complex task. Lido mPilot 3.0, integrated with Lido AMM, will support you during your operation, increasing your situational awareness and enabling safer taxi operations.   Missed the first Lido AMM blog? You can find Part 1 here.   Entry and highlighting capability of taxi destination:

Part 1: Lido AMM Now Seamlessly Integrated Into Lido mPilot 3.0

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017, 10:10
Lido mPilot 3.0 is the launch of our Airport Moving Map, Lido AMM, on iOS. This release is designed to improve pilots' situational awareness during taxi operations in all weather conditions so that their attention can be focused on what really matters: safe and efficient aircraft operations.   Already read the first blog about Lido AMM? You can find Part 2 here.  

Part 2: Going Paperless? We have the Backup Solution you need!

Friday, Aug 11, 2017, 7:37
We recently announced the launch of the Lido/RouteManual Backup solution. If you missed out on reading our article about what it is and what it does you can find Part 1 here. Now that we have painted the picture of what it is, let’s take a look at some situations in which it helps you solve your everyday problems, and answer your regulator's questions.

Part1: Going Paperless? We have the Backup Solution you need!

Tuesday, Aug 08, 2017, 11:47
Are you operating with an outdated paper-based backup solution for your navigation charts? We have the modern backup solution you need. This is Part 1 of our series on navigation chart backup solutions. To skip ahead to Part 2 go here.

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 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.

Small button, big sensitivity area!

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 10:48
We’ve  received some user feedback that the button to expand/collapse the flight folder in Lido mPilot was too small to tap in vibratory/turbulent conditions. The sensitivity area of this button or “hot zone” is actually larger than the button itself and extends horizontally to include the displayed title on its right. This is valid for all modules of the application: terminal charts, enroute and documents.

Lido mPilot 2.1 - Document Viewing and Multitasking

Friday, Feb 24, 2017, 10:34
The next release of Lido/mPilot focuses around documents and multitasking. It will be released to the AppStore on March 6th, 2017. For a complete description of the features you can benefit from in Lido/mPilot 2.1, please continue reading.

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.