Bell To Offer SkyBOOKS Electronic Logbook Subscription With New Helicopter Purchase!
FORT WORTH, TEXAS (October 07, 2008) - Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is pleased to announce another
major step in the advancement of our fleet management capability. Beginning with August 2008 Certifications at Bell's
Mirabel location, Bell has introduced an electronic logbook offering with each new ship delivery. This quality product
offering is powered by our leading-edge affiliate company, SkyBOOKS; an Aviation Management Solutions company.
SkyBOOKS specializes in flight operations automation, maintenance management compliance, and aircraft value protection.
This product provides a service and technology platform that ensures your crew and aircraft remain mission ready
and compliant. The electronic logbook is a web-based product supported by industry experts and dedicated analysts;
folks that have cut their teeth in aviation support and technology development.
The SkyBOOKS Full Service logbook subscription is pre-funded by Bell Helicopter for the first two years; complementary
as a result of your new ship purchase. Beginning with the serial numbers highlighted below, each ship will be
delivered from Bell, or a designated Completion Center, with all current historical records and configuration
data fully loaded into the web-based electronic logbook. The customer's SkyBOOKS account will be fully loaded
with the "as built" and "as modified" serialized components, current maintenance manual inspection, life limits,
lubrication schedules, AD/SB/ASB, instructions for continued airworthiness and wiring diagrams items all preloaded
and ready-to-go as soon as the customer receives the aircraft.
Models and beginning serial numbers are:
SkyBOOKS to be offered on all MD Helicopters 2013 Deliveries!
- 206B 4661 & sub
- 206L 52383 & sub
- 407 53861 & sub
- 407GX & sub
- 412 36491 & sub
- 427 56069, 56071 & sub
- 429 & sub
Las Vegas, NV - March 7, 2013 - SkyBOOKS Inc., a subsidiary of Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is pleased to announce all new 2013 MD Helicopter deliveries will receive a complimentary 12 month subscription to the SkyBOOKS Flight Operations and Maintenance Tracking Program.
"The agreement between MD Helicopters, SkyBOOKS and our customers allows us to offer enhanced services to those using the program," said William Cusik, MD Helicopters' vice president of Customer Support and Aftermarket. "SkyBOOKS is a fully integrated program that will provide us better forecasting, reliability, and configuration data. Additionally it will allow us visibility to consolidated field inventories to better support our global customer demands."
SkyBOOKS functionality provides users access to real-time aircraft and crew status, operating limitations and critical historical flight and maintenance information. The MD offering will also include the newly released i-Pad App, which will allow flight line or cockpit use even when internet access is not possible.
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