Online Ramp Safety Program To Roll Out

 - December 5, 2022, 12:42 PM
Software maker NDX will introduce its online program focusing on FBO and airport ramp safety issues on January 1. (Photo: NDX)

Software and hardware maker NDX is introducing an online program designed to enable real-time monitoring of FBO and business aviation ramp safety issues to help reduce ground collisions, hangar rash, and other causes of damage to aircraft and improve overall operational situational awareness.

The Tampa, Florida company is first launching its inspections module, commercially available to business aviation on Jan. 1, 2023. This module uses NDX’s proprietary hardware and software enabling proximity-based record-keeping. Subscribers can perform ATA 103 fuel quality and safety inspections using a handheld device. Following the release of the inspections module, NDX will launch the collision prevention and ground ops modules.

“We have developed an overall safety solution for business aviation enabling FBOs to reduce or eliminate aircraft ground damage and misfuelling with our integrated software safety solution,” said NDX CEO Jordan Hiller. “We are excited to work with Pentastar Aviation as one of our launch partners for the collision prevention module, where we will kick off one of our first full system beta trials in Q1 next year.”

Greg Schmidt, president and CEO of Pentastar Aviation, said that “working with NDX and implementing their easy-to-use proximity technology will keep us at the forefront of the industry by enhancing our ability to provide the highest levels of safety and service excellence.”