"Our legacy AV-DATA platform is one of the most widely used solutions for aviation regulations, and merging it with Standards Expert will greatly improve usability and make many new useful features available to our users"
IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics, has combined its AV-DATA online application with the industry leading IHS Standards Expert online standards management system to create IHS Standards Expert plus AV-DATA – a single source of standards and aviation regulation information from more than 370 standards developing organizations, U.S. and international aviation agencies. IHS Standards Expert plus AV-DATA replaces the standalone AV-DATA platform, which is being retired on March 1, 2013.
"Our legacy AV-DATA platform is one of the most widely used solutions for aviation regulations, and merging it with Standards Expert will greatly improve usability and make many new useful features available to our users," said Chad Hawkinson, vice president, product design at IHS. "By moving the AV-DATA content to IHS Standards Expert, we’re giving customers powerful administration and project management tools, additional search filters, faster search results and a better user interface experience with regularly updated data."
IHS Standards Expert plus AV-DATA information ensures worldwide aircraft regulation compliance, minimizes downtime for aircraft, controls maintenance costs and reduces the risk of error. It’s widely used by engineers, purchasing agents, technicians and quality specialists in aviation and related industries, including airframe and part manufacturing and airframe maintenance and repair.
IHS Standards Expert is a powerful, easy-to-use standards management solution replied upon by more than 550,000 users at 3,200 companies in more than 30 countries around the world. IHS Standards Expert plus AV-DATA contains critical information from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and other U.S. agencies and is the only aviation product that includes worldwide information from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority (UKCAA). IHS Standards Expert plus AV-DATA brings it all together, saving you time and money by using the right information the first time.
IHS Standards Expert plus AV-DATA is also compatible with the Safari® browser on Apple® iPhone® and iPad® devices. This compatibility provides users with anytime, anywhere access to most standards and aviation regulatory content and many of the tools in IHS Standards Experts through these popular mobile platforms using the Web browser included with the devices.
A cloud-based solution accessed via an internet connection using common web browsers, IHS Standards Expert plus AV-DATA is immediately available to existing AV-DATA users, accessible with their AV-DATA or IHS Engineering Resource Center (ERC) credentials. More information is available at http://www.ihs.com/products/industry-standards/regulations/av-data.aspx.
About IHS (www.ihs.com) IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs more than 6,000 people in 31 countries around the world.