Electronic Flight Operations Manuals

More Details about EFOM

EFOM (Electronic Flight Operations Manuals) is an XML-based content management system for flight and ground ops documentation. The software is developed and continuously improved to optimize airline processes. It is a proven solution that integrates all legacy aircraft by Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier and Embraer.

image 2: Feature list of EFOM

Avoid redundancy

  • Import modules for manufacturer XML data available
  • Tasklits guidance enables checking of the changes
  • Library functionality available
  • Single-source publishing in different formats

Open for customized enhancements

  • Powerful effectivity management
  • Flexible to integrate new documents
  • Generates reference reports for EASA, IOSA or other authority audits

Expandable for new publishing back- ends?

  • Free definable variants for filtering documentation
  • Open system to support future formats

Content management system

  • Editing: hyperlinks, graphics, effectivity, text guidance with defined structures, etc.
  • Regular link check with a consistency check
  • Configuration management functional- ity for fleets, variants, tail signs and serial numbers
  • Usage of library units to avoid redundancy
  • Versioning mechanism: one version per check-in. Each check-in of a document unit creates a new version, which can be viewed in the window status history of the EFOM work- bench. In this way, the whole working process can be reviewed
  • Workflow: this status-driven workflow controls the essential operations that are applicable to all information nodes

Management of manual revisions

  • Free definable revision profiles
  • Make revision function: as a result a frozen customer document is created and stored separately in the database, including all graphics and metadata
  • EFOM’s revision generator always uses the latest accepted text elements for assembling a revision, with auto- matic insertion of ATA iSpec 2200 revision markup
  • Revision comparison and revision highlights
  • Workflow: this status-driven workflow controls the essential operations that are applicable to all information nodes

Preview and publishing

  • Reader target group publishing (e. g. cabin or cockpit)
  • Different publishing backends (electronic or paper) for different formats
  • Publishing for different workflow states

Import module

  • Import for manufacturer SGML or XML data available
  • Tasklist guidance through manufacturer changes
  • Search – simple and extended – to find everything quickly and easily