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Yellowhead Helicopters improve fleet visibility with Spidertracks

Yellowhead Helicopters is a charter company that does everything from mineral exploration, heliskiing, to firefighting, oil and gas work. Most of Yellowhead’s operations are focused on British..

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Nikki Michaels

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10 Jul 09:40 AM

Maximising Profit and Efficiency with Spidertracks' Estimated Time of Arrival Feature

A key benefit of real-time GPS aircraft tracking is being able to manage your fleet in ways that make your business smarter and more efficient. When you know exactly where each one of your aircraft is at any given moment, you can eliminate overlap and inefficiencies in your scheduling and even decrease overall operational costs.

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02 Jul 02:25 PM

Improving Operational Efficiency for Maximum Profitability

Operational efficiency is an integral piece of the aircraft management puzzle. In aviation, we often think of 'efficiency' in terms of what the industry is already good at - maintenance, flight operations, fuel, etc. - and not in terms of what needs improvement. But it's the areas that can be improved (mostly the 'office' side of aviation businesses) that will truly bring your overall operational efficiency to new heights and allow you to maximise your profit and potential. 

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08 Jun 11:57 AM

How to Use Spidertracks to Reduce Risk in the Event of an Aviation Accident

With every new technological innovation and development, the aviation industry grows incrementally safer. The widespread adoption of real-time aircraft tracking, for example, extended to smaller operations the communication capabilities and safety benefits long enjoyed by commercial airlines and elevated general aviation to a new level of security.

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01 Jun 03:50 PM

An Aviation Safety Management Glossary: All the Terms You Need to Know

One of our driving forces here at Spidertracks is smarter aircraft management. Whether that’s giving you the tools you need to communicate with your fleet no matter where they are in the world (Global Cross-Channel Communication, anyone?) or delivering world-class innovation at affordable prices, we’re constantly striving to provide you with the means to increase operational efficiency, ensure aircraft and pilot safety, and simplify your business in an industry where complexity has...

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19 Apr 08:40 AM

How to Choose the Best Communication System for Your Aviation Business

Like every other business or industry, aviation requires efficient communication. Do you know what's going on in your operations at all times? Do you know where your pilots are and what they're doing? Are you able to get in touch with them should plans change at a moment's notice? Can you do all this no matter where in the world they're flying?

As an aviation operator, it’s critical that you ask yourself these questions and that the answer to each of them be ‘yes.’ The communications system...

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07 Mar 04:20 PM

Continuing to Grow: Meet the 3 New Members of the Spidertracks Team

Since our last team member update in October 2017, we’ve only continued to grow over here at Spidertracks, with each member of the team committed to our core goals: making aviation safer and solving problems for our customers.

 

Our latest round of hires sees three new additions to the Spidertracks crew. We spoke with Petr, Igor, and Fred to learn a bit more about them — where they’re from, what brought them to Spidertracks, and what they’re planning to do now that they’re here. Keep reading...

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16 Feb 10:53 AM

The Voyage of the Southern Sun: Circumnavigating the World with Spidertracks

For Aussie Michael Smith, flying was a childhood dream put on hold until he was 35 — when he finally earned his licence to, in his words, ‘avoid an early mid-life crisis.’ Once he got up in the air, he turned his attention and effort to a lofty goal: recreating the 1930s Qantas Empire Imperial ‘flying boat’ route from Sydney to England via Asia, India, the Middle East, and Europe.

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25 Jan 09:34 AM

Spidertxt as Part of an Emergency Management System

As part of this month’s focus on safety and survival following an emergency, we’ve discussed how to prepare for and survive after an emergency event and assembled a quick-look checklist you can use to ensure you’re prepared if you’re ever faced with a difficult situation. (Download it here if you haven’t already!)

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18 Jan 02:20 PM

How To Prepare For and Survive After an Emergency Event

Knowing what to do in the event of an aviation emergency is an essential tool in every pilot’s kit. In this post, we’ll take you through what you need to be prepared for a possible emergency, as well as how to survive in the unlikely event one actually happens.

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