A new service has been launched which connects airline workers and maintenance teams to help them log, hand over and save the data relating to any damage found in aircraft cabins. The system, named Interior Inspector and created by Magnetic MRO, is an application that allows either cabin crew or mechanics to log any damage or other findings via smartphones, tablets or regular PCs.
“During interior inspections for our customers, we quickly understood that pen and paper is not the way to go,” stated Magnetic MRO’s interiors project manager, Pärtel-Peeter Kruuv. “We need a tool that connects found damages and pictures or notes taken on a specific location, and combines that in a user-friendly system that would only need a short tutorial to be used. That was the moment when the initial idea behind our inspection application got formulated.”
According to Kruuv, the main idea of the project was to keep the system simple and flexible, while getting to know the customer’s requirements. “Our findings so far are mostly problems that could easily be solved during overnight stays, such as pen-stripes, worn placards, small stains or broken recliners.”
As the next step, Magnetic MRO will introduce the application to the company’s customers as a service to start collecting data on how Interior Inspector is used in commercial airlines. The collected data will help the developers to further improve the application.