• Flight Inspection Aircraft of type King Air 350 for FCS in Germany

  • Flight Inspection Aircraft of type Cessna Citation X for HCAA in Greece

  • AeroFIS with integration into Dassault Falcon 20 for the Royal Norwegian Air Force in 2011

  • Flight Inspection Aircraft of type King Air 350 for DGAC in Ecuador

  • Flight Inspection Aircraft of type Dornier 228 for AAI in India

  • Flight Inspection Aircraft of type Challenger CL-601/R3 for Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Korea

  • Flight Inspection Aircraft of type Learjet 31A for DGCA in Indonesia


Flight Inspection Systems made by Aerodata

Aerodata delivers in 2018 the 100th Flight Inspection System AeroFIS®

Setting the Standard in Flight Inspection

The concept of the fully automatic flight inspection system AeroFIS incorporates the latest technology, advanced features and proven extended flexibility for future expansions.
Over 100 systems are delivered in more than 50 countries and are recognized as the leading solution for precise and efficient flight inspection tasks.

All NAVAIDs or Flight Procedures that need Calibration or Validation can be inspected by AeroFIS!

Key Features

Workstation for Flight Inspection System with two Displays installed in King Air 350
Compact Workstation for Flight Inspection System
  • highest accuracy and integrity leading to reliable flight inspection results
  • full mission preparation and post flight analysis on ground
  • minimum personnel
  • minimum flight time by combined measurements
  • minimum flight time by AFIS flight guidance and autopilot coupling
  • automatic flight inspection report generation in flight
  • proven reliability and availability of AeroFIS all over the globe
  • customized solutions for hardware and software
  • proven full life-cycle product support and 24h hotline
  • system technology constantly improved by own flight inspection service (AeroPearl, Australia)

Standard Capabilities

Left hand side installation of AeroFIS console in King Air 350 cabin
Right hand side installation of AeroFIS console in King Air 350 cabin

Standard Capabilities included in the Operator Workstation:

  • Instrument Landing System (ILS) Category I, II and III
  • ILS Markers and FAN Markers
  • VHF Omni directional Radio Range (VOR)
  • Distance Measuring Equipment (DME)
  • Non-Directional Beacon (NDB)
  • VHF Communications
  • VHF Direction finding (VDF)
  • Visual Approach Slope Indicator (VASI)
  • Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI)
  • GPS Non Precision Approach (NPA)
  • Area Navigation (RNAV, RNP) based on GNSS or DME/DME
  • GNSS with SBAS/WAAS evaluation
  • Surveillance Radar Element (SRE)
  • Precision Approach Radar (PAR)
  • Multilateration Systems (MLAT)
  • Transponder Landing Systems (TLS)
  • Precision Runway Monitor System (PRM)
  • Instrument Flight Procedures validation (SID, STAR, SIAP)


AeroFIS console enhanced by several options
Typical Equipment Console for Enhancements

Following options can also be integrated into the Operator Workstation:

  • Ground Based Augmentation System (GBAS/LAAS)
  • Tactical Air Navigation (TACAN)
  • UHF Communication
  • UHF Direction Finding (UDF)
  • Secondary Surveillance Radar (SSR) with dedicated Flight Inspection Transponder Mode A, C and S
  • Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B out)
  • Data Downlink to Ground Technician
  • digital two Channel Oscilloscope (remote controlled USB oscilloscope w/o front panel controls)


Options, that require an additional Equipment Holder or Equipment Console:

  • Digital Spectrum Analyzer
  • full size digital two channel oscilloscope (with front panel controls)
  • On Board NAV-COM signal generator
  • Camera Positioning System
  • RF Interference Direction Finder (VHF, UHF, L-BAND)
  • Search and Rescue (SAR) Direction Finder
  • Moving Facility Calibration (e.g. NAVY Ship TACAN)
  • VHF Data Link (VDL)

Fully Integrated Crew Concept

Proline 21 Cockpit enhanced by Cockpit Information Display
Aerodata Cockpit Information Display with AeroMap application installed

  • Flight Crew

    • uses Cockpit Information Display for crosscheck and situation awareness
    • can couple Flight Director and Autopilot to follow AFIS guidance

  • AFIS Operator

    • selects facilities to be calibrated
    • selects measurement program (e.g. Clearance & Width Arc)
    • defines profile geometry (radius, direction to fly)

  • Cockpit Information Display

    • realtime moving map with flight inspection data
    • map based on Jeppesen database
    • full situational awareness during flight inspection
    • flight list display: prepared flights / completed flights
    • reduced workload for pilots and flight inspector
    • improved communication between Flight Crew and AFIS Operator

  • Flight Guidance on Cockpit EFIS

    • AeroFIS can be coupled to the Flight Director/Autopilot for automated flight inspection procedures
    • fully certified by various EASA STCs held by Aerodata
    • full support of all flight profiles

Graphical User Interface

  • AeroFIS is controlled via a windows based user interface, which allows for rapid familiarization with the Flight Inspection system and ease of use
  • our new Graphical User Interface follows the latest design guidelines for an ergonomic man-machine interface

Main view of the AeroFIS application with flight list
Chart display of Glidepath values for Alignment & Structure
Chart display of Procedure Validation
Chart display of Localizer values for Clearance & Width

Turnkey Supplier

Flight Inspection Aircraft Hawker 750 for Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Korea
Flight Inspection Aircraft of type King Air B300 for SMATSA of Serbia
  • sole manufacturer of flight inspection systems with in-house aircraft integration capability
  • One-Stop-Shopping
  • customized aircraft modification design
  • customized AeroFIS design and production
  • full capability for integration in aircraft and maintenance at own facilities
  • full responsibility for the flight inspection system and integration in aircraft
  • full responsibility for certification by EASA / FAA STC or
  • certification according to national CAA requirements of customer

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