SARS Corp. and AeroMechanical Services Team Up
Dec. 3, 2007, Seattle, WA - SARS Corp.has teamed up with AeroMechanical Services Ltd. to offer a global aircraft tracking service to the aviation industry.
December 3, 2007 By Carey Fredericks
Dec. 3, 2007, Seattle, WA – SARS Corp.announced today that it has
teamed up with AeroMechanical Services Ltd. to offer a global aircraft
tracking service to the aviation industry.
The service, currently in use in sub-Saharan Africa for tracking
humanitarian relief aircraft, is designed to improve the safety,
security and operational efficiency of aircraft and flight personnel.
AMS is a leading designer, developer, and service provider of innovative
solutions to the global aerospace industry. As part of a joint development
agreement with SARS, AMS' Automated Flight Information Reporting System
(afirs) now interfaces with the SARS® Intelitrax˙ Flight Following
Service. AMS' premier technology, afirs˙ UpTime˙ ("afirs UpTime"), allows
aircraft operators to monitor and manage flights in real-time. With SARS
Intelitrax, multiple authorized personnel now have a single portal to
track air fleet operations, including historical data, from any location
using a Web browser.
"We saw that the afirs UpTime service was a major breakthrough in remote
monitoring of flight operations and we moved quickly to integrate the data
derived from the Flight Following Service into our asset management
platform," said Clayton Shelver, CEO of SARS. "This has opened up a large,
global market with commercial fleet operations for our Intelitrax service,
and has given us the opportunity to be part of an important humanitarian
SARS Intelitrax customers have the unique ability to combine air, ground,
and marine assets into a single operational picture using the best
hardware solutions available. The afirs UpTime service solution was
selected by SARS as the outstanding product and service in the aviation
Bill Tempany, CEO of AMS, said, "Our customers are very interested in
technologies which improve their ability to manage their assets, crews and
customers. SARS has been a valuable tool to our customers in their ability
to monitor their flights and provide flight details to their customers,
and our efforts with the integration of our data feeds to SARS' software
has been one of the easiest to date. SARS' staff provided us the correct
information the first time to make the feed of afirs UpTime data to their
tool seamless to our customers. We view our relationship with SARS as a
win, win, win. Our customers are the ultimate benefactors of our
The SARS Intelitrax Flight Following Service is compatible with virtually
all communications hardware equipment and embedded systems. It integrates
with major satellite and terrestrial systems to deliver information in an
easy-to-use, Web-based format.