GARDN Montreal Aerospace Research Workshop

Omer Majeed of Specific Range Solutions Ltd. will be attending the GARDN Aerospace Research Workshop in Montreal on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015.  He will present a preliminary proposal regarding the development of an iPad-based application that will reduce fuel burn and emissions in the cruise flight phase for small commercial turboprop aircraft not equipped with […]

NAV CANADA LPV Approach Demo Flight (YYJ)

Thank you to NAV CANADA, specifically to pilots Anthony MacKay and Tim Nikolai for the demonstration flight of the GPS LPV (Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance) approach capabilities of their CRJ200 aircraft this past Tuesday, November 18th during the Air Transport Association of Canada (ATAC) AGM. Our flight left Vancouver (YVR) and proceeded to Victoria […]

NRC-IRAP Support for Top of Descent App

Specific Range Solutions Ltd. (SRS) is pleased to announce that it has received financial support and advisory services from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) to complete the development of its iPad Top of Descent application for regional turboprop aircraft.  The app will enable operators to reduce fuel burn and […]

Fuel Tankering App Now Available on App Store

Specific Range Solutions Ltd. is pleased to announce that its first iOS app is now available for purchase on Apple’s App Store. AvFuelSaver is a fuel tankering calculator for iPhone that enables aircraft operators to quickly determine the total cost of uploading sufficient fuel for each leg of a two leg trip versus the total […]

GARDN’s 6th Annual AGM in Montreal

Omer Majeed of Specific Range Solutions Ltd. today attended GARDN’s 6th Annual General Meeting held at École Polytechnique in Montreal.  The meeting dealt primarily with the business and administration of the non-profit corporation, however there were interesting high-level presentations by the speakers listed below and a networking lunch which enabled old contacts to be renewed […]

NATA and GS Aviation Consulting

Omer Majeed was in Whitehorse April 28th through 30th to attend the Northern Air Transport Association AGM.  A number of good contacts were made, including with Glenna Sharratt of GS Aviation Consulting.  She has over 30 years of experience in the aviation industry as a pilot, consultant, inspector and auditor.  Her company (www.gsaviation.ca) assists operators […]

iPhone Fuel Tankering App

Specific Range Solutions Ltd. is currently developing an intuitive, fast and pilot-friendly fuel tankering app for all types of aircraft and all types of operators from commercial to business/corporate to private. Look for it soon on the App Store.

Turboprop Take-Off Cost Calculator and SAPOE Conference in Berlin

Omer Majeed of Specific Range Solutions Ltd. gave a presentation entitled “Turboprop Engine Take-Off Cost Calculator” at the Propulsion Symposium of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute’s (CASI) ‘AERO 13 Conference this past spring in Toronto.  A methodology was developed to calculate the total fuel and engine maintenance costs of Dash 8-100 aircraft during take-off. […]

Top of Descent App

Specific Range Solutions Ltd. attended the Northern Air Transport Association AGM and Conference in Yellowknife from April 8 – 10, 2013.  Omer Majeed presented a concept for a Top of Descent calculator app for non-FMS equipped aircraft.  The iPhone/iPad app relies on GPS and pilot input data to calculate an optimized Top of Descent point.  […]