COMPUTER WATCH OVER AIRLINE INVENTORIES

Two systems, one designed to control rotables and the other, expendable inventory items, are described. The Airline Rotable Control System (ARCS) controls non-expendable items which can be repaired or refurbished. Fifteen percent of all rotable items account for 70 percent of the cost involved in their sale and operation. The stand-alone ARCS program relies on a data interchange from the airline's flight statistics system in order to know, by aircraft identification, the operating hours and cycles accumulated by each aircraft in the fleet. The ARCS program costs about $90,000 and provides a service from each of 8 separate modules. The Airline Inventory Control System (ALICS) controls expendable items which cannot be economically repaired or refurbished. The ALICS program revises 8 master files of the ALICS are briefly described.

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    IPC Transport Press, Limited

    Dorset House, Stamford Street
    London SE1 9LU,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1978-8

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 26-28
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  • Accession Number: 00183861
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 12 1979 12:00AM