Mobile application provides one-stop-shop for aircraft tire information
Greenville, S.C. (May 15, 2013) –Michelin Aircraft Tire introduced today a comprehensive mobile application for aircraft mechanics, private pilots, airlines, military operators and others who have an interest in or use for aircraft tires. This innovation manner app will show the Michelin expertise to serves and educate customers on how to better maintain their Michelin tires, to maximize tire performance and minimize costs.
The application provides quick and easy access to the Michelin Aircraft Tire Care & Service Manual, a reference guide that provides knowledge on how to effectively maintain aircraft tires, maximize tire life, and reduce total cost of ownership. Users will find information specifically about Michelin’s aircraft tires and tubes and be able to access a fitment guide that determines the correct Michelin products that are approved for each specific airframe. A Tire Wear Guide provides photographs and descriptions of the most common wear conditions for quick and easy reference.
“We recognize that most aircraft service professionals conduct their work out in the field and information that is critical to an airplane’s performance or safety might be difficult to access,” said Karl Remec, director of marketing, Michelin Aircraft Tire. “This new tool puts all the information they would need, right in the palm of their hands. As an innovation leader, Michelin is very excited to offer this first of its kind application from an aviation tire manufacturing company.”
The application also includes a tool to locate the most convenient place to purchase Michelin aircraft tires. Additionally, there are numerous helpful brochures that explain the benefits of Michelin aircraft tires.
This first of its kind application is now available for free for tablet and mobile phones at both the Apple store and Google store.
About Michelin Aviation
MICHELIN® Aircraft Tires supplies bias tires, radial tires, and tubes for aviation clients around the world in a range of applications, including commercial and regional airlines, general aviation and military aviation. For more information please visit www.airmichelin.com.
About Michelin North America
Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The company has earned a long-standing reputation for building innovative premium tires. Since 1989, Michelin has received 80 J.D. Power tire customer satisfaction awards—five times the number of all other tire manufacturers combined. In addition to tires, the company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) employs about 22,700 and operates 19 major manufacturing plants.