Ulfinator From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 318 posts, RR: 0 Posted (10 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 4037 times:
The 2004 GLOBAL AVIATION RFID FORUM
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To provide leadership in advancing part marking and automated data collection standardization, AIRBUS and BOEING have agreed to collaborate on developing common part marking and automated data collection requirements, beginning with bar code technology and moving towards implementation of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology. Both Airbus and Boeing have agreed to require Air Transport Association (ATA) SPEC 2000 automated identification and data capture guidelines as a standard commercial practice.
Buckfifty From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 1316 posts, RR: 19
Reply 2, posted (10 years 11 months 3 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 3731 times:
This is not necessarily meant to help the airlines, but meant to help themselves (as it is implemented to help stem the tide of the non-OEM parts suppliers). Though in the long run, there is the scope that this will benefit the airlines, but it's still very hard to tell yet.