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WHO IS POLARIS AERO?

Polaris Aero is an aviation knowledge management company specializing in flight risk analysis and safety management systems (SMS). The company was founded in 2007 by Christopher Connor and Trent Fox, two former Air Force pilots, on a mission to make flying safer. Learn more about our story.

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GE Aviation integrates C-FOQA with Polaris Aero Vector SMS
GLOBAL AVIATION LEADERS COMBINE EFFORTS TO MAKE FLYING SAFER

AUSTIN, TX | March 9, 2020

GE Aviation announced the integration of C-FOQA (Corporate Flight Operations Quality Assurance) with Polaris Aero’s safety management system – Vector SMS. This new integration with Polaris is a first of its kind in business aviation where information from flight data is automatically forwarded to another safety service provider (Vector SMS) using GE Aviation’s API (application programming interface).C-FOQA and Vector SMS have more than 400 combined customers today including part 91 operators, charter carriers, and other operators of business aircraft. Read more

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OUR PRODUCTS

Polaris Aero’s products – FlightRisk and Vector SMS – help pilots and managers make smart decisions by answering the fundamental question: “How do you know what you don’t know?”

About FlightRisk

FlightRisk is an advanced risk assessment system that provides real-time hazard identification and custom advisory messages. The subscription software solves the problem of information overload by giving pilots the right information at the right time. It does so by analyzing a variety of factors—pilot, environmental, aircraft and airfield—to identify the hazards that are most relevant to a particular flight. To improve understanding and retention, FlightRisk organizes this hazard information by phase of flight. By transforming raw data into knowledge, FlightRisk facilitates effective decision-making.

FlightRisk is designed specifically for pilots, safety managers, schedulers and dispatchers. The application seamlessly integrates with ARINCDirectSM flight planning, FOS® scheduling, and Vector SMS, saving users time and effort.

FlightRisk goes well beyond merely generating awareness—it helps facilitate action!

About Vector SMS

Vector SMS is a comprehensive aviation safety management system (SMS) software application for business and commercial aviation organizations. It improves operational effectiveness, helps operators achieve the highest level of safety and complies with SMS requirements.

To help organizations achieve SMS compliance, Vector SMS is recognized by leading international organizations, including the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Bermuda Department of Civil Aviation (BDCA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO), Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil (DGAC) and Transport Canada (TC).

VIEW OUR TEAM BIOS

Christopher Connor, Co-Founder & CEO
Trent Fox, Co-Founder & COO
Tim Medora, CTO
Steve Bruneau, VP of Aviation Services

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Jill Henning
+1-602-502-6206

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