April 24, 2013

JeppDirect.com Now Offers Jeppesen Training e-books for Apple, Android, PC and Mac Delivery

Multiple device availability provides customers with choice of e-learning options

AERO Friedrichshafen, Germany | 24 Apr 2013 | By Jeppesen

Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, now offers customers delivery of its popular e-book training textbooks and materials directly through its JeppDirect.com site for use with Apple iOS and Android devices, as well as for PC and Mac computers.

Previously only available through the Apple iBookstore, Jeppesen e-book titles provided through JeppDirect.com now offer multiple platform delivery choices, in addition to iPad and iPhone. Jeppesen also now offers two new e-book titles, “Aviation Dictionary,” and “Aircraft Gas Turbine Powerplants” to supplement its total training solution for student pilots and mechanics, flight schools, universities, current pilots and aviation maintenance technicians.

“Offering multiple platform options for training e-book delivery through JeppDirect.com enhances the interactive learning experience that we provide for our customers,” said Julie Filucci senior manager, Jeppesen Aviation Training Solutions. “Expanding from iPad and iPhone delivery allows us to provide our e-book material on the preferred device of the customer, received directly from the source.”

Jeppesen e-book titles provide a highly interactive learning environment, featuring highlighting, bookmarking, note taking and search capabilities. Users are also able to use hyperlink functionality to access additional Web-based information for student learning. Once downloaded, Jeppesen e-books do not require an internet connection, so students are able to access e-book features everywhere, including the classroom, in the lab or at the airport.

Jeppesen’s industry-leading Private Pilot Guided Flight Discovery manual and the A&P Technician General, Airframe and Powerplant textbooks and reference books are also offered on JeppDirect.com, for a total of 11 currently available Jeppesen e-book titles.

Jeppesen e-books purchased through JeppDirect.com are protected using Adobe Content Server (ACS) digital rights management (DRM) software. Registering for a free Adobe ID is recommended to view e-book material purchased from Jeppesen.

To view available Jeppesen e-book version textbooks and materials, please visit www.JeppDirect.com. More information on the complete Jeppesen training solution, including flight training, navigation services and business management functions, is available at www.jeppesen.com/school.

About Jeppesen
For more than 75 years Jeppesen has made it possible for pilots and their passengers to safely and efficiently reach their destinations. Today, this pioneering spirit continues as Jeppesen delivers transformative information and optimization solutions to improve the efficiency of air and sea operations around the globe. Jeppesen is a Boeing subsidiary and Jeppesen Aviation Training Services is part of the Flight Services business unit within Boeing Commercial Aviation Services. Boeing offers the industry’s largest portfolio of services, support and solutions, collectively known as the Boeing Edge, providing customers a competitive advantage by solving real operational problems, enabling better decisions, maximizing efficiency and improving environmental performance – intelligent information solutions across the entire aviation ecosystem.

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