ATA - The Air Transport Association of America

The ATA Specifications

The worldwide aviation industry has adopted the SGML standard in its ATA specifications for describing all the manuals related to aircraft maintenance. Amaranth has built its Aviation Solution Suite on several of these ATA specifications, the ATA 2100 and ATA 100 specifications based on SGML defining a range of Document Type Declarations (DTDs) for describing aircraft maintenance manuals.

Examples of manual types are:

  • Aircraft Maintenance Manual (AMM)
  • Maintenance Planning Data (MPD)
  • Illustrated Parts Catalog (IPC)
  • Fault Isolation Manual (FIM)
  • Service Bulletins (SB)

The Amaranth Aviation Solution Suite

Amaranth has combined its SGML expertice with its long-time aviation experience in a dedicated effort to develop intuitive software solutions for the aviation industry. This effort has resulted in a suite of software components designed to support the heavy and complex aircraft mainteneance and planning task.

Click here for more information on the Aviation Solution Suite.

What is the ATA ?

The ATA is the Air Transport Association of America founded by a group of 14 airlines meeting in Chicago in 1936.

The purpose of the ATA is to support and assist its members by promoting the air transport industry and the safety, cost effectiveness, and technological advancement of its operations; advocating common industry positions before state and local governments; conducting designated industry-wide programs; and assuring governmental and public understanding of all aspects of air transport.