Subject Matter Experts
With over three decades of experience, AEC offers premium consulting on all aspects of documentation. Our Subject Matter Experts (SME) have in-depth knowledge of industry requirements and processes, and act as a stakeholder in your process–playing a critical role in defining customers' needs, requirements, and supporting software.
AEC has subject matter experts in the following domains and more:
- Data Analysis
- Document design
- Regulatory compliance
- Aviation and Supplemental Type Certificates
- Publishing software
- S1000D & ATA iSpec-2200 specifications
- Configuration management
- S1000D business rules development
AEC can help customers determine the type of manual to create based on what a customer is trying to accomplish and communicate. We can use industry standard formats and specs, or create custom layouts and designs.
AEC has in-house and on-call writers with significant technical knowledge in various industries, including aircraft, transportation, maintenance, operations, avionics, electronics, mechanical systems, structures, engineering, defense, and more. This depth of knowledge allows us to author many types of technical instructions and data. Learn more about our technical authoring services.
We create illustrations that are technically accurate, visually appealing and compliant within your specifications. Our illustrators come from a multitude of backgrounds and have decades of combined experience with different illustration techniques, including hand-drawn, orthographic, isometric and 3D. We can handle different types of vector and raster images, and are experienced with many illustration and CAD design software packages, including IsoDraw, Illustrator, AutoCAD, CATIA, Inventor, Solid Works, Photoshop and Canvas.
AEC has a vast publishing experience, comprising tens of thousands of technical documents in electronic and paper formats. The future of publishing is increasingly portable and accessible, so we use the latest technology to get accurate technical information into the hands of those who need it, when they need it. We publish online and in the most current formats to ensure the future success of our customers' content.
AEC has tremendous expertise with aviation maintenance, including fixed wing, rotorcraft, piston, turbine, avionics, electronics, mechanical, systems, structures, airworthiness limitations, scheduled maintenance, electrical wiring, and more. We have aviation maintenance experts in-house and on call, such as A&P mechanics, avionics technicians, airworthiness inspectors and chiefs of maintenance.
We're adept at publishing in FrameMaker, Microsoft Word, Adobe InDesign and ADG's suite of S1000D software–with tens of thousands of technical documents published. We also have full-time custom application programmers creating new software and updating existing software to keep your content current.
Regulatory Compliance & Supplemental Type Certificates
We're FAA CFR experts, and we can help companies understand how these regulations affect their aircraft and component certifications. We have current and former DERs on staff and on-call when needed, and our board of advisors and staff includes former-FAA inspectors and A&P mechanics with Inspection Authorization.
S1000D & ATA iSpec-2200 Specifications
Because we specialize in aerospace, we're experts on both the ATA iSpec-2200 and the S1000D specifications. These specifications provide guidance on how to assemble, format, and publish technical information in formats that are universally accepted in the aerospace industry. We're adept at determining which portions of the specifications are critical and helping our customers avoid costly adherence when unnecessary.
S1000D Sales and Consulting
We help customers in the defense and aerospace industries solve complex business problems through S1000D software consultancy and advanced technological solutions. Our team can provide expert advice on a range of domains, from product lifecycle management and asset maintenance to technical publishing and internal training. Leveraging our specialized knowledge of technical documentation, compliance, and industry specifications, we help with data management, operations, strategy and technology.
With over 30 years in the industry, we've developed long-lasting relationships throughout the technical publications industry, and if we don't have the right expert on staff, we're well-equipped to connect you with the right SME. Contact AEC to learn how we can help differentiate you from the competition.