Tupolev JSC is one of the most famous Russian aircraft producers. Their comfortable «Tu-204/214» aircrafts are widely-known among Russian airlines as well as international aircraft communities. They are proud that since 2009 the Russian President has been travelling over the world in his presidential modification of Tu-214 .
In 2006, Tupolev design bureau selected ASD S1000D as a standard for their technical publications, TG Builder as a primary software tool, and Applied Logistics JSC as a key technology partner. The joint team of experts, with Tupolev’s and Applied Logistics specialists among them, has developed a Common Source Database for Tu-204/214 aircraft types instead of old-fashioned paper-based publications. The entire amount of Tu-204/214 technical publications was carefully reworked, including more than 24,000 pages of source data and about 3,600 illustrations. The chosen technology, based on the TG Builder solution, allowed to create a double-language (Russian dubbed into English) database translating portions of data in a high-performance way with the world-leading Trados™ set of translating tools. Technical publications for some main aircraft components (such as engine, auxiliary power unit, etc) were also reworked and integrated into the common database. The entire work took just 14 months.
To improve their customer support services, Tupolev’s team launched the