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Flight Data Analytics


L3Harris deliver a comprehensive range of innovative flight data services which ensure you maximize operational efficiency and minimize risk. Whether you are large or small, commercial, or corporate, operating fixed-wing or rotary-wing aircraft, we have a solution for your operation.

Key Facts About L3Harris’ Flight Data Analytics:

  • Fast secure data upload and analysis
  • 18,000+ flights monitored daily
  • 751 Safety events configurable to your SOPs
  • Database of 29M flights
  • IATA Flight Data Exchange analysis supplier

We are a global leader of fully outsourced flight data systems including flight data analysis and safety services encompassing Flight Data Monitoring (FDM), Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA), safety support and Flight Data Recorder (FDR) Readout technology

The Benefits of Implementing an FDM/FOQA Aviation Program:

  • Identify significant unsafe events and take appropriate action
  • Perform trend analysis to highlight safety issues 
  • Benchmark your operation against a global database
  • Focus training in specific areas (enhanced evidence-based training)
  • Minimize Aircraft on Ground (AOG) time 
  • Empower maintenance with access to data within minutes of landing 
  • Enable rapid diagnosis of issues and faster release of aircraft    

FDM/FOQA Services


Outsourcing can be the most cost-effective way for airlines, helicopter operators and business jet operators to make informed data-driven decisions while reducing overheads, software costs and hardware maintenance.

With our flight data analysis service, you receive all the benefits of an in-house option, plus:

  • Continuous monitoring of safety events/exceedances adhering to tight Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Routine (non-event) flight data measurements taken for every flight for advanced analysis of normal operations and changes to the operation over time 
  • An on-hand team of highly qualified and experienced flight safety specialists performing analysis for your operation
  • Automated aircraft maintenance safety inspection alerts within one hour of download 
  • Validated events within one business day of download 
  • 24/7 technical and AOG support

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Flight Data Connect

L3Harris Flight Data Connect

Fast, accurate recreation of flights in graphical and 3D formats with specific actionable insights, generated by statistical models and machine learning, aligned to defined Safety Operating Procedures. This enables effective decision-making, more personalized crew training and timely support for aircraft maintenance safety teams. As an IATA supplier, the platform is the catalyst for setting global standards in aviation safety, efficiency and evidence-based training, capturing over 18,000 flights daily.

  • Secure web-based platform with multiple user licenses
  • Available 24/7, 365 days a year
  • Easy to use, intuitive with customizable dashboards
  • Reduces software maintenance and data storage costs
  • Offers speed, certainty and peace of mind

 Flight Data Connect 

Express Readout

L3Harris Express Readout

L3Harris Readout services speed up maintenance diagnostics, meet compliance requirements and reduce operational costs.

Express Readout’s patented algorithms also identify unusual parameter patterns and highlight these to the user for inspection. Express Readout is a secure, web-based tool that enables you to upload data, inspect and access maintenance reports to verify recorder functionality for:

  • Cockpit voice recorders (CVR)
  • Flight data recorder (FDR)
  • Data link recorder (DLR)

 Express Readout 

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Stories and press releases

Pilot Portal App

Editorial | 07. 19. 2024

L3Harris launches PilotApp - redefining flight data intelligence for aviation safety and efficiency

L3Harris Commercial Aviation has launched PilotApp, designed to empower pilots with crucial insights into flight performance to optimize operations.

Pilot Portal App

Editorial | 07. 19. 2024

L3Harris launches PilotApp - redefining flight data intelligence for aviation safety and efficiency

L3Harris Nexus

Trade Release | 09. 21. 2022

Cebu Pacific Air Selects L3Harris Flight Data Connect Platform to Provide Critical Flight Operations Data

Aircraft in-flight

Trade Release | 06. 22. 2022

L3Harris Receives Prestigious International Aviation Technology Achievement Award

From left to right: Gavin Ng (General Manager of FDS Asia), Shane Lawrey (Head of Flying Operations), Clayton Nankivell (Deputy Head of Flying Ops), Rob Alexandra (Aviation Safety Manager)

Editorial | 11. 12. 2020

Flight Data Monitoring in the Outback

L3Harris has selected Spirit Aeronautics as the first distributor for Flight Data Connect and Express Readout services for North America.

Trade Release | 06. 23. 2021

Spirit Aeronautics Becomes First Distributor for L3Harris Flight Data Analysis and Verification Services


  • Flight Data Connect Airline Brochure

  • Flight Data Connect Corporate Jets Brochure

  • L3Harris Flight Data Analysis Services Agreement Terms and Conditions

  • Express Readout Datasheet

  • PilotApp Fact Sheet

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FDM/FOQA Regulations

This list provides a summary of regulations pertaining to flight data analysis. For specific information and the latest amendments and regulatory initiatives, please consult your Aviation Authority.


Frequently Asked Questions