Free iPhone App gives users total flexibility to work on the move

Free iPhone App gives users total flexibility to work on the move

19-Jul-2012 Source: Component Control

Component Control announced today that its iPhone App for, the world’s largest free online aviation parts eMarketplace, is now available for download from the Apple Store. The iPhone App is the only free aviation parts eMarketplace App currently available. It allows members to quickly and easily access over 40 million qualified line items of aviation inventory and capability via a robust, mobile format. Users can now work when and how suits them, be that in the office or on the move 24/7, further enhancing the productivity and efficiency benefits delivers.

“We believe the App will become an invaluable tool for our community members,” comments Jason Cordoba, Director of “Our initial App gives users a powerful search capability and allows them to send RFQs or Purchase Orders from any location utilizing their iPhone. Users also benefit from standard iOS features, such as being able to click and dial vendor phone numbers, initiate emails from vendor account information and add vendor contact data to their iPhone’s Contact App with just one click.”

Cordoba continues, “Detailed information such as part serial numbers, time/life dates for parts and service capabilities are all also available in the current version of the App, but this is just the start. R&D is a continuous process for us and we will be rolling out updates of the App, adding enhanced functionality and features, on a regular basis.”

Gerlinde Weidenfeller, a test-user from Weidenfeller-Procurement, comments on the latest version of the App, “This version of the App is terrific. It is quick, easy to use, clear and well structured, with every type of information available. Nothing is better to have when you are working without your laptop – everything can be done immediately via your iPhone.”

Vendor search results on the App mimic the online version of the eMarketplace but are streamlined and specifically designed for clear and easy viewing on a mobile device, ensuring that community members receive the same intuitive, user-friendly experience. Cordoba adds, “Overall, the portability of the App will bring more flexibility and speed to the purchase process when a laptop or desktop isn’t readily accessible.”

Preferred Vendors will be prominently placed on top of all search results along with their vendor logo, providing maximum exposure on the mobile version of and ensuring the same level of increased visibility they receive on the website. Cordoba concludes, “The new App benefits all our eMarketplace community members by making critical aviation supply chain data available in this widely used alternative format. As the App is also free, we are sure that all our users will be as excited as we are about this latest development.”

For more information or to download the App please visit the App Store, or contact Jason Cordoba on iPhone iPhone iPhone App

About is an open eMarketplace giving users access to a comprehensive search engine that includes parts in stock, MRO capabilities and part alternatives. Since its market launch in 2006, participation has grown to over 28,000 global subscribers, including more than 1,050 airlines, 85+ military, Navy and Air Force Bases, as well as MROs, engineers and parts vendors from all areas of the sector. Currently listing over 40 million qualified line items of inventory and capability from over 2,300 aircraft parts vendors, is the world’s largest free open marketplace for aircraft spares.

Members are able to post free broadcast messages that go out to the community of subscribers, in the categories of ‘Parts for Sale’, ‘Parts Wanted’ or ‘General Announcement’. has measures in place to promote ‘Data Integrity’ such as clearly labeling inventory as offered by distributors or brokers, to ensure that expectations of both buyers and brokers are correct. is a quality-driven eMarketplace, all listed inventory is fully verified, including part numbers and often photos, so buyers can be confident that all parts are in stock, available and ready to be dispatched. Please visit

About Component Control
Component Control, based in San Diego, Calif., is a leading developer and provider of MRO and Logistics Software solutions for the aviation industry. Its core product, Quantum ControlTM, provides advanced aviation management support to original equipment manufacturers, aftermarket service divisions, component repair and overhaul companies, fixed base operators, aircraft completion centers, airlines, MRO facilities, and part distribution / redistribution companies. Quantum is installed in over 50 countries and can be deployed as a single-site or a multinational solution. For more information, please visit

In May 2012, Component Control were named winners of the ‘Best IT Software Provider’ category in the Airline Technology Engineering and Maintenance Awards 2012.

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