ECCAIRS - European Co-ordination Centre for Accident and Incident Reporting Systems


This page lists news about the ECCAIRS activity. This news can be of various categories (legislation, software releases, documentation, training, documentation, taxonomy, etc).

Note: If you want to publish ECCAIRS related news from your organisation please contact the JRC.

Software releases : Aviation Extension Release (Taxonomy
Friday, 18 May 2018

The latest version of the Aviation Extension for the ECCAIRS 5 Common Framework. This version of the Aviation Extension brings the Aviation Taxonomy version (ADREP and RIT).

Taxonomy documentation (XML, Value Lists, ETPE...) for version can be found under 'Downloads > Manuals, Taxonomy and Help files' under 'AVIATION Taxonomy Version'.

Note: access to the above requires 'download' permissions.
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White Papers : For System Administrators: revised RIT-E5X Data Bridge
Friday, 06 April 2018

A totally revised White Paper describing the ECCAIRS 5 Data Bridge package (E5X file) has been published. This document describes the RIT/E5X format and how to produce and test Data Bridge packages. This document is complementary to the Data Bridge Configuration for organisations running an ECCAIRS instance.

This White paper is targeted at software developers of entities producing Data Bridge packages (E5X) and to system administrators in the National Points of Contact running the ECCAIRS 5 Reporting System.
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White Papers : For System Administrators: revised Data Bridge configuration
Friday, 06 April 2018

A totally revised White Paper describing the configuration of the ECCAIRS 5 Data Bridge has been published. This document describes the steps needed for configuring, at the side of the Organisation running the ECCAIRS instance, the various elements involved in accepting and processing RIT/E5X data files.
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Software releases : User Interface Designer Release (Section and View Designer)
Friday, 16 March 2018

ECCAIRS 5 User Interface Designer Suite consists of the Section Designer and the View Designer. The suite is downloaded as a self-extracting archive and is accompanied by user manuals and release notes. Read these notes carefully before installing the software. This version replaces version We recommend to upgrade the software as soon as possible.
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Software releases : HotFix 2 for Aviation Extension Release (Taxonomy
Friday, 16 March 2018

WARNING - Aviation Extension HF2 requires ECCAIRS Common Framework

This HotFix package installs the European Risk Classification Scheme (ERCS) Add-In and brings the ATM ERCS and OPERATIONAL FULL ERCS views supporting the interactive compilation of ERCS data. This HotFix also brings updated MERGE profiles. HotFix 2 is a cumulative update. It can be used to update Aviation Extension v4.1.0.3 as well as Aviation Extension v4.1.0.3 HotFix 1.

The enclosed Release Notes describe the update process. Read these release Notes very carefully.

Published March 2018.
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Software releases : New AVIATION OPERATIONAL FULL ERCS ( released
Monday, 11 December 2017

The AVIATION OPERATIONAL FULL ERCS view, based on the standard AVIATION OPERATIONAL FULL view, makes available the attributes designed for data entry following the new European Risk Classification Scheme (ERCS). The view does not make anymore use of the previous Risk Classification add-in distributed with the ECF, which remains available.

Important notice — This view:
- works only with Aviation Extension v4.1.0.3
- does not replace the standard AVIATION OPERATIONAL FULL View but can be used in parallel
- does not include the ERCS Add-In, which will be released soon
- does not provide automated ERCS attribute calculation, all attributes are free manual entries and accept any combination of value.

For automated ERCS attribute data entry and calculation, download ECCAIRS 5 Aviation Extension HotFix 2, available in the same section.
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Software releases : HotFix for ECCAIRS 5 Common Framework
Wednesday, 29 November 2017

In November 2017 the JRC has made available the third Hotfix for the ECCAIRS Common Framework which was released in December 2016. The Hotfix carries version and is a cumulative Hotfix, containing the changes of Hotfix released in March 2017 and those of Hotfix released in May 2017, on top of which it can also be installed. Before applying Hotfix, read the release notes carefully.
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Software releases : HotFix 1 for Aviation Extension Release (Taxonomy
Friday, 20 October 2017

This HotFix corrects an issue with the Data Conversion Libraries contained in the Aviation Extension for the ECCAIRS 5 Common Framework.

Without this HotFix it is not possible to upload occurrences produced with Aviation Extension v4.0.0.6 (Taxonomy into an ECCAIRS instance with Aviation Extension/Taxonomy v4.1.0.3.
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Software releases : New version of the Taxonomy Designers ( available
Tuesday, 26 September 2017

We have released version of the Taxonomy Designer Tools. This release replaces version which has been distributed since May 2017. The Taxonomy Designer suite consists of six applications available for designing and maintaining ECCAIRS 5 taxonomies. Four of them are distributed for general usage via the portal. The Taxonomy Designer Administration and Management tool are only for restricted distribution (for example for the organisation maintaining the taxonomy).
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Software releases : New Aviation Full View ( released
Friday, 31 March 2017

This view replaces the standard preliminary view distributed with the Aviation Extension up to release Newer releases of the Aviation Extension will include this view by default.
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