AICC Press Release
Lausanne, Switzerland - May 21, 1999

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AICC Certifies Pathlore’s Phoenix Networks

Pathlore’s PHOENIX NetWorks Passes AICC/CMI Certification

Lausanne, Switzerland; May 21, 1999 – The Aviation Industry CBT Committee (AICC) this week certified Pathlore Software’s PHOENIX Networks™ as complying with AGR-006 (The AICC Guideline for file-based Computer-Managed Instruction (CMI) Systems). This certification makes PHOENIX NetWorks the second CMI system to receive AICC/CMI certification so far.

By meeting the AICC CMI specification, PHOENIX NetWorks and other compliant products can communicate performance data between their CMI systems and interactive learning content regardless of vendor. AICC compliance also enables the exchange of entire courses between different instructional management systems.

"The AICC has been a leader in interoperable learning technology for more than a decade and long before the industry came to appreciate the profound value of interoperable courseware and curriculums," said Leonard Greenberg, Pathlore’s chief technology officer. "As a pioneer in computer-managed instruction and ardent proponent of standards-based learning technology, Pathlore is pleased that PHOENIX NetWorks has become the first integrated online learning system to successfully complete the AICC’s testing regimen. We encourage other vendors to try and do the same."

William A. McDonald, Chairman of the AICC Independent Test Lab Committee said, "By adopting AICC/CMI guidelines and being among the first vendors to get their CMI system certified, Pathlore has clearly distinguished itself as a major player in the CMI market."

About the AICC:

The AICC’s mission is to provide and promote information, guidelines, and standards that result in the cost-effective implementation of CBT for the commercial aviation industry. Founded in 1988, the AICC is composed of a wide variety of industry representatives from airframe and engine manufacturers, CBT tool developers, CBT content producers, and airlines. New members are always welcome. Meetings are held three times a year. Parties interested in joining the AICC or attending the next meeting should visit the group’s Web site at or can contact the AICC directly at +1-208-356-1136.

About Pathlore:

Pathlore’s PHOENIX for the Enterprise online training products provide network-based and standalone distance learning and CBT solutions for intranet, Internet, client/server, Windows, mainframe and standalone PC environments. PHOENIX is the only training software that automatically integrates authoring, Computer-Managed Instruction (CMI), administration and course delivery to address an organization’s complete training needs. During and after the sale, Pathlore’s Professional Services Group (PSG) helps customers achieve maximum training benefit as quickly as possible through a complete range of consulting services, including project management, instructional design, courseware development and IT integration with complementary training applications. Pathlore Software, named one of UPSIDE magazine’s Hot 100 private technology companies for 1998, has headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, and delivers training solutions worldwide. Pathlore has additional offices in Alexandria, Va.; London, England; Milan, Italy; and Sydney, Australia. For more information, visit Pathlore Software’s site on the World Wide Web at or call 614-781-0036. Headquarters are located at 7965 North High Street, Suite 300, Columbus, Ohio 43235.

Contact Information

Bj�rn Volle Scott Bergstrom
AICC Communications AICC Administrator
Oksen�yveien 3 P.O. Box 472
Fornebu, N-1330, Norway Sugar City, Idaho 83448 USA
+47-675-39735 +1-208-356-1136
+47-675-82060 +1-208-356-2390

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