Founding AIM GmbH in Freiburg, Germany by Hansjoerg Frey, Eugen Krassin, Karl Specht and Hans Zogalla and residing in the Technology Center, Freiburg.
AIM presents its first product: AVM3910-M a VMEbus 3910 Interface Module.
The AVM3910 is worldwide the first COTS STANAG3910 Testing Interface with an AIM designed Fibre Optic Frontend.
In the beginning, Training and Consulting for the upcoming FPGA technology was also part of the business.
These are AIM’s first generation of VME based full function Test and Simulation Modules for MIL-STD-1553 and STANAG3910.
Within 1992 AIM introduced the MBA-90, AIM’s first VME and MS-DOS based Bus Analyzer System.
AIM has grown ( approx. 10 employees) and moved to new facilities
in Freiburg, Burkheimer Str. 3
1993 AIM presents the APC1553T – the first generation of full function Test and Simulation Modules for MIL-STD-1553 for ISA bus.
PBA-90 was AIM’s first PC and MS-DOS based Bus Analyzer System.
AIM introduces the APC429, its first ARINC 429 Product for ISA bus.
With the PAA-429, AIM offers its first Windows based ARINC 429 Bus Analyzer Software.
The AIM UK office was established in High Wycombe (West of London) during November 1994.
AIM developed its first dual stream VME1553 Board
AVM1553-2-DS for ISS (International Space Station) Test Stands
PBA-2000 and PBA-3910 are AIM’s first Windows based Bus Analyzer for MIL-STD-1553 and STANAG3910.
The AIM firstly introduced “Systems Overview” was unqiue and copied by many competitor tools.
Delivery of AIM’s first Fibre Optic Extension System for
MIL-STD-1553 for EMC testing application.
First High Level Bus Analyzer Windows Software for Parameter Handling.
It unified MIL-STD-1553, ARINC429, STANAG3910 and later ARINC664 parameter view via a single GUI.
AIM has been present in the North American Avionics market since 1997. The first AIM USA office was operated by Douglas Ullah in Boyton Beach, FL.
Full function Test and Simulation Modules for MIL-STD-1553 and STANAG3910 for PCIbus.
Happy Birthday! AIM celebrates its 10th Anniversary.
Meanwhile more than 30 people work in the company, therefore a move into a new building is necessary.
AIM GmbH move to new facilities in Freiburg, Sasbacher Str. 2
AIM presents its first High Level Bus Analyzer (HLBA) Systems used on all 4 Typhoon Finaly Assembly Lines in Germany, Italy, UK and Spain.
The begin of a very successful Systems family with many Systems delivered in various configurations and form factors over the years.
Participation in EU funded Research Projects for using Ethernet based networks in Avionics
AIM-USA Enterprise with US partners as majority shareholders was founded.
Headquartered out of Omaha, Nebraska, AIM-USA strengthens our sales and customer support throughout North America and Canada based on a 10-Year contract.
AIM GmbH opened a direct Sales Office in Munich, Germany.
Hubert Waldmann took on the challenge as a Sales Manager for AIM’s standard products and systems covering the territories of Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Denmark.
In the meantime over 40 employees work with AIM GmbH.
The first dedicated AFDX/ARINC664 Test and Simulation Interface Modules for the A380 program for PCIbus.
Our work and involvement on EU funded research projects has driven the introduction and delivery of serveral new board level products and Analyzer software. AIM is market leader for AFDX/ARINC664 Ethernet based Test Equipment.
AIM launched its all new www.AIM-ONLINE.com website. The site has been designed to make it very easy for our customers to navigate, view and obtain the very latest product information relating to our advanced range of modules, databus analyzer software, systems, cables and accessories.
The AMC-FDX-2, AIM’s high performance PMC module for A380 integrators and developers working with AFDX based avionics is now available.
AIM contracted by Airbus for supply of Standard AFDX Analyzer Test Equipment on A380 program.
The fdXplorer was worldwide the first dedicated Network Analyzer
and Simulator Software for AFDX/ARINC664 in the Avionics
market. fdXplorer quickly became the “reference” in AFDX/ARINC664 Network Analyzer Software.
AIM is supporting the Boeing B787 Dreamliner program with ARINC664 Test and Simulation products.
With the APX1553 and the APX3910, AIM launches the
2nd Generation of full function Test and Simulation modules for MIL-STD-1553 and STANAG3910 for PCI(-X)bus.
Introduction of a modular and scalable Bus Analyzer, Simulator and Visualizer Software for all avionic Buses and Networks supported by AIM test and simulation products.
An open software architecture and expandability via further COTS 3rd Party interface modules makes PBA.pro unique product in test and simulation applications.
With the EasyLoad-615A AIM introduces the first DataLoader Software for AFDX and Standard Ethernet.
2008 AIM decides to redesign its website with a new exciting look, feel and improved navigation for fast access to technical data sheets and a powerful download area.
AIM was contracted to implement a turn key testing solution for the conformance testing of AFDX/ARINC664P7 Switch and End Systems.
AIM GmbH celebrates 20 succesful years in the Avionics Databus market.
For more than 20 years we have been a reliable and responsive partner for leading Aerospace and Defence companies around the globe!
The annual sales of AIM GmbH amounts to 13 Mio €.
AIM whishes a fond farewell to founding director Hans Zogalla and congratulate and welcomes Joachim Schuler as their new joint General Manager. Together with the AIM GmbH founder Hansjoerg Frey, both are now running the company.
Introduction of ARINC825 (CANbus) Products.
Split-up with former AIM-USA partners and foundation of new AIM-USA as AIM GmbH subsidiary
Introduction of the first generation of Fibre Channel and ARINC818 Products for PCI-Xbus.
AIM GmbH is delighted to announce the establishment of the new AIM-USA enterprise with headquarters in Trevose near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Bill Wargo has been appointed as the President. He brings more than 25 years of Engineering and Marketing experience to the team and will focus on developing the Avionics Test and embedded market.
Introduction of PCI Express based Test and Simulation Modules for MIL-STD-1553, STANAG3910 and ARINC429. With the new APE board generation for MIL-STD-1553, ARINC429 and STANAG3910, our capabilities for Application Development on the interface board have just reached new hights.
PXIe (ACE) and XMC (AXC) based platforms, as well as new PMC (AMCX) platforms are following.
Introduction of USB based Box Level Products for Test and Simulation of MIL-STD-1553, ARINC429 and AFDX.
Introduction of Ethernet based Box Level Products for Test and Simulation of MIL-STD-1553, ARINC429 and STANAG3910.
Over the past 25 years AIM has provided and installed a vast array of interface products, databus analyzer software and customized systems for leading international defence and aerospace projects. We believe the knowledge and know-how gained over the past 25 years will serve well both, AIM and its valued customers as we move forward into the future. A new CI style is also introduced.
AIM has been audited and has proven, that the quality management system complies with ISO 9001.
First Mixed Protocol (ARINC429 and MIL-STD-1553) Product implemented as Ethernet based Box.
Introduction of second generation Fibre Channel and ARINC818 Products, now for PCI Express.
AIM GmbH has introduced a new dimension of MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC429 USB based full function Test and Simulation interfaces, embedded in a connector shell for databus analyzer and data loader applications in the form of the AIM SmartCable™.
AIM has released the APE-FDX-2, AFDX/ARINC664P7 PCI Express test and simulation module, being the first of the new second generation and successor to the formidable API-FDX-2 module.
AIM was contracted for development, manufcaturing and delivery of a new generation of Test Systems, 13 in total, called MRB and WRB.
From the start of 2018, the all new AIM Website has been online. We are happy to serve our customers with a fresh look and feel plus several new features.
The AME1553-1 is AIM’s first MiniPCIe MIL-STD-1553 board. It offers full function test, simulation, monitoring and recording for MIL-STD-1553B applications, implemented in an ultra-compact form factor.
AIM GmbH Engineering works with Agile methods from now.
AIM GmbH celebrates 30 successful years in the Avionics Databus market.
For more than 30 years we have been a reliable and responsive partner for leading Aerospace and Defence companies around the globe!