FLYtag skin – Large



FLYtag®, the best-selling flyable RFID parts marking solution, is the choice of the leading aircraft manufacturers and subsystem suppliers of the aerospace industry. MAINtag inventor of the hybrid integrated RFID label has especially design FLYtag® skin to allow metal/carbon and non-metal parts to meet all required specifications for flyable parts. FLYtag® skin is engravable, adhesive, cost-effective and versatile. It is very low profile and flexible to fit curved surfaces.

Complying with SAE – AS5678 / ATA Spec 2000 Chap. 9 / TDS 1.11, FLYtag® skin is built around FLYchip® the best Dual/Single (2 Kbits) and Multi-record (64 Kbits) passive contactless UHF technology and meets ISO 18000-6C and ATA Spec 2000 Chap. 9-5 Appendix 11 standards. The EPC structure complies with the latest TDS 1.11 standard. Data retention is over 30 years. The adhesive packaging and chip are designed in accordance with SAE-AS5678 requirements. FLYtag® skin can be used in cabin & non-pressurized areas. Communication with the chip, including access to all user memory, can be performed by any standard Gen2-compatible reader.

FLYtag® skin supports all mandatory functionalities and modes as defined by the ISO/IEC 18000-6 Type C (EPCglobal Gen2) air interface specifications, including Miller encoding. Proprietary or non-standard commands are never necessary.


Footprint70 x 32 x 1mm
Reading distanceUp to 1,2m
Installation area. Non-Pressurized areas
. Cabin interior areas
Standards & Airinterface. Fully passive design, EPCglobal Gen2
. UHF-ISO 18000-6C / 850-960 MHz / TDS 1.11
. SAE AS5678
. ATA Spec 2000 Chap 9-5 Appendix 11
Memory High mem. & Low mem.. Non-volatile, read and write access. EPC global Class 1 Gen 2 protocol 1.2.0 as well as ISO/IEC 18000-6C - 496bits EPC & XTID
. FLYchip® 2Kbits [12423] - FLYchip® 64Kbits [12424]
Receive/Trans. RateMin 40 Kbps - max 160 Kbps / Min 40 Kbps - max 640 Kbps
Long memory life. Minimum 30 years data retention
. Atmospheric radiation resistant
Temperature (min/max). -55°C to +150°C / -67°F to 302°F in service. Peaks at 250°C / 482°F
. RTCA DO-160 §4.5.1 & §4.5.3 cat. D2 – RTCA D160 §5 –S2
Humidity / FungusRTCA DO-160 §6C - RTCA DO-160 §13F
Vibration / shocksRTCA DO-160 §8 R - RTCA DO-160 §7 E – 20g /20ms
Flammability14 CFR, Section 25.853 (a) & appendix F, Part 1 paragraphe (a)(1)(ii)
Toxicity / SmokeCompliant with ABD0031
Packaging & material. FLYtag® skin tags come in rolls of 500 units in sealed plastic bags
. High-performance printable polymer material that ensures outstanding adhesive bond strength and thermal/chemical durability
Chemical compatibility. Low humidity absorption, hydrolysis proof, high compatibility with lubricants and hydrocarbons.
. ABD0100.1.2-061-G, 70°C - Aeroshell Grease 33
. DO-160 §11F, 70°C - Skydrol type IV
Adhesive3M VHB family – Application design approved


FLYtag®, selected by Airbus for the A350 XWB’s first RFID parts marking program, has become the standard for the aviation industry. FLYtags are designed for identification and maintenance, repair and overhaul tracking applications throughout the civil and military aircraft and aerospace industries.

Order code

  • FLYtag® skin Large 2 Kb BLACK – 12423
  • FLYtag® skin Large 64 Kb BLACK – 12424

Related products :

  • Laser engraving unit RP130-ATA EU – 12427
  • Laser engraving unit RP130-ATA US – 12428
  • FLYtag® manager – 12020
  • FLYplug® Package – see FLYplug® leaflet

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