What Are the Disadvantages of Kapton Insulated Wire?

Posted by Marc Piloian on April 24, 2017

On April 3, 2017 InterConnect informed the reader about The Advantages of Kapton Wire. Today, we will present information about the Disadvantages of Kapton Insulated Wire. After years of use in many different civilian and military platforms including the F-16, UH-60, AH-1, F-15, and F-18, serious safety issues began to appear. Once the Kapton wire … Continue reading “What Are the Disadvantages of Kapton Insulated Wire?”

Who is Blue Aerospace and What is Their Specialty

Posted by Clare McGarrey on April 19, 2017

Blue Aerospace is an industry leader in provisioning a wide range of innovative services and support concepts to military end users and their maintenance partners worldwide. Blue is certified with AS9120 REV. A, FAA PMA, ATF, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, EADS, Heroux-Devtek, and other OEM quality compliance standards. Blue Aerospace focuses on the aftermarket support … Continue reading “Who is Blue Aerospace and What is Their Specialty”

Why Replace Leading Edge Wing Wiring Harnesses?

Posted by John Ashour on April 12, 2017

A common question asked of InterConnect Wiring is, “In harsh environments, which wiring harnesses inside an F-16 are affected most?” By harsh, they mean what we call the Big Six: (1) Very hot or very cold temperatures. (2) Grease and other fluids in the area as well as other contaminants such as sand and dust. … Continue reading “Why Replace Leading Edge Wing Wiring Harnesses?”

What are the Advantages of Kapton Insulated Wire?

Posted by Jeanie Peel on April 3, 2017

If you have been reading the Wonderful World of Wiring newsletter over the past 18 months, you have seen that InterConnect Wiring, along with other companies (such as Lockheed Martin) and government agencies (such as the United States Navy) warn of the problems of polyimide AKA Kapton wire.  When InterConnect briefs a country about their … Continue reading “What are the Advantages of Kapton Insulated Wire?”

Trade Shows & Aerospace Conferences Coming Up!

Posted by Clare McGarrey on March 27, 2017

InterConnect Wiring is attending some fun and exciting trade shows around the world in the second quarter of 2017. In April, InterConnect Wiring will be attending the MRO Americas in Orlando, Florida. It is the world’s largest gathering of Aviation Maintenance Professionals. MRO Americas connects customers, clients and colleagues from across the aviation aftermarket sector … Continue reading “Trade Shows & Aerospace Conferences Coming Up!”

Who is Aventure and What is Their Specialty?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on March 20, 2017

Since its founding in 2001, Aventure Aviation has been a leading aftermarket aviation parts supplier dedicated to providing unique, reliable solutions that exceed the demands of the market and the expectations of their customers. Their company is known for maintaining the highest standards in their quality control procedures, meeting and exceeding both the Aviation Suppliers … Continue reading “Who is Aventure and What is Their Specialty?”

What is Falcon Wire?

Posted by John Ashour on March 15, 2017

Many people in the F-16 community have heard of two of the largest F-16 structural update programs, (1) Falcon Up and (2) Falcon Star. These programs were designed by Lockheed Martin to extend the service life of F-16s. Back in 2005, InterConnect Wiring asked about increasing the service life for F-16 wiring. There was no … Continue reading “What is Falcon Wire?”

Which Aircraft Have Kapton Insulated Wire?

Posted by Angella Martin on March 6, 2017

Don’t you hate it when the news or a TV program says; “Coming up next…” and then you have to wait another 30 minutes to see what you have been waiting to see from that teaser? Well, we are not going tease you like that today. Instead, we are going to give you the answer … Continue reading “Which Aircraft Have Kapton Insulated Wire?”

Who is Aero Precision and What is Their Specialty?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on February 27, 2017

For years Aero Precision has been a worldwide supplier of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) systems and aftermarket aircraft spares. Aero Precision is ISO 9001:2008 and AS9120 quality certified. Aero Precision’s business model is centered on product support using strictly OEM parts. Aero Precision possesses a proven ability to present parts and services to the international … Continue reading “Who is Aero Precision and What is Their Specialty?”

When Is A Total Rewire Needed?

Posted by John Ashour on February 20, 2017

When is a total aircraft rewire needed? Let’s take a step back and ask a more common question that military users and maintainers of aged aircraft ask: “When should any aircraft rewire program be considered?”  Here are 5 Main Factors to contemplate when deciding to rewire a military or commercial aircraft.  They are listed in … Continue reading “When Is A Total Rewire Needed?”