Who is Simtech and What is Their Specialty?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on August 14, 2017

Founded in 1988, Simtech is an exporter and distributor of American-manufactured military aircraft components, based out of East Granby, Connecticut. Simtech’s main customer base is comprised of foreign-allied governments that are operating US military platforms. They have customers from all over the world, including Europe, North America, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. Simtech … Continue reading “Who is Simtech and What is Their Specialty?”

Four Reasons Why AS9100, Revision D, Is a BIG Deal

Posted by Clare McGarrey on July 31, 2017

Since the 1990s InterConnect Wiring has been ISO 9001 Registered. In 2000, AS9100 was released in conjunction with ISO 9001. Each time this Quality AEROSPACE STANDARD (hence the “AS” in the title) has made any updates or rolled its revision, we have dutifully and diligently risen to the challenge. So what’s the big deal with … Continue reading “Four Reasons Why AS9100, Revision D, Is a BIG Deal”

Can a Wiring Harness be Repaired or Overhauled?

Posted by John Ashour on July 24, 2017

A common question asked of InterConnect Wiring is, “Can InterConnect repair or overhaul a wiring harnesses?” The short answer to this question is “Yes we can!” The long answer is that in many cases it is less expensive to produce a new wiring harness instead of repairing or overhauling an old one. Typical wiring harnesses … Continue reading “Can a Wiring Harness be Repaired or Overhauled?”

Paris Air Show Summary

Posted by Clare McGarrey on July 17, 2017

There is only one way to describe this year’s Paris Air Show…. HOT! Here is a list of the Four HOT things at the Paris Air Show: The temperature. The temperature in Paris, France was much warmer than usual and when you are walking back and forth and back and forth on the hot tarmac … Continue reading “Paris Air Show Summary”

What is Crosslinked Tefzel Insulated Wire and Spec 55 Wire?

Posted by Colton Peel on July 10, 2017

Lately InterConnect’s enlightening blogs have been focusing on Kapton insulated wire and TKT insulated wire. This time we will discuss a different type of wire used on F-15 and F-18 military jets as well as commercial aircraft including the Boeing B737, B747, B757, B767, B777 as well as the Airbus A320, A330, and A340. Crosslinked … Continue reading “What is Crosslinked Tefzel Insulated Wire and Spec 55 Wire?”

Third Quarter Trade Shows

Posted by Clare McGarrey on July 3, 2017

Coming up in the third quarter of 2017, InterConnect Wiring has many more exciting trade shows planned! The first event on the books is the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) Supplier Management Council (SMC) Summer Meeting hosted by Huntington Ingalls. It will be held July 10th through July 12th in Biloxi, MS. In fact, InterConnect Wiring’s … Continue reading “Third Quarter Trade Shows”

Why and When Should You Refurbish F-16 Cockpit Panels?

Posted by John Ashour on June 26, 2017

The purpose of this blog is to describe what F-16 cockpit panels are and answer the following questions: (1) “Why refurbish them?” and (2) “When should they be refurbished?” Before answering these two questions, let me explain what a cockpit panel is. F-16 cockpit panels are electric, switch boxes located in front of and around … Continue reading “Why and When Should You Refurbish F-16 Cockpit Panels?”

Who is ILN and What is Their Specialty?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on June 19, 2017

Founded in 1989 and based out of southern California, ILN Technologies, Inc. is one of InterConnect Wiring’s exclusive distributors. ILN is ISO 9001 Certified, a Member of the Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA), and an FAA AC 00-56A accredited company. ILN supplies new manufactured parts and components by subcontracting to qualified manufacturers like InterConnect Wiring. ILN … Continue reading “Who is ILN and What is Their Specialty?”

Where Are F-16 Fuselage Multiplex Panels and When Do You Refurbish Them?

Posted by John Ashour on June 12, 2017

Welcome to F-16 Fighter Jet Design Class 101.  In this class we will discuss: (1) the main components of an F-16, (2) what multiplex is, and (3) what is refurbishment in regards to F-16 electrical panels.  Here we go!   An airplane is typically made up of four main structural components: (1) the fuselage, (2) … Continue reading “Where Are F-16 Fuselage Multiplex Panels and When Do You Refurbish Them?”

Who is DTE and What is Their Specialty?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on June 5, 2017

Defense Technology Equipment Inc. (DTE) is a highly specialized logistic military procurement company based out of the US since 1989. This company is known for providing technical and Aircraft On the Ground (AOG) support. DTE is committed to delivering top-notch service and care in a short period of time. DTE is able to operate under … Continue reading “Who is DTE and What is Their Specialty?”