Who is ILN and What is Their Specialty?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on June 26, 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?”

What are F-16 Fuel Cell Wiring Harnesses and Why Replace Them?

Posted by John Ashour on May 29, 2017

Jet fuel is stored in five locations in an F-16 including: (1) the wings, (2) a large fuel bladder located behind the cockpit, (3) gas tanks on the wings and/or center fuselage, (4) Conformal Fuel Tanks (CFT’s) and (5) the aft fuselage that surrounds the engine. The aft fuselage that surrounds the engine is also … Continue reading “What are F-16 Fuel Cell Wiring Harnesses and Why Replace Them?”

What is TKT Insulated Wire?

Posted by Chris Bettinger on May 23, 2017

On April 3rd 2017, you read about the Advantages of Kapton Insulated Wire. Then, on April 24th 2017, you read about the Disadvantages of Kapton Insulated Wire. Today, you will learn about another wire type commonly used on commercial and military aircraft. This wire has a tape-wrapped construction consisting of one layer of fluropolymer-polyimide- fluropolymer … Continue reading “What is TKT Insulated Wire?”

Who is CSCI and What is Their Specialty

Posted by Clare McGarrey on May 16, 2017

CSCI stands for Coastal Seat Cushions Inc. CSCI is an industry leader in military fixed wing aircraft seating systems and accessories. CSCI is the Exclusive Worldwide Distributor for Oregon Aero for a wide range of products including AWR approved Seat Cushions for Military Aircraft. Coastal Seat Cushions Inc opened in 2013 in the aircraft parts … Continue reading “Who is CSCI and What is Their Specialty”

InterConnect Sponsors the Lockheed Martin SHPE Scholarship Golf Tournament

Posted by Clare McGarrey on May 5, 2017

Today InterConnect Wiring had the pleasure of being a Bronze Sponsor for Lockheed Martin’s local charity SHPE scholarship golf tournament benefitting STEM. InterConnect Wiring, Lockheed Martin, and The Society of Hispanic Engineers (SHPE), whole heartedly support our youth entering into the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). This is Lockheed’s 6th annual golf … Continue reading “InterConnect Sponsors the Lockheed Martin SHPE Scholarship Golf Tournament”

What is a Station 5 Wiring Harness? Why is it Often Replaced?

Posted by John Ashour on May 1, 2017

On the F-16 aircraft there are nine wing weapon stations.  A wing weapon station is an attachment point for an ordnance such as a bomb, missile, or rocket.  Wing stations can also carry reconnaissance pods, cameras, fuel tanks, or storage containers.  Station 1 is on the tip of the left wing.  Station 2, 3, and … Continue reading “What is a Station 5 Wiring Harness? Why is it Often Replaced?”

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”