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What are the Ten Most Problematic Areas for Kapton Wiring Inside an F-16?

Posted by John Ashour on November 13, 2017

Like most airplanes, the F-16 is made up of four basic structures: (1) fuselage, (2) wings, (3) horizontal tail, and (4) vertical tail.  Inside each of these structures are smaller sections that house: (a) other structures such as bulkheads, (b) equipment (both electrical and mechanical), (3) tubing/ducting, and (4) electrical wiring harnesses.   Tubing/ducting and electrical … Continue reading “What are the Ten Most Problematic Areas for Kapton Wiring Inside an F-16?”

How Many Breeches are There in the Wiring of a 20-Year-Old F-16?

Posted by John Ashour on October 30, 2017

Two common question that InterConnect receives are: (1) “How many wiring harnesses are there in an aircraft? and (2) “How many miles of wire are there in an aircraft?” This blog will answer these questions as well as one more question which is “How many breeches are there in the wires of a 20-year-old F-16?” … Continue reading “How Many Breeches are There in the Wiring of a 20-Year-Old F-16?”

How Many Breeches in F-16 Wire Insulation is Acceptable?  

Posted by John Ashour on October 16, 2017

Occasionally a customer will ask InterConnect how many breeches in a wire’s insulation is acceptable.  The answer is an easy one; there should not be any breeches in the insulation of any wire inside an aircraft.  So why is that? And, what is a breech? A breech in the insulation of a wire is when … Continue reading “How Many Breeches in F-16 Wire Insulation is Acceptable?  “

How Often Should Relay Panels Be Refurbished or Replaced?

Posted by John Ashour on October 3, 2017

There are 4 main types of electrical panels in an F-16: (1) Cockpit, (2) Power or Circuit Breaker, (3) Multiplex (Mux), and (4) Relay.  InterConnect refurbishes each of these types of electrical panels.  We have been doing this now for over 25 years.  Almost every day an F-16 electrical panel arrives for repair or refurbishment. … Continue reading “How Often Should Relay Panels Be Refurbished or Replaced?”

Who is LGA and What is Their Specialty?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on September 11, 2017

Long Global Aeronautics (LGA) specializes in distributing electrical and structural components to over 4,500 F-16 aircraft worldwide. LGA is based only 4 miles away from Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, Texas, where the first F-16 was created. LGA is a certified HUBZone corporation and a registered Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) entity.   The specific … Continue reading “Who is LGA and What is Their Specialty?”

F-16 TCG WWR, InterConnect Wiring, and Soft Style T-Shirts

Posted by Clare McGarrey on September 4, 2017

What does the 2017 F-16 Technical Coordination Group (TCG) World Wide Review (WWR), InterConnect Wiring, and T-Shirts have in common? A lot! All three will be in Ogden, Utah from September 10th through September 14th, 2017. InterConnect Wiring is celebrating 25 Years in Business by giving out t-shirts at this year’s F-16 TCG WWR. In … Continue reading “F-16 TCG WWR, InterConnect Wiring, and Soft Style T-Shirts”

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We are the sole licensee of Lockheed Martin for F-16 electrical products. Through this agreement, we have access to Lockheed Martin’s F-16 engineering data, tooling and configuration control information. We also have a Technical Services agreement with Sikorsky for all of their aircraft. This agreement allows us to obtain their engineering data needed to rewire helicopters that Sikorsky manufactures.

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