C-130 Hercules Operators Conference (HOC) – October 14-17, Atlanta, GA
From October 14-17, Lockheed Martin will be hosting the 31st annual C-130 Hercules Operators Conference (HOC) in Atlanta, Georgia. This event offers attendees the chance to connect with over 80 industry exhibitors and will include briefings on C-130B-J, L-100, and LM-100J model aircraft. The HOC will have plenty of social events and valuable networking opportunities for Hercules and Orion owners and operators, service centers, and suppliers to share their professional insights regarding aircraft operations and maintenance. This year, Lockheed Martin is excited to also host the P-3 International Operators Support Conference (IOSC) for a combined event experience you won’t want to miss! You can learn more and register for the event here.
Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition (ADEX) – October 15-20, Seoul, South Korea
The Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition (ADEX) will take place October 15-20 in Seoul, South Korea. This exciting event attracts businesses and individuals from around the world, and it’s easy to see why! The Seoul ADEX includes everything you could want in an aerospace exhibition, including indoor and outdoor aircraft and military exhibits, flying displays and aerobatics, and many seminars and symposiums from leading aerospace and defense industry leaders. You can read more about the Seoul International ADEX and buy tickets here.
C-130 Technical Coordination Group (TCG) World Wide Review (WWR) –
October 21-25, Orlando, FL
I am looking forward to attending this year’s LUCKY C-130 Technical Coordination Group (TCG) World Wide Review (WWR). Why is it lucky this year? Because it’s celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the C-130 TCG World Wide Review, which is an annual event where Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers, supporting suppliers, TCG staff, and U.S. government organizations exchange technical knowledge for sustainment and improved technologies important to the worldwide operation of the C-130 aircraft. To learn more about the C-130 TCG World Wide Review click here.
AIA of Canada (AIAC) Canadian Aerospace Summit – November 12-13, Ottawa, Canada
The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) Canadian Aerospace Summit will take place November 12-13 in Ottawa, Canada. This event allows industry professionals and government officials to network and discuss the latest trends in the Canadian aerospace industry. Event organizers are expecting high attendance this year with more than 20 nations represented through international suppliers, manufacturers, and government leaders. Check out more information about the summit and register here.
F-15 Technical Coordination Program (TCP) World Wide Review (WWR) – November 4-7, Miramar Beach, FL
Come see me at the InterConnect Wiring booth at the upcoming F-15 Technical Coordination Program (TCP) World Wide Review (WWR) that will take place at Miramar Beach, Florida from November 4-7. This annual review is the only event in which the United States Air Force and all six Foreign Partners of the F-15 come together to meet with USAF representatives and discuss issues, improvements, and modifications to the F-15 platform. The countries that fly the great F-15 include the USAF, Israel, Japan, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and Qatar. Fun Fact: Four years ago, almost to the day, InterConnect Wiring successfully completed its large F-15 contract, supplying electrical wiring harnesses, circuit breaker panels, and A-Kits to the USAF to rewire over 70 Golden Fleet F-15 jets! We continue to support this amazing aircraft and proudly display at the F-15 TCP WWR each year. You can find out more about this year’s event here. To view the letter of recognition given to InterConnect Wiring by the F-15 SPO Colonel, click here.
Dubai Airshow – November 17-21, Dubai, UAE
The Dubai Airshow will take place in Dubai, UAE from November 17-21. This is another 4th Quarter Trade Show I am really looking forward to attending. This exciting event prides itself in bringing the international aerospace community together every two years, delivering an unrivaled gateway to both established and developing markets across the world. This year’s show is expected to be the largest one yet with more than 1300 exhibitors, 80,000 visitors, and 165 aircraft on display. Registration and other details about the show can be found here. You can find images of InterConnect’s photo album from the 2017 Dubai Airshow here.
Tri-Service Asian Defense & Security Exhibition – November 18-21, Bangkok, Thailand
The Tri-Service Asian Defense & Security Exhibition will take place November 18-21 in Bangkok, Thailand. Officially supported and coordinated by the Thailand Ministry of Defense, this biennial event has continued to see significant growth every year. Did you know that InterConnect Wiring proudly rewired two squadrons of F-16’s for the Royal Thai Air Force? You can register and find a detailed overview of the exhibition here. See images of InterConnect’s president, John Ashour, at the 2017 Tri-Service Asian Defense & Security Exhibition here.
AAAA Joseph P. Cribbins Aviation Product Symposium – November 20-21, Huntsville, AL
The AAAA Joseph P. Cribbins Aviation Product Symposium will take place November 20-21 in Huntsville, Alabama. Aviation professionals and military leaders will meet and discuss Army Aviation products and platforms, as well as listen to keynote speaking sessions and informative panels on Army solutions and projects. You can find more information and sign up to attend here.
AAAA North Texas Chapter Annual Christmas Party – December 5, Fort Worth, TX
And speaking of QUAD-A, we hope to see you on December 5TH for the AAAA North Texas Chapter annual Christmas Party held, as always, at the beautiful Fort Worth Petroleum Club. Attending this event helps support Army Aviation scholarships and reconnects you with Army Aviation friends. Click here to see images of last year’s AAAA NTC Christmas Party. They are so much fun!
AIA Fall Board of Governors & Membership Meeting, December 4-6, Los Angeles, CA
The final event of 2019 is the AIA Fall Board of Governors & Membership Meeting, to be held December 4-6 in Los Angeles, CA. The bi-annual Board of Governors, known affectionately as “The BOG” to members, brings together over 200 A&D industry leaders for a three-day event that includes presentations from high-level government officials, key industry experts, numerous networking activities and memorable keynote dinner speakers. The Fall BOG is open to full AIA members only. For any questions regarding membership, please contact Ben Stone, Vice President, Membership at firstname.lastname@example.org.
InterConnect Wiring hopes to see you at these final quarter events as we close out 2019!