What Is An Airworthiness Certificate?

Posted by Joe Marler on February 12, 2019

Let’s start off with a quiz. Please answer the following question: Is an Airworthiness Certificate: (A) like a Driver’s License, where it is an official document issued to a person authorized to fly an airplane (B) an official document issued to an aircraft If you answered (A), you would be wrong. Sorry. That’s called a … Continue reading “What Is An Airworthiness Certificate?”

4 Critical Items to Include When Designing Aircraft Modification Kits

Posted by Clare McGarrey on January 29, 2019

  Now that US Aerospace and Defense manufacturers are extending the life of more and more older aircraft, fixed-wing and helicopter modification kits are becoming more and more prevalent. In the last 26 years InterConnect Wiring has assembled thousands of aircraft modification kits (AKA mod kits, loose wiring assemblies, or LWA’s) for a wide variety … Continue reading “4 Critical Items to Include When Designing Aircraft Modification Kits”

What is Aircraft Registration?

Posted by Michael Janney on January 15, 2019

An aircraft registration is an alpha-numeric string marked prominently on the exterior surface of all civil aircraft. The aircraft registration code must also appear on the aircraft’s Certificate of Registration. Military aircraft use a slightly different version called a “Tail Number”. When we perform an aircraft rewire for a civil fixed or rotary wing aircraft, … Continue reading “What is Aircraft Registration?”

TOP 7 FIRST QUARTER 2019 AEROSPACE TRADESHOWS & CONFERENCES

Posted by Clare McGarrey on January 1, 2019

TOP 7 FIRST QUARTER 2019 AEROSPACE TRADESHOWS & CONFERENCES Happy New Year! InterConnect Wiring knows that 2019 is going to be a fantastic year in the aerospace and defense industry, therefore, we want to share with you first quarter trade shows we recommend. These are the Top 7 events that you won’t want to miss: … Continue reading “TOP 7 FIRST QUARTER 2019 AEROSPACE TRADESHOWS & CONFERENCES”

What is an N-Number?

Posted by Chris Vardy on December 18, 2018

When you look at the tail of a military or commercial airplane or helicopter, you always see a series of letters and/or numbers. Did you know that for civil aviation, those are called N-numbers? So, what is that? To put it simply, an N-number is an alphanumeric string appearing on the side of all American … Continue reading “What is an N-Number?”

Season’s Greetings From InterConnect Wiring!

Posted by Clare McGarrey on December 4, 2018

The holidays are here full of love and warmth and cheer! Family is important to us, and we hope you get to spend time with your loved ones this season. A special fun fact that happened on this day – December 4th in 1961 – the National Air and Space Museum received the Douglas C-54 … Continue reading “Season’s Greetings From InterConnect Wiring!”

C-130 Conferences: 4 Interesting Facts Learned + Bonus Photos

Posted by Clare McGarrey on November 26, 2018

C-130 Conferences: 4 Interesting Facts Learned + Bonus Photos The C-130 is a great workhorse cargo airplane, first introduced in 1957. It is not surprising that such a great aircraft warrants two separate major annual conferences. The first conference, the C-130 Hercules Operators Conference (HOC), always hosted by Lockheed Martin, was October 15th – 18th. … Continue reading “C-130 Conferences: 4 Interesting Facts Learned + Bonus Photos”

What Does the FAA Do and When Was it Started?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on November 6, 2018

What does the FAA do and when was it started? Don’t you love to learn new things? I know I do. Did you know that the modern age of powered flight began in 1903 when Orville and Wilber Wright made the first sustained, powered flight on December 17 in a plane they built? Do you … Continue reading “What Does the FAA Do and When Was it Started?”

InterConnect Wiring Expands Offerings to Include Commercial Aviation Electrical Wiring Products and Services

Posted by Clare McGarrey on October 22, 2018

Having lead the industry in support of defense platforms for over a quarter century, InterConnect is now offering harnesses, cockpit panels, circuit breaker panels, black boxes, and rewire programs for the commercial aerospace industry. We are taking the same passion and processes that have been used for military jets, cargo airplanes, and helicopters, and applying … Continue reading “InterConnect Wiring Expands Offerings to Include Commercial Aviation Electrical Wiring Products and Services”

F-16 TCG WWR Post-Show Wrap Up – 3 Briefs You Do Not Want to Miss

Posted by Clare McGarrey on October 9, 2018

Last month I was, once again, privileged to meet with many of you in Ogden, Utah, at the F-16 Technical Coordination Group (TCG) World Wide Review (WWR). Besides the international Farnborough and Paris Air Shows, I cannot think of any busier show for InterConnect Wiring. This is not only one of our busiest conferences we … Continue reading “F-16 TCG WWR Post-Show Wrap Up – 3 Briefs You Do Not Want to Miss”