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VLOG: Soldering a Wire to a Switch in an Aircraft Cockpit Lighting Panel

Posted by Steve Floyd on June 29, 2021

    Hello! My name is Steve Floyd, Shop Foreman at InterConnect Wiring. Today we’re going to be soldering a wire to a switch on an internal cockpit lighting panel. Wiring Harnesses – Aircraft Rewiring – Cockpit Panels – Console Wiring   Here we have our internal lighting panel. The first step in our process … Continue reading “VLOG: Soldering a Wire to a Switch in an Aircraft Cockpit Lighting Panel”

What is Connector Clocking and Why is it Important in Wiring Harness Design?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on June 15, 2021

It’s nice to get back into the public as we are closer to being on the other side of the COVID-19 pandemic. Just last Thursday I attended my first on-site conference since the December 2019 AIA Board of Governors with my friend Eric Fanning. At last week’s conference in Grapevine, I was asked, “Are you … Continue reading “What is Connector Clocking and Why is it Important in Wiring Harness Design?”

WHAT IS CROSSLINKED TEFZEL INSULATED WIRE AND SPEC 55 WIRE?

Posted by Colton Peel on May 18, 2021

Some of our blogs in the past have focused 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 737, 747,757, 767, and 777 as well as the Airbus A320, A330, A340 … Continue reading “WHAT IS CROSSLINKED TEFZEL INSULATED WIRE AND SPEC 55 WIRE?”

What Is An Insert Arrangement?

Posted by Eric Evans on April 20, 2021

Today we revisit one of our top blogs from 2016 that answers that curious question: what exactly is an insert arrangement? Let’s read more to find out! The highly advanced military aircraft of today that InterConnect Wiring supports, like the Lockheed Martin F-22 fighter and the Northrop Grumman B-2 bomber, contain a large amount of … Continue reading “What Is An Insert Arrangement?”

Fall Series: Why Are Wiring Harnesses Sometimes Called “Looms”?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on October 6, 2020

It’s Fall y’all! Even though we’re still social distancing, the excitement of Halloween and Pumpkin Spice is looming in the air. Speaking of looming, why are wiring harnesses sometimes called “looms”? Let’s find out!  When the president of InterConnect Wiring, John Ashour, asked me to write this blog, I had no idea what the answer … Continue reading “Fall Series: Why Are Wiring Harnesses Sometimes Called “Looms”?”

Spring Series: What Is a Wire Termination?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on June 16, 2020

We hope you are all staying safe and healthy out there, getting through COVID-19. InterConnect Wiring’s “Spring Blog Series” comes to an end today with, “What Is a Wire Termination?”  A wire termination is the work performed to the end of a wire that allows it to connect to a device (connector, switch, terminal, etc.). … Continue reading “Spring Series: What Is a Wire Termination?”

Spring Series: What Is A Cable Shield Termination?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on March 10, 2020

As we get closer to Spring and further into our Spring Blog Series, InterConnect Wiring would like to highlight the big question from one of our top blogs in 2019: what is a cable shield termination? In the commercial aerospace and defense industry, we find a high concentration of electrical wiring in a relatively small … Continue reading “Spring Series: What Is A Cable Shield Termination?”

What Does Fly By Wire Mean?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on January 14, 2020

Here at InterConnect Wiring, we obviously use wire…. a lot of wire; therefore, when I hear the term “fly by wire” I immediately conclude that InterConnect has more action to take to support FLY BY WIRE aircraft vs NON-FLY BY WIRE aircraft. But does it really mean that?  As a non-engineer (my degrees are in … Continue reading “What Does Fly By Wire Mean?”

TOP 5 REASONS TO REWIRE

Posted by Clare McGarrey on October 22, 2019

Does your aircraft have wiring issues? Are you wondering when you should rewire part or all of your aircraft? InterConnect Wiring has done multiple studies analyzing wire over the last 26 years. Below are the Top 5 Reasons to Rewire an aircraft.   TYPE OF WIRE INSULATION Many older aircraft have polyimide insulation.  A commonly … Continue reading “TOP 5 REASONS TO REWIRE”

Is There A Difference Between Defense and Commercial Aviation Wiring Harnesses?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on July 30, 2019

Yesterday I took my son to Lone Star Park to see some horseracing. He asked me if there was a difference between the gray horses and the brown horses besides color because his uncle told him that gray horses were terrible. I told him that horses are basically the same and that brown horses are … Continue reading “Is There A Difference Between Defense and Commercial Aviation Wiring Harnesses?”

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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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