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What are Filler Plugs and Dog Bones? Why Do We Use Them?

Posted by Malich Quijas on September 6, 2022

  Hi! My name is Malich Quijas, Training Manager for InterConnect Wiring where Connections Matter. Today we are going to be learning about Filler Plugs and why they are an important part of the F-16 Wiring Harnesses. Previously we had a VLOG where Steve taught you how to crimp a contact and how that was … Continue reading “What are Filler Plugs and Dog Bones? Why Do We Use Them?”

VLOG: How We Store & Preserve Our Wire

Posted by Malich Quijas on July 12, 2022

Hi. My name is Malich and I’m the Training Manager at InterConnect Wiring, where Connections Matter. Today we will be looking at our wire storage room and how they preserve all of our wire. Wiring Harnesses – Aircraft Rewiring – Cockpit Panels – Console Wiring HOW WE STORE AND PRESERVE OUR WIRE As a Wiring … Continue reading “VLOG: How We Store & Preserve Our Wire”

VLOG: How to Apply Anti-Tamper to a Wiring Harness

Posted by Malich Quijas on January 25, 2022

  Hi, my name is Malich Quijas. I’m the training manager at InterConnect Wiring, where Connections Matter. Today we’ll be looking at when, where, and why we apply Anti-Sabotage.   Wiring Harnesses – Aircraft Rewiring – Cockpit Panels – Console Wiring   Applying Anti-Sabotage   As a continuation of our previous video, on dress-out, this … Continue reading “VLOG: How to Apply Anti-Tamper to a Wiring Harness”

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?”

Does the FAA have an Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) Training Program?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on December 2, 2019

I will cut to the chase… yes, there is an Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) Training Program and it is called FAA Advisory Circular (AC) 120-94. While these guidelines are not mandatory, they are derived from extensive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and industry experience in determining compliance with the relevant regulations. Maintenance personnel need to … Continue reading “Does the FAA have an Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) Training Program?”

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”

What does EWIS mean?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on June 18, 2019

In the aviation industry, we sure LOVE using acronyms. It doesn’t matter if the aircraft is for military or commercial application, we LOVE our acronyms. Lately, I have noticed more and more references to the acronym EWIS. So, what does EWIS mean? EWIS is an acronym for Electrical Wiring InterConnect System or Electrical Wiring InterConnection … Continue reading “What does EWIS mean?”

What is an Original Design Approval Process?

Posted by Jeanie Peel on May 21, 2019

An original FAA design approval is a five-phase process in which an applicant applies for design approval of an aircraft. The end result, if approved, is a Type Certificate. The steps to approval are: Phase 1 – Design and Concept This is the fun part! This phase is initiated when the applicant begins design concept … Continue reading “What is an Original Design Approval Process?”

What Is A ‘Type’ Certificate?

Posted by Kristin Boyd on March 12, 2019

Those familiar with type certificates may find it interesting to know that the concept of type certificates was introduced by one of the UK’s first “Secretary of State for Air”, Winston Churchill. If this is the first you have heard of type certificates, then read on for more exciting details. So you may ask, what … Continue reading “What Is A ‘Type’ Certificate?”

Is Insulation Resistance Testing Important?

Posted by Clare McGarrey on February 26, 2019

  Do you know what that color coating on the outside of a wire is called? It is called insulation. And did you know that the day that wire is developed, the insulation of the wire starts to age and deteriorate? Unfortunately, it is true. Wire insulation is not like a fine wine; it does … Continue reading “Is Insulation Resistance Testing Important?”

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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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