Henry Canaday

Henry Canaday
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Better Inspections Will Mean Lighter, More Fuel-Efficient Aircraft
CSEM’s Evita project developing technology to improve inspections for carbon-fiber airframe and engine structures.
How Soon Will Faster Inflight Connections Come?  2
. . . and what data issues should airlines be aware of?
Mid-Life Aircraft Seen Differently Given Fuel Prices, Passenger Demand 
Lower fuel prices and growing airline traffic mean fewer aircraft retirements and tear-downs, but prices for used parts are generally likely to remain stable
Metrics To Consider Before Negotiating A Flight-Hour Component Agreement 2
Negotiating a favorable flight-hour component deal requires paying close attention to multiple variables and metrics.
Boeing 737-800 Delivering on Low-Cost Scheduled Maintenance
Shorter and less frequent hangar visits help make the 737-800 popular with airlines.
Mexican MRO Expanding With Domestic And Foreign Investment  1
MRO providers in Mexico expanding, as commercial airline growth creates new opportunities for investment in maintenance activities
Next-Gen Aircraft: Yanking The MRO Supply Chain 
Intracompany integration is key to garnering next-gen aircraft MRO work, say many industry watchers.
Alternative Data Transmission Means For Airlines
Connecting aircraft in flight with the ground in a truly robust fashion enables massive amounts of data to reach the ground in time to improve operations and assist timely maintenance decisions; for instance, by pre-positioning skilled mechanics, materials and tools at the gate before landing.
PW4000 Engine Overhauls Will Generate $9 Billion 2015-19 
MRO market for the Pratt & Whitney PW4000, which is both competitive and lucrative, will involve over 2,700 shop visits during 2015-19.
Africa Opening To Outsiders For Aftermarket Services 
Although airline growth in Africa creates opportunities for MRO providers, logistics, training and other obstacles remain.
Major Maintenance Due For Airbus A380s 1
Airbus’s announcement it will release new variants, FAA’s focus on the large widebody, and airlines’ call for modifications are shaping 2015 into the year of the A380.
Ways To Better Plan Component Needs for AOGs
New software suites offer improved parts-management capabilities that should help airlines to better regulate AOG costs.
Latin American Airline Growth Strong, MRO Support Fragmented
Diverse customs and regulatory procedures, small fleet sizes create challenges for Latin American MRO providers, despite steady growth of local carriers.
How Airlines Are Increasingly Maximizing Yields  1
Carriers are refining how they mine data to track customer-specific preferences in an effort to boost the bottom line.
A320 C Checks Pick Up Pace In 2015 
A320 retrofits will be a boon for industry as buyers and lessors work toward meeting AD requirements.
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