Henry Canaday

Henry Canaday
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Metrics To Consider Before Negotiating A Flight-Hour Component Agreement
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.
Interfaces Could Be The Key To MRO Data Exchange, Not Standardized Data
Benefits abound for the digitization of data and automation of data-sharing practices, but implementing such strategies comes at a cost.
Uniform Leasing Regulations, Documentation Would Save Millions
Airlines could reduce end-of-least costs by harmonizing and digitizing documentation
Techniques Identify No Fault Found Avionics Components
No Fault Found components can be hard to troubleshoot, but new procedures are helping
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May 18, 2015
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Fire In the Cabin 2

While installing a fireplace in a cabin clearly would be a bad idea, Lufthansa Technik develops a technology that uses illuminated water mist with an image of burning wood to create a fireplace for VIP aircraft....More
May 15, 2015
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Cardington: Britain’s Airship Heritage 2

Construction of Cardington’s Number 1 shed, currently housing the HAV project, began in 1916 when Construction of Cardington’s No. 1 shed, currently housing the HAV project, began in 1916 when Short Brothers was awarded an Admiralty contract for the development of dirigible airships....More
May 11, 2015
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NavWeek: China Coastal Catch 8

China last year accelerated its plans to “reclaim” areas like the Spratly Islands, and the Asian giant is banking on its coast guard to protect its disputed maritime stakes in the region, according to the Pentagon....More
May 10, 2015
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Ethiopian Airlines Takes Delivery Of Newest 737-800

Ethiopian Airlines' fleet renewal and growth continued this week with the delivery of a new Boeing 737-800 from Seattle. Routing through Washington-Dulles and then Dublin, Ireland, the latest 737NG is Ethiopian's 16th. Since 2010, the East African carrier has taken delivery of 25 Boeing 737/777/787s as well as 13 Bombardier DHC8-Q400 regional turbo aircraft. One of the fastest-growing and most modern of African airlines, Ethiopian also has a burgeoning MRO business....More
May 7, 2015
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Vantage Searches For An Advantage 3

It's easy to see why the composite machine turns heads; it sits high on a fighter-jet type landing gear, has a spaceship-like cockpit and those forward-swept wings, which beyond looking awesome, allow for a larger cabin as the main structure for the wings can be behind the seating area....More

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