Henry Canaday

Henry Canaday
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Capturing different data formats from aircraft
How Rolls-Royce Uses SITAOnAir To Make Big Data Practical For Airlines
Transmitting, collecting and processing data as efficiently as possible is critical to leveraging Big Data in aviation.
WeChat interface to IRS applications
How IFS Leverages WeChat Mobile App To Ease Engineering Approvals
“Engineers use these applications in their everyday lives, so it makes sense to exploit them in the work environment.”
Additive Prospects Growing In Aftermarkets
Repairs to large titanium parts expected to drive demand for additive systems.
Hexcel Acting To Meet Increased Honeycomb Demand
Economic appeal of lighter aircraft such as the Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 expands the demand for structural core materials.
The Story Behind Testing Safety Equipment  3
Aircraft safety equipment undergoes strenuous tests, including activating evacuation slides in heavy wind.
Getting Ready To Connect China
With high volumes of demand, Chinese aircraft operators have begun equipping their aircraft with in-flight connectivity.
UTAS Takes Aircraft Pulses Flexibly, Economically
Pulse’s rugged design makes it easy to install in most locations on any aircraft, and it is formulated for high reliability and maintainability.
PTC Assists Maintenance From Very Start
PTC continues to be a leading provider of product lifecycle management and is adding technician training to its wheelhouse.
Spirit Gets 787 Redundancy, Room For Growth With New Autoclave

Spirit AeroSystems is installing one of the world’s largest autoclaves at its Wichita, Kansas facility to support increasing composite production and boost its total composite capacity. The new equipment is 30 ft. in diameter and 120 ft. long. It has an internal volume of more than 78,000 ft.3 and is just one of Spirit’s 40 autoclaves.

How Airlines, Suppliers Are Cutting MRO Costs 
How Southwest Airlines and Air New Zealand are using data and technologies to cut aftermarket costs
Significant Wi-Fi Retrofit Choices For Carriers 3
For many new aircraft, it’s a no-brainer to install Wi-Fi connectivity, even if hard choices may have to be made among systems and providers.
Software Giant To Support 3-D Part Printing
SAP can connect the purchasing and processing departments of 3-D buyers and sellers, as well as helping to define the products needed, eliminating the need for costly manual processes.
AIM Speeds Up Composite Production With Custom Belotti 5-Axis Machine

U.K.-based AIM Altitude is establishing a “center of excellence” for 5-axis machining of composites in Waterbeach, England.

Predix Growing Capabilities, Customers, Prediction Accuracy
GE has added a flight-phase analyzer and a network-ops app to its Predix platform for collecting and analyzing data.
EOS Opens Austin Facility, Seeks 3D Efficiency Over Size 
Additive Manufacturing specialist EOS recently opened a facility near Austin, Texas, to serve North American customers with an innovations laboratory, a showroom of AM systems and to help bring new ideas to market.
 

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