Henry Canaday

Henry Canaday
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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.
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.
Additive Manufacturing Goes To Russia

Additive-manufacturing (AM) specialist SLM Solutions is using its branch office in Moscow to tap aerospace and other AM markets in the troubled but resource-rich Russian market.

User Conference Helps MRO Software Users, Vendors Align Needs
User conferences like the one Ultramain Systems recently held in New Mexico, help keep client software users and their own coders on the same page.
Could IBM’s Watson Be A Cockpit Mentor?
Watson goes beyond being a “Jeopardy” game show star to helping pilots tackle maintenance problems from the cockpit.
MTI Buys Into U.S. Market
Purchasing California-based smart materials company Rolith Inc., could help Canada's MTI develop large-scale optical metamaterial products for aerospace.
What’s Next In Additive Manufacturing?

Now that all the major engine manufacturers are using additive manufacturing (AM) to print metal parts for their newest engines, what’s next?

 

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