Henry Canaday

Henry Canaday
Articles
A380 Sees Major Maintenance Coming Due 
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.
Africa Opening To Outsiders For Aftermarket Services 
Although airline growth in Africa creates opportunities for MRO providers, logistics, training and other obstacles remain.
Ways To Better Plan Component Needs fo 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
IATA’s NDC Initiative Slowly Being Introduced In Airline Sales 
Airlines eye tailoring offers to individual passengers via IATA-driven new distribution capability
Lion Group Taps CFM For CFM56 Support 

Lion Group and CFM signed a material support agreement for the airline’s CFM engines and a consultancy agreement to support Lion Air’s planned engine maintenance and overhaul center in Indonesia. The agreement will cover nearly 1,000 CFM engines in service or on order and includes repair and replacement of life-limited and non-life-limited parts. It also provides Lion Air with technical data for component repairs and engine overhaul to assist its MRO operation.

Airlines Investing In MRO IT, But Carefully 4
Airlines seeking new IT solutions for document management, e-signatures, maintenance planning and e-enabled aircraft
What Companies Do To Forecast Parts Demand 
How to get the right parts at the right time to the right place
Independent Parts Distributors Getting Squeezed 

The aircraft parts aftermarket continues to transform itself as pure parts distributors feel increased pressure from the new asset-management model and some traders broaden their offers.

U.S. Regional Airlines Face New Obstacle Course 
U.S. regional airlines have to adapt to new market realities
 
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Jan 30, 2015
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Jan 30, 2015
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Jan 29, 2015
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Supersonic Scoop (1947) 1

Aviation Week scored one of the biggest aerospace scoops of the 20th century when on December 22, 1947, it revealed that the fabled sound barrier had been broken by U.S. Air Force Capt. Charles ‘Chuck’ Yeager in the Bell XS-1....More
Jan 26, 2015
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Jan 26, 2015
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Jan 23, 2015
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Jan 22, 2015
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Six years into his presidency, President Barack Obama is planning to finally submit his budget request to Congress on time—meaning the week of Feb. 2 this year....More
Jan 21, 2015
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"We know so much about the solar system and yet so little about dwarf planet Ceres," said Marc Rayman, Dawn's mission manager. "Now, Dawn is ready to change that."...More

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