Paul Seidenman

Paul Seidenman
Articles
High-Performance Oils Increasingly Favored For Helicopters
Turboshaft engine manufacturers are moving toward high-performance-capable/high-thermal-stability lubricating oils, spurred by the intense demands of many helicopter missions.
Regional Airlines And Aftermarket In Transition 
How are MROs adjusting to introduction of new regional aircraft with longer maintenance intervals while some carriers extend the life of older aircraft?
Considerations For Parts Planning And Provisioning 
Parts commonality among fleets is anything but common, so how do airlines manage this problem?
Lube Oils, Hydraulic Fluids Meet More Challenging Environments 3
Over the next 20-30 years, when engines will burn at core temperatures of as much as 100 to 200F above what they are today.
HPC Engine Oils Proving Their Value Proposition
High-performance capable oils can cut maintenance costs by reducing coking and component failure.
OEMs In Aftermarket: Good, Bad and Ugly 
As OEMS increase aftermarket penetration, stand-alone MRO providers must devise new strategies and customized service approaches to remain competitive.
Certifying Cabin Upgrades Gets More Complicated  4
Learn how suppliers test seats and wireless transmissions on various frequencies and signal strengths to make sure interior Wi-Fi systems will work.
Airline Cabin Mods Deliver For Passengers 
From better inflight entertainment to consistently branded cabins, interior modifications focus on the passenger experience.
MROs Need To Invest In Repairs For Advanced Aircraft
With a rapid ramp-up of new aircraft using new materials, MRO providers need to increase R&D to develop repairs.
Will Airlines Face More Seat Supplier Problems? 
Three seat manufacturers supply the majority of airline seats. Will certification problems and big backlogs open opportunities for new seat manufacturers with engineering capabilities?
Next-Gen Jets Driving New Repair Technology Trends
With a rapid ramp-up to new platforms and new materials, MROs need to increase R&D and find new ways to make repairs.
Composite Structural Repairs At Field Level Evolve 8
Airframes with higher composite content need aircraft-on-ground solutions.
Portable Clean Rooms For Composite Repairs
Even a hangar may not provide a sufficiently contamination-free environment needed for certain types of repairs, but sealed-off portable, inflatable shelters can provided the needed conditions.
Independent MROs Must Adapt To Survive 
Independent MROs need new strategies to survive as next-generation, high-tech aircraft come into service.
JetBlue Adopts iPads For Line Maintenance  2
After evaluating multiple tablet devices for maintenance functions, JetBlue selects the Apple iPad and is already seeing improved efficiency.
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