Astronics Test Systems is introducing a new wire fault testing solution aimed at extending the life of aging aircraft. The company’s ATS-6100 WFT is a portable, handheld tablet that can be used to detect both existing and potential wire faults. According to Steve Fairbanks, senior director of marketing, products and instrumentation at Astronics, aircraft contain thousands of feet of wiring that are highly vulnerable to malfunctions due to a rugged environment. “The ATS-6100 WFT ...

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