Paul Seidenman

Paul Seidenman
Articles
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.
Effects Of Next-Generation Aircraft On MRO Prospects 4
As new-generation aircraft enter airline fleets, MRO providers will face challenges, including working with new materials and competition from OEMs.
High-Memory RFID Delivering Results, But ERP Backbone Needed First
Installation of high-memory RFID tags in all aircraft parts could make maintenance simpler and more efficient, but some obstacles remain to be addressed.
Aligning Shop Capacity With Seasonal MRO Demand  1
Carefully targeted marketing and strategic planning can ensure that MROs make the most of seasonal down time.
Using Geography To Maximize Seasonal Shifts 
Canadian-based MRO taps into South American market to pick up the slack during its slow season.
MROs May, Or May Not, Reap Low Fuel-Cost Dividends
Although lower fuel costs may generate more MRO work as older aircraft get a new lease on life, the impact and duration of that trend is hard to predict.
Ways MROs Address Composite Material Challenges 
Efficient management of composite repairs forces MRO providers to focus on advance planning and evaluating alternatives
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