Auxiliary power units (APUs) are specialized devices installed in vehicles to provide energy for various functions. Found in large aircraft, naval ships, and large land vehicles, APUs allow them to operate autonomously without the need for GSE such as ground power units, external air-conditioning units, or high-pressure air start carts. That being said, this blog will cover APUs, how they work, and their importance. Read more >>
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In the aviation industry, many businesses or companies utilize backshells. This part is considered an accessory to the circular connector and is actually part of the same part type family. A circular connector is designed to possess multiple interconnects with cylindrical contact housings. The connector is also designed for circular contact interface geometries. Many companies within the aviation industry prefer to use backshell connectors due to their ease of engagement and disengagement as well as their ability to house different types of contacts. Backshell connector accessories are able to store multiple connectors due to its wide range design, which allows contact voltages and currents. Backshells are designed to use pins on receptacle and ramp...
Sell GmbH has been developing and producing galleys and galley inserts for airlines since it was founded in 1987. This company is based in Herborn, Germany and is now operating under Zodiac Aerospace SA. Sell GmbH is known for its high reliability, which matches its ability to respond to new market conditions and challenges. Zodiac Aerospace was founded in 1896 as Societe Mallet, Melandri et de Pitray but then soon changed their name to Zodiac in 1909 and then again changed it to its current name with a whole new logo and identity in 2007. They began as a company that constructed airplanes and hot-air balloons and soon after built up an army of acquired companies which included the recent acquisition of Sell GmbH in 2010. Zodiac is now a world le...
A plate nut, also known as a nut plate, is a stamped sheet metal nut that is riveted to a work piece. They have a long tube that is internally threaded and a plate with two clearance holes for rivets. They were originally developed for the aerospace industry, Aerospace Nut Plates include: anchor nut plates, fixed nut plates, floating nut plates, high strength nut plates, self-locking nut plates, Anchor nuts plates are especially useful in blind locations, or where an attached nut must be removed frequently for inspection purposes or it facilitates maintenance. The nut mounting lugs may be riveted, welded or screwed to the structure. Anchor nut plates are self-wrenching and assure positive positioning of the bolt. Fixed nuts are designed for blind mounted applications where it is impractical to use hex nuts or where it is desirable to have an attached nut for ease of maintenance. Floating nu...
AD Aerospace in considered the best in the industry at improving safety and security of aircrafts by using video systems. Well known manufacturers in the aviation industry like Boeing and Eurocopter have given their approvals for AD Aerospace products. The main headquarters of AD Aerospace is located in Manchester, United Kingdom and has support offices located all over the world. Some locations include Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Mexico City, Seattle, Atlanta and Miami. Read more >>
About Insulators and Its Product Range: An electrical insulator is a material whose internal electric charges do not flow freely, and therefore does not conduct an electric current under the influence of an electric field. A perfect insulator does not exist, but some materials such as glass, paper and Teflon, which have high resistivity, are very good electrical insulators. A much larger class of materials, even though they may have lower bulk resistivity, are still good enough to insulate electrical wiring and cables. Insulators are used in electrical equipment to support and separate electrical conductors without allowing current through themselves. Read more >>
Viking Air Ltd is an aircraft manufacturer based in British Columbia, Canada that was founded back in 1973. The current CEO is David Curtis and the company employs 575 people. The company specializes in producing versions of the DHC-6 Twin Otter, versions of the DHC-2 Beaver, and spare parts for DE Havilland aircraft as well as for Bell Helicopter. After acquiring rights to develop and manufacture parts for the DHC-2 Beaver and the DHC-3 Otter aircraft, they subsequently purchased the parts and services business from Bombardier. The following models were all purchased from Bombardier: DHC-1 Chipmunk, DHC-2 Beaver, DHC-3 Otter, DHC-4 Caribou, DHC-5 Buffalo, DHC-6 Twin Otter, and the DHC-7 Dash 7. Read more >>
Flight instruments are the instruments in the cockpit of an aircraft that provide the pilot with information about the flight situation of that aircraft, such as altitude, speed and direction. The flight instruments are of particular use in conditions of poor visibility, such as in clouds, when such information is not available from visual reference outside the aircraft. Read more >>
Thales Group is a French multinational company that designs and builds electrical systems and provides services for the aerospace, defense, transportation, and security markets. The company currently employs 65,000 people in 56 locally based country operations. Thales is headquartered in Neuilly-sur-Seine and its stock is listed on the Euro next Paris. The original name of the company was Compagnie Francaise Thomson-Houston, but was changed in December 2000. The company focuses on providing the tools and technologies customer’s need to gather, process and distribute information, helping customers understand complex situations. Read more >>
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