Insulator

September 2, 2009 - 11:25am

As part of its initiative to combat the problems associated with aging aircraft, the FAA has funded a suite of projects at the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) that includes self-healing wires, smart clamps and radio wire fault detectors. The goal of the project is to eliminate the time-consuming task of tracing wire faults.

July 29, 2009 - 10:50am

Self-healing wire technology, developed as part of an FAA initiative to combat the problems associated with aging aircraft, has been licensed to Ohio-based Pinnacle Systems–its first commercial licensee.

April 9, 2007 - 12:29pm

Seven industry trade groups are asking the FAA to delay by six months the effective date–currently September 2–of new flammability requirements for aircraft insulation. In a letter sent to the FAA last Wednesday, the groups claimed that they hadn’t been concerned with the new rule–adopted July 31, 2003–until the June 24 publication of an advisory circular intended to provide compliance guidelines.

September 29, 2006 - 10:09am

Seven industry trade groups are asking the FAA to delay by six months the effective date–currently September 2–of new flammability requirements for aircraft insulation. In a letter sent to the FAA last month the groups claimed that they hadn’t been concerned with the new rule– adopted July 31, 2003–until the publication on June 24 of an advisory circular intended to provide compliance guidelines.

 
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