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Avionics Standards . . . ARINC

Aeronautical Radio, Incorporated is more notably recognized as ARINC. ARINC sets the standards for production and manufacturing of avionics, cabin systems, protocols, and interfaces used by more than 10,000 air transport and business aircraft worldwide. The aviation industry activities organized by ARINC, cooperatively establish consensus-based, voluntary aviation technical standards that no one organization could develop …continue->

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CMM Inspection

MSP Aviation offers reverse engineering capabilities through our CMM inspection. Our Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) measures the physical geometrical characteristics of your part either by manual controls or it may through computer operation. Measurements are defined by the probe attached to a third moving axis. CMM probes are typically mechanical, optical, laser, or white light. …continue->

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Aviation News – April

Delta strikes agreement with Washington Nationals Delta is stepping up to the plate in Washington with a new five-year sponsorship agreement to be the Official Airline and Official Private Jet Carrier of the Washington Nationals. “As a proud supporter of America’s pastime, Delta is excited to welcome the Washington Nationals to the roster of MLB …continue->

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What are Avionics?

The merging of the words aviation and electronics, Avionics are all of the electronic devices and systems which perform individualized functions, used on any aircraft. Modern avionics is a substantial portion of military aircraft spending, accounting for anywhere between 20-60% of the total cost of an individual aircraft. As technology continues to improve, so does …continue->

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Aviation News

EAA teams with Soaring Society of America to boost participation in aviation EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and Soaring Society of America (SSA) have signed a memorandum of understanding that expands the organizations’ joint efforts to bring the possibilities of flight to more people. The agreement also includes initiatives ranging …continue->

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Condor: The World’s First Leisure Airline Turns 60 Years Old

This month marks the 60th anniversary of the first Condor Flight, which departed from Frankfurt, Germany on March 29, 1956, heading to Jerusalem. Since 1956, the Condor has been flying its over 7 million customers to 75 different the worldwide destinations. In its 60 year history, the Condor has recorded nearly 220 million customers. Throughout …continue->

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Employee Spotlight: Destiny McFarland

Destiny McFarland has held her position as Production Control Manager at MSP for over four years. She began employment with MSP through a recruiting firm on July 4, 2011. She takes on a wide range of roles within the company. Her position requires her to be a Customer Quality Coordinator, Production Control Manager and also …continue->

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Drone technology and the FAA

Drones have been serving a multitude of purposes, including bridge inspections, delivery of medicine to remote areas, agriculture crop oversight, storm identification, 3D imaging, package delivery, and much more; but, as the popularity of drones ascends, so do questions about the high flying devices. What do all of these drones do? Is their activity legal? …continue->

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MSP & Mastercam™ Technology

MSP Aviation is more than the most trusted name in manufactured avionic parts; we offer a full range of manufacturing services for an array of local and national industry. MSP Aviation contains an arsenal of multi-axis CNC Mills and Lathes. Utilizing Mastercam™ technology and lean manufacturing principals, MSP has an excellent reputation for producing top …continue->

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Cold Forming Process

The metal manufacturing world has advanced significantly from the days of single forging! Today, the cold forming process, or cold heading, can accurately produce very complex parts at rapid speeds. Cold Forming capitalizes on both mechanically and hydraulically operated vertical presses, which are fed either manually or automatically. The process uses both punches and dies …continue->

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