New Repair Procedure for ERJ 140/145 Nose Landing Gear Wiring Harness

DER Procedure for ERJ 140/145 Nose Landing Gear Wiring Harness Conduit Assemblies P/N 254861-XXX CIA&D Repair Procedure: CI-774-051   CIA&D has received FAA approval for the repair of the Goodrich Nose Landing Gear Wiring Harness Conduit Assemblies. This offering gives carriers and MROs an alternative to having to buy new replacement units. The completion of [...]

2020-11-23T13:39:57-06:00November 23rd, 2020|Capabilities, News, Products|

Why Outsource Wiring Harness Repairs

What are the Advantages of Outsourcing Wiring Harness Repairs? Many of today’s airlines and MROs are very capable and have the necessary skills to manage their electrical wire harness repairs in house. So why should an organization consider outsourcing? Simply put, partnering with a reliable repair center can offer big advantages.  Finding the right ally [...]

2019-09-17T14:52:34-05:00September 17th, 2019|Capabilities, News, Products|

Increased Protective Braiding Capabilities

CIA&D has expanded their protective braiding capabilities as part of their airframe and engine wiring harness manufacturing. UPDATE – August 2019: Following the original release of this article in April 2019, CIA&D has since expanded their braiding capabilities even further. With the addition of two more new New England Butts 24 and 32 carrier units, [...]

2019-11-18T15:11:36-06:00August 20th, 2019|Capabilities, News, Products|

Electrical Wire Harness Construction – Part 2

Closed Bundle and Overmold Electrical Harness Configurations. This article is a continuation of our wire harness construction series. As a follow up to our previous article on Wire Harness Construction and Open Bundle Configurations (Click here to read Part 1), the following will discuss the characteristics of the closed bundle and overmolded harness designs. Closed Bundle [...]

2019-06-27T10:09:16-05:00October 23rd, 2018|Capabilities, News, Products|

Electrical Wire Harness Construction – Part 1

Introduction to Aircraft Harness Construction and Open Bundle Configurations. Electrical wiring harnesses are an integral part of today's’ aircraft. Used for signal, power and communication interconnects, harnesses can be found on gas turbine engines, nacelles, and airframe fuselages. With modern airliners relying on fly-by-wire technologies, the harnesses connecting the aircraft’s flight components are critical. As [...]

2019-01-28T09:31:54-06:00October 17th, 2018|News, Products|

Electrical Cables, Wiring Looms, and Wiring Harnesses for Aircraft

Electrical cables, looms, and wiring harnesses – you hear these terms in the aircraft and aerospace industry, but what are they? What are the differences? Essentially, the only difference is in nomenclature. An electrical wiring harness, also known as a wire harness, cable harness, cable assembly, wiring assembly or wiring loom, is an assembly of [...]

2019-08-15T13:10:14-05:00May 30th, 2018|Capabilities, News, Products|