Henry Canaday

Henry
Canaday

Henry Canaday has been a business and aviation journalist for 15 years, with recent emphasis on aviation maintenance and airline information technology. Prior to that, he spent 20 years as an energy economist with both Federal agencies and the private sector.

Articles
Wi-Fi Flux 
Broadband access to the Internet in the airline passenger cabin is spreading rapidly. Many passengers want it and are willing to pay for it. Technology enables it at lower costs and with higher quality. Airlines want to please passengers and make money, either directly by charging for Internet access, or indirectly by filling more seats or receiving higher fares.
MRO Digest News Briefs Jan. 27, 2016 
News Briefs from the Jan. 27, 2016 edition of MRO Digest
MRO Digest News Briefs Jan. 20, 2016 
News Briefs from the Jan. 20, 2016 issue of MRO Digest
MRO Digest News Briefs Jan. 6, 2016 
News Briefs from the Jan. 6, 2016 issue of MRO Digest
AAR gains revenue, profit slips 
AAR reported second-quarter fiscal year 2016 consolidated sales of $423.8 million and income from continuing operations of $10.4 million.
News Briefs Dec. 16, 2015 
News Briefs from the Dec. 16, 2015 issue of MRO Digest
Indonesia Checks A320 Rudders in Wake of AirAsia Crash  1
Indonesia’s Transport Ministry has begun checks on Airbus A320s operated by the country’s airlines after a crash investigation of AirAsia flight QZ8501 discovered potential issues with the aircraft’s rudder travel limiter units.
MRO Digest News Briefs Dec. 9, 2015 
News Briefs from the Dec. 9, 2015 issue of MRO Digest
Lufthansa Technik preps for A350 
Lufthansa Technik is stepping up its capacities to support the Airbus A350 by expanding a highly modern warehouse for spare parts in Munich.
MRO Digest News Briefs Dec. 2, 2015 
News Briefs from the Dec. 2, 2015 issue of MRO Digest
Rolls-Royce Modifies Trent Support Network 
Rolls-Royce has announced changes to three approved maintenance center joint ventures, simplifying the structure of two and introducing a more competitive business model.
Weather Matters

Real-time weather services in easy-to-understand graphical format are coming to pilots’ electronic flight bags (EFBs). Some services will work, to a limited degree, with traditional VHF radio communication, like aircraft communications addressing and reporting system (ACARS).

MRO Digest News Briefs Nov. 25, 2015 
News Briefs from the Nov. 25, 2015 issue of MRO Digest
UTC, Revima Group Partner for Emirates Landing Gear 
UTC Aerospace Systems and Revima Group entered into a long-term agreement to provide MRO services for landing gear on Boeing 777-300ERs operated by Emirates Airline.
MRO Digest News Briefs Nov. 18, 2015 
News Briefs from the Nov. 18, 2015 issue of MRO Digest
Blogs & Commentary
Aug 30, 2016
blog

Hitting the panic button at US airports

Two major US airports have seen substantial disruption and panicked crowds in August and in both incidents, it was a false alarm. Airports now have to be prepared not only for real threats, but also perceived dangers; and the latter kind may be harder to solve....More
Aug 26, 2016
blog

Latest example of aviation security gaps: Truck rams Southwest 737

Keeping bad actors off of aircraft is only part of the aviation security equation....More
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