Boeing creating predictive maintenance for Chinook

By Ethan Sterenfeld / April 6, 2022 at 12:36 PM
NASHVILLE, TN -- Boeing is introducing algorithm-based predictive maintenance that could reduce sustainment costs on CH-47 Chinook helicopters, a company official said April 4 at the Army Aviation Association of America's annual conference. "Instead of having an engineer sit and draw, 'Hey, we're going to replace this part at 500 hours, regardless,' if we get the information -- is there a spike in temperature or vibration or pressure, something like that -- can we extend the life of that component?"...

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