Presentations

Hilton Long Beach
Long Beach, California


September 16-19, 2019

2019 A4A/NDT Forum presentations
now available and can be
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Presentations

8:30-15:00

SAE AMS K Meeting – Nondestructive Methods and Processes Committee

From 11:00

REGISTRATION

15:00

NDT Network Meeting

18:00

EXHIBIT HALL OPENS

18:00-20:00

A4A WELCOME RECEPTION IN EXHIBIT HALL

From 7:00

REGISTRATION

7:00

Techna NDT Breakfast

7:00

Exhibit Hall Opens

8:00

2019 NDT Forum Opening Session: Dorsey Perkins, A4A NDT Network Chair, Southwest Airlines

8:15

Welcome Keynote – Mark Rodu – Director – Liaison Engineering – American Airlines –

9:00

Applying Dent-Mapping Efficiencies to New Aircraft Induction at Allegiant – Neal Sleppy – Allegiant Airlines

9:30

Instructions for Continued Airworthiness, Roles and Responsibilities – Rusty Jones – Rusty Jones Aviation Consultant LLC

10:00

JetBlue Refreshment Break

10:45

Lifetime Forum Award Presentation – Alex Melton, Delta Airlines

11:00

NTM51-10-32 / ANDT51-94-23: New General Chapter for UT Inspection of Metallic Structures – Alfredo Rodriguez Alvarez – Airbus

11:30

NTM innovations on airnavX / airnaveo – Stephen Brandt – Airbus

12:00

United Air Lines and A4A Lunch

13:00

Dessert and Coffee

13:30

NTM 51-10-01 / ANDT 51-96-50 – Roto-Test Inspection Improvements – John Talbot – Airbus

14:00

Benefits and Uses of HD 3D Modeling – Charles Janecka, Olympus

14:30

Product Technology Showcase – Secu-Chek – Marc Breit

14:45

Automatic Surface Damage Inspection Using 3D Scanner – Mark Maizonnasse – Creaform

15:15

InterTest Refreshment Break

15:45

Product Technology Showcase – Zetec – Jesse Herrin

16:00

Current findings of NDI facilities Air Carrier and Certified Repair Station – Ken Working – FAA

16:30

Eddy Current Array for Rivet Hole Inspection: Pairing Speed, Efficiency and Reliability – Alain Haddad – Eddyfi Technologies

18:00

HOSPITALITY SUITES OPEN – Room List Available at Registration Desk

From 7:00

REGISTRATION

7:00

American Airlines Breakfast

7:00

Exhibit Hall Opens

8:00

2019 NDT FORUM DAY TWO OPENS Dorsey Perkins, A4A NDT Network Chair, Southwest Airlines

8:05

Welcome

8:10

17th Annual A4A/SAE NDT Innovation Award Presentation – Robert Ireland – A4A, Dorsey Perkins, Southwest Airlines

8:45

Eddy Current Array In Lieu of PT and MT for Aerospace Inspection – Jesse Herrin – Zetec

9:15

Product Technology Showcase – ETher NDE – John Hansen

9:30

Moving SHM into Routine Use – Progress in CVM Applications – John Linn – Structural Monitoring Systems

10:00

Product Technology Showcase – UniWest – Henry Cook

10:15

FedEx Express Refreshment Break

11:00

SHM-Damage Monitoring – Eddy Current Solution – Marie-Anne De Smet – Airbus

11:30

FAA SHM Research Program – Paul Swindell – FAA

12:00

Southwest Airlines and A4A Lunch

13:00

Dessert and Coffee

13:30

Magnetic Particle Inspection of Low-Pressure Turbine Shafts – Christian Kalbfell – Lufthansa Technik

14:00

Innovation in Thickness Measurement for Aircrafts – Bernardo Ordonez – Testia

14:30

Product Technology Showcase – Eddyfi Technologies – William Betz

14:45

Refreshment Break

15:30

Bond Testing MIA Method – James Bittner – Olympus

16:00

Comparison of Near and Far-Field Thermography for On- Aircraft NDI – Dr. Steven Shepard – ThermalWave

16:30

SAE Committee K Update – Bob Siegel – Committee K Chairman

18:00

Hospitality Suites Open – Room List Available at Registration Desk

From 7:00

REGISTRATION

7:00

A4A Breakfast

8:00

2019 NDT FORUM DAY THREE NDT Network Chair’s Report Dorsey Perkins – Southwest Airlines

8:15

Standardization, Influences, Possibilities and Risks of UV LED Technology to Fluorescent Magnetic Particle (MPI) and Penetrant Inspection (FPI) – Marc Breit – Secu-Chek

8:45

Flat Coil / Split Coil Magnetic Particle Inspection of Turbine Components – Bryan Lancon – Standard Aero

9:15

Small Indication Analysis in Airframes and Powerplants – Benefits of NDT Using Highest Definition Remote Visual Inspection – Paul Thompson – General Electric

9:45

Boeing Presentation – Walt Jarecki – Boeing

10:15

Refreshment Break

11:00

Demonstrating Detection Capability in the Context of Airframe SHM – Damage Monitoring: The Airbus Approach – Marie Anne De Smet – Airbus

11:00

A4A “Roll Call” – Group Discussion of Airline “Hot Issues” Moderated by Dorsey Perkins, Southwest Airlines

12:00

Boxed Lunch -Queen Mary – Self-guided Tour – Use Forum Name Badge as entry pass

Additional Information

ASNT Certification

Recertification points are required to apply for renewal of ASNT Level III certification. Attendance at any of the NDT Forum technical sessions/presentations earn ASNT Level III recertification points at the rate of one point per three contact hours under the 25-point system. Each NDT-related technical session/presentation attended will require a signature from the session chair or session monitor to qualify for points.