Kalitta Air Eliminates False Failures with GelSight Mobile

Author:  GelSight | www.gelsight.com
Source:  The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 37, Issue 3, Summer 2023
Doc ID:  2023022
Year of Publication:  2023
KALITTA AIR is an American cargo airline headquartered at Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti Township, Michigan. As a leading provider of air cargo transportation, they run a fleet of over 350 Boeing freighters to provide scheduled or on-demand charter service for customers in the United States and around the world. Kalitta Maintenance Power Plant Division, a division of Kalitta Air, is a world-class full-service MRO that offers a complete range of maintenance services for General Electric CF6-80C2, CFM56-3, and CFM56-7 engines, as well as Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines and 901A APUs. THE CHALLENGES Before engaging with GelSight, Kalitta Maintenance relied on a variety of measuring tools including micrometers, calipers, optical micrometers, etc., to perform heavy checks and major overhauls/repairs. A lot of time was spent measuring and then re-measuring parts costing thousands of dollars and man-hours per year.

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