Helicopter HUMS Case Studies
Wednesday, March 6 | | 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, Room N261
Maintenance/Technical Issues Track
This session will present information on the history, implementation, and value of health and usage monitoring systems (HUMS), including analysis and findings of real case studies, the benefits of flight data monitoring on decision making, the impact of human factors, and the business case for improved maintenance and safety.
This presentation will provide an overview of historical and current industry trends, real-world issues and examples, and tools and techniques that attendees can apply to improve safety performance, reduce downtime, and reduce maintenance and life-cycle costs.
Following a five-year enlistment with the U.S. Marine Corps, Murdock Welborn joined Honeywell at El Monte, CA, in December 2003 as a lead applications engineer on HUMS products. Murdock moved into customer-support engineering in 2006, further expanding his knowledge on the HUMS product range. Murdock joined Field Service Engineering in 2007, where he supports many customers in the Americas and globally.
Rob Richardson joined Honeywell in 1987 and has held various positions of increasing responsibility including field service engineering; customer and product support engineering and program manager; regional manager/account team leader based in Raunheim, Germany; aftermarket business manager; and most recently, marketing and product manager for HUMS products and services. Rob has more than 25 years of experience supporting various commercial and military turbofan, turboprop, business, general aviation auxiliary power units, and HUMS.