Helicopter Maintenance Magazine News

BBA Aviation companies display expertise and provide behind the scene’s engine MRO experience for trade show attendees.

Airwolf Aerospace announces that it is developing an Alternate Method of Compliance [AMOC] modification kit which eliminates the possibility of Spindle Thread Failure outlined in Emergency AD 2015-04-51. The modification allows operators of all Piston Enstrom Helicopters to install TT straps in place of the existing Lamiflex bearings which eliminates the spindle threads. 

Airbus Helicopters Japan has delivered an EC225 LP to the Japan Coast Guard (JCG), which was acquired as replacement for an aircraft that was destroyed during the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. This is the last of three EC225s ordered by JCG in July 2011; the earlier two having been delivered last year.

VIH Aerospace (VIHA), a provider of global helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has received a European Aviation Safety Agency Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval for an aftermarket replacement Crew Bubble Window Installation for the Airbus EC135 helicopter (STC# 10048796).

Vector Aerospace Corporation announces that Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services – North America (HS-NA) has recently conducted three 12-year inspections with plans to conduct a fourth this month.

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Everything else remains the same. Helicopter Maintenance magazine (formerly HeliMx) is the ONLY magazine dedicated to serving the helicopter maintenance community!

EAA encourages everyone to contact their House members and urge them to protest ATC fees at GA events!

Litigation extortion. That is how I like to characterize the crazy litigious society we live in here in the United States.