Helicopter Maintenance News

Titan Tool Introduces New Videoscope for Remote Quality-Control Inspection
01/19/2019 - 07:06
Titan Tool Supply, Inc., Buffalo, NY, announces the introduction of its new TVS-35 Series Videoscope to provide remote visual inspection for aviation maintenance; casting and cavity inspection; or diesel and gasoline engine repair. The new quality-control instrument features full 360° articulation using durable Tungsten-braided sheathing that enables easy insertion and bending through complex environments.
Sikorsky Presents Check to Make-A-Wish Foundation
01/16/2019 - 08:37
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, presents a check for $10,000 to the Make-A-Wish® Foundation. Sikorsky president, Dan Schultz, presented president and CEO of Make-A-Wish Connecticut, Pamela Keough, with the donation from funds raised by the Sikorsky Air Fire Department from T-shirt sales over the 2018 holiday season.
Indonesian Air Force Places Order for Eight Additional H225Ms
01/15/2019 - 14:01
The Indonesian Air Force orders eight additional twin-engine multirole H225M helicopters as part of the country’s fleet-strengthening initiative for a combat search and rescue-capable fleet.
01/15/2019 - 13:53
Tdata, Inc. announces it has released its IA7 Advanced Airworthiness System for the web. IA7 has many new features and has evolved from Tdata’s extensive 30-years' experience creating software for aviation maintenance and airworthiness directives research and reporting.
01/15/2019 - 13:45
LORD Corporation, a provider of management of vibration, noise and motion control, is now certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for tension torsion (TT) straps.  The certification allows LORD to sell EASA-certified STC parts direct and through authorized distributors in Europe.
Safran is Proud to Power the Bell Nexus
01/15/2019 - 13:10
The first application of the Safran Hybrid-Electric Propulsion System (HEPS), the Bell Nexus, is officially unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The propulsion solution of this multi-rotor vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft is capable of producing more than 600 kWe power. During ground tests last June the system produced 100 kWe. Further tests will be carried out next year.
Able Aerospace Services Breaks Ground on 50,000-Square-Foot Facility Expansion
12/13/2018 - 08:15
Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Aviation Inc. company, joins with dignitaries from the East Valley, Phoenix and Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport to celebrate the groundbreaking of a 50,000-square-foot expansion at its headquarters within Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, AZ.
12/11/2018 - 14:58
Sherwin-Williams features the best-of-the-best, from business jets, general aviation and helicopters, with both classic and custom-painted designs, in its 2019 Aerospace Coatings Calendar. The calendar recognizes the outstanding work of aircraft painters across the country that rely on Sherwin-Williams Aerospace topcoats in their MRO and OEM facilities.
11/30/2018 - 04:24
As any technician can attest, some fasteners are just a pain in the neck to reach. But that pain is easing, thanks to the new Offset Extension Wrench from Snap-on Industrial. The Offset Extension Wrench (Part #FRW10) provides 10” of reach, making it easier for technicians to loosen or tighten hard-to-grasp fasteners that are buried in assemblies.
11/29/2018 - 10:23
Riding on its growing business, Airbus Helicopters will be adding a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) complex adjacent to its existing facility in the Kobe Airport Facility in Japan. Construction will commence in June 2019, with the new facility expected to be operational in November 2019.  
11/29/2018 - 05:01
Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation Global Engine Services company, announces that rotorcraft industry veteran, Charles “Chuck” Hagen, has joined the company as the Rotorcraft Regional Engine manager for the southwest United States and Alaska region.
Bestfly Enters Rotary Market with Addition of Two Leonardo AW139 Helicopters in Partnership with Héli-Union
11/29/2018 - 04:54
Bestfly, an Angola-based aviation services company, enters the rotary market with the addition of two Leonardo AW139 helicopters to its Luanda-based fleet in partnership with Héli-Union. The partnership is operating the machines for an undisclosed leading energy supplier with numerous on- and off-shore locations in Angola. The helicopters will be used predominantly for medevac purposes, in addition to performing crew changes from the company’s oil rigs, and will also be available for charter.
Max-Viz Enhanced Vision System Installed and Certified by Sikorsky
10/24/2018 - 12:16
Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRO), a provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace, defense and semiconductor industries, works with Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, to install and certify the Max-Viz 2300 Enhanced Vision System (EVS) on a new Sikorsky S-76D™ helicopter.
Metro Aviation Progresses with FOQA Program
10/24/2018 - 11:55
Metro Aviation, always committed to safety through its Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) program and the utilization of Outerlink IRIS FDM (flight data monitoring), continues to serve its customers with the highest degree of oversight, control and confidence that risk is reduced to the lowest possible point and safety and standardization are at the highest level.
Airbus Helicopters Inc. Honors Leaders in Air Medical Industry at AMTC 2018
10/24/2018 - 11:35
Airbus Helicopters Inc. recognizes leaders of the air medical transport industry for their far-reaching efforts to strengthen safety and service for crews and patients. Jennifer Hardcastle, Air Medical Sales manager for Airbus Helicopters Inc., presented the awards at the Air Medical Transport Conference in Phoenix, AZ.
REACH Air Medical Services to Acquire Five New Airbus Helicopters
10/24/2018 - 09:24
REACH Air Medical Services is boosting its life-saving capabilities with the addition of five Airbus helicopters. Airbus Helicopters Inc. will deliver the three H125s and two H130s later this year, with the aircraft going into service by spring.
Medical Air Rescue Company Signs for First Airbus Helicopter, the H130
10/24/2018 - 09:07
In keeping with its commitment to provide exceptional patient care, Medical Air Rescue Company (MARC) signs for its first Airbus helicopter, the versatile single-engine H130, following a signature ceremony at the 2018 Air Medical Transport Conference in Phoenix, AZ.
10/16/2018 - 15:15
Helitech International announces 2019 will mark a new era for Europe’s largest event for the rotorcraft industry as it undergoes a name change to keep pace with the evolving rotorcraft industry. After this year’s event closes its doors, Helitech International will assume a new identity as the Vertical Flight Expo & Conference.
10/15/2018 - 11:52
Helitech International 2018 opens its doors shortly, with 150 international exhibitors and more than 3,000 visitors descending on the RAI Amsterdam to discover the latest emerging technologies and new advancements from the industry’s leading OEMs and suppliers.
09/11/2018 - 06:26
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: NYT), chooses to collaborate with BridgeIT on a five-year industrial cooperation project to develop and deliver software to Sikorsky field service representatives. BridgeIT will work together with Sikorsky to deliver a modern, mobile, digital workplace solution to employees to support Sikorsky commercial helicopter customers around the world.