Helicopter Maintenance News

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 08:34
Leonardo announces that Aerocardal Limitada has been appointed an Authorised Service Centre for its helicopters in Chile. The announcement was made during an official ceremony held at FIDAE 2018. Under the agreement, Aerocardal Limitada will provide comprehensive support and maintenance services from its base at Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez international Airport, for Chilean owners and operators of AW109 light twin-engine and AW119 single-engine helicopters.

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Friday, October 13, 2017 - 12:17

At Helicopter Maintenance magazine, we remain optimistic about the future of the helicopter industry. So much so that we are ending the year with our first ever attendance at a European helicopter trade show!

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Shaw Aerox® Aviation Oxygen Systems is planning on showcasing the latest in medical aviation oxygen system products and technologies during the 2017 Heli-Expo Convention at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, TX, March 7-9 , 2017, at Booth #7021. Products and technologies to be featured include: System installation hardware - Shaw Aerox® offers a number of different components...
Representatives of Gill Batteries, a division of Teledyne Technologies (Heli-EXPO Booth #5517), announce the company has received an FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) to install its new-generation 7407-28 sealed lead-acid battery on all models of the Bell 407 helicopter. In addition, the company announces that Bell Helicopter has selected the new battery as original equipment aboard its new...

CORRIDOR Version 11.4 Released

Continuum Applied Technology releases Version 11.4 of its CORRIDOR Aviation Service Software. The new version introduces features and updates aligned with Continuum’s mission to provide a system that facilitates a smooth workflow process across all areas of its clients’ aviation maintenance service operations. "We plan releases to consistently provide enhancements and features consistent with our...
2017 marks the 20th anniversary for ALTO Aviation as suppliers of high-end custom cabin audio and entertainment systems for all aircraft platforms in business aviation. In 1997, ALTO Aviation started in Massachusetts as the dream of founders Don Hamilton and Steve Scarlata to wow each customer by providing the most powerful listening experience available at 40,000 feet. During the past 20 years,...
Rotor blade manufacturer Van Horn Aviation (VHA) is taking several steps to minimize downtime due to overhauls on the company’s composite 206B main rotor blades. In addition to working with several composite rotor blade repair stations around the world to provide authorization for main blade overhauls, VHA is also conducting fatigue tests to increase the time between overhauls (TBO) to 5,000 hours.
Airbus Helicopters delivers 418 rotorcraft in 2016, a five percent increase compared with 2015, against a challenging market backdrop. The company strengthens its lead on the civil and parapublic helicopter market while maintaining its position on the military market. Airbus Helicopters logged gross orders for 388 helicopters in 2016, a stable performance compared to the 383 gross orders of 2015...
Robinson Helicopter Company ends 2016 by rolling an R66 S/N 0763—its 12,000th helicopter—off the production line. “A nice way to end the year,” says Robinson president, Kurt Robinson. S/N 0763 will be delivered to Hover Dynamics, one of three longtime Robinson dealers in South Africa. The helicopter was purchased by a new charter and tour operator, Fly Karoo Air Services, operating in the area of...
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces the completion of the first fully customized aircraft from its new European state-of-the-art customization and delivery center located in Prague. The customer, Air Transport Europe of Slovakia, recently accepted three newly customized Bell 429 EMS-configured aircraft at Bell Helicopter’s delivery center in Prague. The Bell Helicopter...
Air Evac Lifeteam’s continued commitment to safety is validated by the FAA when its safety management system is awarded the designation of “Active Conformance.” This is the highest status an SMS can achieve. Tom Baldwin, Air Evac Lifeteam’s SMS manager, says the company’s safety management system is an organization-wide comprehensive and preventive approach to managing risk and promoting safety...
Robinson Helicopter Company delivers an R44 Cadet to the University of North Dakota (UND). This is the first Cadet to be used in UND’s prestigious flight training program. UND Aerospace owns the largest civilian flight training operation in the world, with three campuses and over 150 aircraft and flight training devices. The helicopter training division is located at the Grand Forks, ND, campus...