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Friday, November 17, 2017 - 07:17
Sherwin-Williams adds a leading aerospace coatings distribution partner to its Central and South American sales and service network with the signing of a distribution agreement with Aviation Chemical Solutions, Inc., (ACS). This distribution expansion supports Sherwin-Williams’ global growth in the general, business, commercial and military aviation sector and strengthens its overall service offerings for its expanding worldwide customer base.

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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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DART Helicopter Services announces that its subsidiary partner Apical Industries has received FAA approval of their Cable Cutters Kit for the EC145 (MBB-BK 117 C-2). EASA and Transport Canada approvals are pending. The Cable Cutters Kit provides a means of protecting the helicopter during a wire strike by providing the capability to cut a cable or wire before catastrophic damage occurs. This kit...
Bell Helicopter announces the introduction of a best in class certification of precision Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) enabled glide path capability on the Bell 429. The Bell 429 is the only helicopter available in the market with this technology certified for 9 degree localizer precision with vertical guidance (LPV) approaches at a minimum velocity for instrument procedures (Vmini) of 45...
SFS Aviation Co. Ltd. has selected Glendale, AZ-based Worldwide Helicopter Solutions to provide on-site DDAFCS, EFIS and WX avionics systems training at its base in Songkhla, Thailand. SFS Aviation operates a fleet of Sikorsky S-76C+ helicopters equipped with Honeywell SPZ-7600 Dual Digital Automatic Flight Control Systems, EDZ-756 Digital Electronic Flight Instrument Systems and Primus Weather...
The Professional Aviation Maintenance Association announces the 2009 Award Winners in recognition of their excellence in aviation maintenance and dedication to the aviation industry. The PAMA Awards Program recognizes the professionalism and dedication of the individual aviation maintenance professional and companies in the following award categories: Award of Excellence PAMA’s highest award, the...
Rotorcraft Services Group, Inc. (RSG) has continued the consolidation and rebranding of two of its operating subsidiaries, renaming them RSG Aviation, Inc. and RSG Products, Inc. Over the past two years, Rotorcraft Services Group has assembled an extensive team of experienced industry professionals to lead the companies forward from their past histories. Each of the companies provides specific...
Eurocopter inaugurated a new building complex at its Aviation Training Academy on September 21 in the Marbachhöhe Technology Park near Kassel, Germany as part of its 40th anniversary celebration. The expansion of the facilities for practical aviation training and for training units of the German armed forces also offers room for a segment of an Airbus A310 airframe, an EC135, three BO105s and...
This whimsical drawing of an aeronaut supposedly providing lift with pedal-power in 1877 is from a museum archives in Germany. It is reproduced from “The Epic of Flight — The Helicopters.” The earliest concepts of manned flight were based upon the notion that, once up in the air, like a bird, humans could take off in one place and land in another. At the same time, there were dreamers content...

Hovering – Back in Time

This is the first in a series of articles on the history of the helicopter. Like the helicopter, stories about aviation pioneers can fly in all directions, and always provide an interesting journey. Future columns will be chronological, beginning with the Pioneer Aviation Exhibition Era (1908-1917), illuminating inventions of Jacob Ellehamer and Igor Sikorsky. Following WWI, Emile Berliner and...

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