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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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Tata Steel Group
Tata Steel Group
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces Tata Steel Group has purchased a second Bell 429 helicopter to support its steel production operations. Tata Steel Group has been in operation for over a century and is among the world’s top steel companies with operations in 26 countries. The company is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The Bell 429 will be based out of...
Able Engineering & Component Services, Inc.
Able Engineering & Component Services, Inc.
Able Engineering & Component Services, Inc., and Able Aerospace, Inc., merge into a single entity named Able Aerospace Services, Inc. The change caps off a progression that began with the company’s early 2016 acquisition by Textron Aviation, Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company. “Able has always worked from one overarching mission, which is to safely reduce aircraft operating costs by...
Heli-One, a global provider of helicopter maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services, completes Airbus AS332 dynamic component exchanges with a customer in Puerto Rico. The aircraft’s main gearbox and main rotorhead were also recently overhauled at Heli-One’s facilities. The availability of the components allowed the customer to continue to provide services for their utility-based missions...
Bell Helicopter
Bell Helicopter
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and Beijing Yugao Aviation Group (YGA), announce a signed purchase agreement for a Bell 429 during the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE). This is the customer’s first aircraft and will be used for helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) and search-and-rescue transport. Established in 2007, YGA is a general aviation...
McMahon Helicopter Services
McMahon Helicopter Services
MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI), announces the addition of McMahon Helicopter Services to its U.S. network of authorized sales representatives. Canton, Michigan-based McMahon provides customers with a wide range of helicopter charter services as well as sales and maintenance support. Authorized as a distributor for the full range of MD Helicopters’ single- and twin-engine aircraft, McMahon will focus...
Airbus Helicopters prepares to showcase its comprehensive range of rotary-wing products and technologies at next week’s Rotorcraft Asia. The inaugural tradeshow, dedicated to the growing Asia-Pacific helicopter market, will take place at Singapore’s Changi Exhibition Centre April 18-20, 2017. Taking center stage as the largest exhibitor at the regional event, Airbus Helicopters’ showcase includes...
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, and United Rotorcraft announce the delivery of a Bell 429 to Reignwood Investment, Ltd., (Reignwood). The aircraft will serve as the first Bell helicopter for emergency medical service (HEMS) missions in China. “We are proud to partner with United Rotorcraft to deliver the first HEMS Bell 429 to our friends at Reignwood,” says Patrick Moulay,...
With an ongoing focus on worldwide fleet management and customer-focused support, Eagle announces the appointment of Wesley (Wes) Semeniuk to the role of customer service manager (CSM). With over 10 years’ experience at Eagle, Semeniuk has advanced his career from an apprentice aircraft maintenance engineer to maintenance lead hand. His tenure, extensive knowledge of Bell Medium aircraft, and...

IAC Ltd. Moves to Larger Facility

IAC Ltd. moves its operations to a 53,000+ square-foot facility in northwest Fort Worth, TX. IAC specializes in helicopter main- and tail-rotor blade inspection, repair, engineering and materials testing. “We are excited about this move,” says Randy Stevens, president of IAC Ltd., "as it more than doubles our square footage and allows us to significantly expand our operations." IAC moved to its...
Columbia Helicopters earns its fifth consecutive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) AMT Employer Diamond Award of Excellence for its aviation maintenance technician (AMT) training program. Portland, OR-based Columbia Helicopters has received the annual award 14 times in the past 21 years. The award, which will be presented during a special ceremony on May 4, has recognized aviation maintenance...

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