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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Representatives of Teledyne Battery Products, Gill Batteries, a division of Teledyne Technologies, announces that the company has received FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) permitting the installation of its new-generation 7000 Series (7638-44) sealed lead-acid battery on Airbus (Eurocopter) EC135/145 helicopters. “No matter where in the world they are located or what missions they are...
S.A.F.E Structure Designs announces that it has successfully satisfied its contract to supply hangar equipment outfitting the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG) fleet of Sikorsky MH-60 Jayhawks in Mobile, Alabama. By working closely with the Elizabeth City and Clearwater Coast Guard bases earlier this year, S.A.F.E. Structure perfected their custom designed cohesive maintenance platforms for the...
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces that its Bell 505 Jet Ranger X has been certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The Bell 505 continues to surpass significant milestones: achieving type certification in December 2016 from Transport Canada Civil Aviation, then gaining production certification, and recently celebrating the first customer delivery. “This...
Heliosta has published the following white paper discussing items to consider regarding hiring internal maintenance technicians for helicopter operations: 3-Helicopter Fleet—Is It Optimal to Hire Internal Technicians? With more than 2000 helicopters to be procured by 2021, uncertainty on growing maintenance demand appears. Increased need for technical knowledge provokes more questions than...
Vector Aerospace, a global, independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, prepares to highlight its broad range of customer-focused support solutions at this year’s European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE 2017), being held in Geneva, Switzerland, May 22-24. EBACE is Europe's annual premier business and general aviation trade show. Sales...
TRAXXALL Technologies
TRAXXALL Technologies
TRAXXALL Technologies, providers of an innovative aircraft maintenance tracking and inventory management system, announces a new client, Starlite Aviation Group. Starlite is a leading provider of helicopter services with a specialization in complex missions, including: relief work, helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS), medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) and on/offshore oil and gas support...
Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters Rolls Out 700th H130

Airbus Helicopters
Airbus Helicopters celebrates a major milestone with the roll-out of the 700th H130 light single-engine helicopter, which will be operated by a private customer. The H130 fleet has accumulated more than 1.8 million flight hours with 340 operators worldwide. Since entry into service of the first EC130 in 2001, this light single-engine helicopter has continued to evolve to better respond to...
Columbia Helicopters, Inc. announces it has received a 2016 Boeing Performance Excellence Award for its CH-47 Chinook transmission repair efforts. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Portland, OR-based Columbia Helicopters received the award for maintaining a Gold performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance...
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...

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