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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 14:18
Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup Co., announces the Sikorsky S-92 helicopter has been added to its Sikorsky Authorized Customer Support Center certificate.

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Stress is one of the Dirty Dozen human factors. D.O.M. contributing writer Gordon Dupont discussed stress in one of his articles for D.O.M. magazine, our sister publication.

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Global Interest in Vita Inclinata’s Vita Rescue System Continues to Accelerate as Portuguese Air Force Completes Series of Missions
Global Interest in Vita Inclinata’s Vita Rescue System Continues to Accelerate as Portuguese Air Force Completes Series of Missions
Vita Inclinata (Vita), developer and producer of precision aerospace and industrial stabilization devices, announces the completion of its Vita Rescue System (VRS) demonstration to Squadron 751 at Air Base #6 in Portugal. The VRS litter attachment demonstration in Portugal underscores the global interest — and need — to improve the safety and efficiency of helicopter hoist rescues.
Columbia Helicopters Delivers Two CH-47D Chinooks to ROTAK Helicopter Services
Columbia Helicopters Delivers Two CH-47D Chinooks to ROTAK Helicopter Services
Heavy-lift helicopter pioneer Columbia Helicopters announces it has sold two Columbia CH-47D Chinook helicopters to ROTAK Helicopter Services of Anchorage, AK. The helicopters include Columbia’s original equipment manufacturer (OEM) safety modifications, as well as firefighting and external-load modifications. As a part of the sale, Columbia will also provide full lifecycle sustainment and airworthiness and technical publication services for the aircraft.
Helicopter and AAM Flight Subject of Joint Global Safety Conference
Helicopter and AAM Flight Subject of Joint Global Safety Conference
The Vertical Aviation Safety Team (VAST), Helicopter Association International (HAI), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the United States Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) together will host the 2022 VAST Global Conference, Oct. 4-6, 2022, at the Hurst Conference Center in the Fort Worth suburb of Hurst, TX. The conference is an outgrowth of the FAA International Rotorcraft Safety Conferences first held in 2015.

CAMO Certification for Heli-One

Heli-One, a provider of helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, significantly strengthens its delivery portfolio by achieving certification as a Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO). The company's operations in Poland have been formally approved under European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Part-CAMO regulations by the Polish Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), positioning Heli-One to provide new levels of support for customers internationally, underpinning safe and reliable performance of their assets.
XL Aero Receives Structural Repair Approval for Bell 205/212/412 Main Transmission Case
XL Aero Receives Structural Repair Approval for Bell 205/212/412 Main Transmission Case
XL Aerospace ( www.xlaero.ca ), a provider of innovative aviation engineering, repair and manufacturing solutions to the general-aviation and helicopter operations and maintenance, repair and overhaul sectors, announces it has received Transport Canada (TC) approval for the repair of the main transmission casing applicable to Bell Helicopter 205, 212 and 412 models.

Stress

Stress is one of the Dirty Dozen human factors. D.O.M. contributing writer Gordon Dupont discussed stress in one of his articles for D.O.M. magazine, our sister publication. You can learn about stress and how it affects us by reading Dupont’s article here: https://www.system-safety.com/articles/DOM/21%20Stress.pdf.

Stress is a normal part of life. As Dupont says in his article, “…the only time we have no stress is when we are dead…”

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