Helicopter Maintenance News

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 09:45
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announces the sale of the first Bell 505 NXi in Slovakia to WELLPHARMA S.R.O., marking the second Bell 505 sale in the country in 2021. The customer will take delivery of the aircraft in summer 2022 at Bell’s Prague service center. The corporate-configured Bell 505 will be equipped with the latest Garmin G1000 NXi avionics and used for corporate and private transportation.

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 16:59

Wow! Great Human Factors term right? But “Effective Communication” is more than psychological hyperbole. Effective Communication is defined as the successful conveyance or exchange of information or news.

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Savback Helicopters Becomes Exclusive Zefhir Distributor in South East Asia
Savback Helicopters Becomes Exclusive Zefhir Distributor in South East Asia
Distributor Savback Helicopters and helicopter manufacturer CURTI Industries extend their cooperation, making Savback Helicopters the sole exclusive distributor for the Zefhir helicopter in South East Asia. Savback has been the distributor of the Zefhir in Northern Europe and the CIS since the fall of 2019, and through this extension of the companies’ partnership, the distribution area now also includes Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, The Philippines, Myanmar, Laos, Brunei and Cambodia.
TRAXXALL Ranks 102nd in Globe and Mail Report on Business “Canada’s Top Growing Companies”
TRAXXALL Ranks 102nd in Globe and Mail Report on Business “Canada’s Top Growing Companies”
TRAXXALL, a business-aviation maintenance management partner, announces it has been recognized by the Globe and Mail Report on Business, Canada’s authoritative source for breaking business news and in-depth analysis. TRAXXALL ranked 102nd out of 400 companies in the 2020 “Canada’s Top Growing Companies.”
Bell Announces Collaboration Agreement for New Bell 429 Law Enforcement Demonstrator in Germany
Bell Announces Collaboration Agreement for New Bell 429 Law Enforcement Demonstrator in Germany
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces a collaboration agreement with Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH (ESG) to install its Mission Management System in a Bell 429 as a law enforcement demonstrator. This new demonstrator will be used to showcase the aircraft’s capabilities to the police and military markets in Europe and across the globe.
MDHI Factory Service Center Completes Comprehensive Overhaul of CoxHealth MD 902
MDHI Factory Service Center Completes Comprehensive Overhaul of CoxHealth MD 902
MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) completes a 5,000-hour airframe overhaul, multiple inspections, repairs and modifications on an MD 902 Explorer for Missouri-based CoxHealth. In partnership with Air Methods Corporation, CoxHealth operates Cox Air Care with two MD 902 Explorers. Cox Air Care provides vital helicopter air-ambulance (HAA) service throughout southwest Missouri and parts of northwest Arkansas from its bases at Cox South in Springfield and Citizens Memorial Healthcare in Bolivar, MO.
In 2019, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) revised “NFPA 652, Standard on the Fundamentals of Combustible Dust.” One of the most important updates is the Sept. 7, 2020, deadline for industrial manufacturers to complete a dust hazard analysis (DHA), which is necessary to be compliant with OSHA’s National Emphasis Program (Directive Number: CPL 03-00-008).
Bell Unveils New Manufacturing Technology Center
Bell Unveils New Manufacturing Technology Center
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, unveils its new 140,000-square-foot Manufacturing Technology Center (MTC) in Fort Worth, TX. The MTC is an innovative proving ground where Bell will test and refine technologies and processes, demonstrating manufacturing readiness and ability to successfully build and support future vertical lift (FVL) aircraft. The facility provides capabilities that span all of Bell’s core manufacturing of rotor and drive systems, critical infrastructure and final assembly.

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