The Tennessee Valley Authority selects GPMS' Foresight MX Helicopter Health and Usage Monitoring System to provide service on current Bell 407GXi aircraft as well as on planned fleet additions, including an MD530 and Bell 429.
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!
Individuals from three Global Medical Response (GMR) operations from Oregon to Virginia are recognized for their remarkable contributions to the air medical and critical-care ground transport community by the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS). The three people recognized will be given their awards Nov. 4 at the AAMS' 2019 Air Medical Transport Conference in Atlanta, GA.
The inaugural Vertical Flight Expo & Conference (VFE) is gearing up to host a packed conference program where industry veterans and experts will offer insights and advice on the most pressing challenges and opportunities facing the vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft industry.
Alpine Aerotech, an international leader in helicopter maintenance and product development, announces that it has officially secured a TCCA STC (FAA/EASA STC pending) for its cost-effective digital flight instrument kit applicable to Bell 212 Day/Night VFR operations.
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announces the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued an instrument flight rules (IFR) supplemental type certificate (STC) for the Bell 407GXi. The certification is a requirement for the Navy Advanced Helicopter Training System competition, enabling the Bell 407GXi to replace the Bell TH-57 Sea Ranger as the U.S. Navy's training helicopter.
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announces the delivery of the 200th Bell 505 Jet Ranger X to Austria-based operator Hubi-fly Helikopter GmbH. The aircraft will be used for corporate transport.
NMC-Wollard, a global supplier of aviation ground-support equipment for 70+ years, announces it is now Wollard International and has been acquired by a group led by Robert Priddy and Kilroy Partners. Industry veteran John Carroll is chairman of the new company and Greg McDermott remains president.
Onboard Systems International, LLC, a provider of innovative helicopter cargo-hook equipment, announces that its Surefire® Release Technology cargo-hook kits for the Bell 204, 205, 212 and 412 aircraft have been STC-certified by the FAA and are now available for worldwide installation.