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.

Helicopter Maintenance Blogs

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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Helicopter Association International (HAI) announces that the discount deadline for HELI-EXPO ® education courses is fast approaching. Don’t miss your chance to register for education courses at HELI-EXPO 2012 at discounted prices! Register at www.rotor.com/education by Dec. 30 and receive significant savings on professional development opportunities including — Aviation Security Flying in the...
Titusville, FL -- after a successful collaboration with the Brevard County Commission and the Titusville City Council, Professional Aircraft Accessories, a Greenwich AeroGroup Company, broke ground today on a 20,000 square-foot expansion that solidifies the company’s commitment to Titusville and aviation jobs in Brevard County. “This has truly been a joint effort,” says President of Professional...

Grant Sumpter Joins Max-Viz Sales Team

Portland, OR - Max-Viz announces the addition of Grant Sumpter to its sales team. Sumpter, who has been in corporate aviation for more than 15 years, has 16 years of avionics experience including complex avionics installations, engineering, regulatory compliance and sales. He began his avionics career at a third-party MRO working on commercial aircraft. For the past five years, Sumpter has worked...

FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt Resigns

The FAA has released the following statement from Randy Babbitt: "Today I submitted my resignation to Secretary Ray LaHood and it has been accepted. Serving as FAA Administrator has been an absolute honor and the highlight of my professional career. But I am unwilling to let anything cast a shadow on the outstanding work done 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by my colleagues at the FAA. They run the...
This robust little engine with a very rich American history was first designed by the Allison Division of General Motors in the late 1950s. This was in response to the U.S. Army’s invitations to produce a new turbine engine for a light observation helicopter (LOH). On Dec.19, 1962, the FAA issued the original Type Certificate E4CE to the proud grass roots family at General Motors. The birth of...

Reader Feedback

During a recent conversation with our editor Fred Polak, he asked me why we don’t have a reader feedback section. My reply was simple — we do. Well…sort of. We had a reader feedback section in our second issue (one year ago this issue). I would like to have a regular reader feedback section in the magazine, but I need regular feedback to do that. We have recently received a couple of notes from...

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