Helicopter Maintenance News

Monday, September 26, 2022 - 11:31
Airbus and Ecocopter sign a memorandum of understanding to begin collaboration on the launch of urban air mobility services across various countries in Latin America, a major step toward the co-creation of a functioning urban air mobility ecosystem in the region.

Helicopter Maintenance Blogs

Tuesday, September 20, 2022 - 10:51

After 119 years of aircraft technology advancements, we are still seeing technology developments. Like the Wright Brothers in the years leading to first flight in 1903, companies investing in the future of aviation do so with great risk at the chance of either rewards or failure.

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LiveTV, a wholly owned subsidiary of JetBlue Airways Corporation, and Greenwich AeroGroup Inc. have entered into a distribution agreement where Greenwich Aerogroup, Inc. and its affiliates will sell, support and install the Iridium OpenPort-AeroSM broadband aviation communications platform. Iridium OpenPort-Aero is the only aviation broadband solution that works everywhere in the world, including...
Aircraft Lighting International (ALI) announces it has received FAA-PMA approval for its 12mm LED replacement lights. These LED lights are direct replacements of B/E Aerospace and Aircraft Lighting International’s fluorescent lamps. Requiring no new wiring, no new lamp holders, no new dimmers or new controllers, these innovative and fully dimmable LED replacement lights are 100% interchangeable...
Max-Viz, Inc. has received STC approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for installation and operation of the Max-Viz EVS-1500 real-time infrared enhanced vision system on a number of Eurocopter twin-engine helicopter models. Eurocopter EC135 T1, T2, T2+, P1, P2, & P2 are included in the EASA STC (Supplemental Type Certificate). The Max-Viz Enhanced Vision System is already...
All Metal MS, a developer and manufacturer of custom maintenance stands, maintenance support equipment and hangar equipment, has delivered the set of prototype Safety First maintenance stands that were custom-designed to outfit the U.S. Coast Guard’s Dauphin helicopter. The prototype stands were delivered last Friday and will maximize efficiency while increasing safety for the maintenance crew...

NATF Announces New Scholarship

The National Air Transportation Foundation (NATF) announces the Navigate Your Future scholarship, the newest addition to the foundation's scholarship program. This scholarship is offered to a graduating high school student continuing his or her education in the general aviation industry. The scholarship applicant must be a graduating high school student planning a career in the general aviation...
Avtrak announces a new reporting feature in its GlobalNet TM Maintenance Tracking System, helping Mexican operators meet DGAC compliance requirements. Operators who use the company’s maintenance tracking system now have the ability to automatically generate the SB/AD report required by the DGAC every six months to maintain compliance. “With one simple click of a button, our customers have a...
The International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST), a worldwide organization leading a multi-year effort to reduce the civil helicopter accident rate, is seeing a decrease in accidents in countries where its new “toolkits” are being used. Toolkits developed through the IHST are now available on safety management systems, training programs, maintenance programs, flight data monitoring systems and...
Rotor blade manufacturer Van Horn Aviation (VHA) recently received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for VHA’s 206B/L series composite tail rotor blade. “Operators on five continents are already experiencing the benefits of flying VHA tail rotor blades, including reduced pedal forces and greater tail rotor authority at high altitudes,” says VHA...
Max-Viz Inc. recently shipped its 250th helicopter forward-looking infrared enhanced Vision System. The company’s real-time Enhanced Vision System greatly improves flight safety and situational awareness. “This important milestone demonstrates our continuing commitment to the rotary wing community,” says Max-Viz vice president of business development Lou Churchville. “Max-Viz knows helicopters...
Hawkesbury, ON - DART Helicopter Services announces the addition of the Eurocopter AS355N/NP models to DART Aerospace Ltd.’s (DAS) Transport Canada STC for the rear locker extender. The rear locker extender installs in the aft end of the existing baggage compartment and allows operators to carry cargo that is normally difficult to stow. Constructed from a rugged composite, the rear locker...

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