Helicopter Maintenance News

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 10:52
Boost Systems, a provider of fully certified human external cargo systems (HEC), personnel carrying device systems (PCDS), and related training services, announces the recent sale of a BOOST HEC system to HeliStream while attending the annual HAI Aerial Work Safety Conference in Boise, ID.

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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Oct/Nov 2022 Helicopter Maintenance

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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 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 report...
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...
The Helix industrial workboot from Timberland Pro is a safety boot designed for work situations where comfort, protection and traction are primary performance concerns. The boot features waterproof leather with waterproof membrane for extreme abrasion resistance and dry feet. Timberland PRO’s exclusive anti-fatigue technology offers all-day standing comfort, leg and back support, and shock...

Powerfoil X2.0

Big Ass Fans introduces the Powerfoil X2.0 – the company’s newest industrial fan that significantly increases the coverage area and warranty of its Powerfoil X. The Powerfoil X2.0 introduces a unique new patented airfoil system, a system that combines patented airfoils and winglets with patent-pending AirFence technology to increase overall coverage by 28 percent. The winglet improves airfoil...

Video Borescope

The VJ-Advance from RF System Lab is a new video borescope designed for the aviation maintenance community. Featuring an ergonomic pistol grip design and joystick-controlled four-way articulation, the VJ-ADV is perfect for technicians who value superb image quality, portability and ease of use. Features include on-board image and video capture capability, variable LED illumination, built-in 3.5-...

Avionics Systems Maintenance Book

Avotek Information Resources announces the publication of the second edition of “Avionics: Systems and Troubleshooting” by T.K. Eismin. Updated to focus on new technologies and the latest aircraft developments, this volume provides a practical guide to advanced avionics for aviation maintenance schools and current avionics technicians. The second edition has been redesigned and numerous color...
In his editors column this month, Fred brings up some interesting points. He questions where the A&P mechanics of tomorrow will come from. I have heard of increasing difficulty some companies are having finding qualified candidates. But I would pose another question: where are the maintenance managers of tomorrow? See if you recognize this situation. Bob the mechanic has worked at ACME...
AMT Day - May 24th is almost here - and D.O.M. would like to announce it is hosting the first Virtual AMT Day on Facebook, starting May 24th at 8am. "In celebration of the accomplishments of aircraft maintenance professionals, we are bringing together individuals from around the world to celebrate and educate," says Greg Napert, Publisher of D.O.M. magazine The celebration will be hosted by D.O.M...
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...

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