Helicopter Maintenance News

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 12:30
INGENIO Aerospace (INGENIO), developers of aircraft cockpit and cabin solutions, announces that Bell Textron, an aerospace manufacturer of military and commercial rotorcraft, has integrated INGENIO’s cockpit tablet electronic flight bag (“Heli-Mount EFB”) into the CH-146 Griffon Limited Life Extension (GLLE) project for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).

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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Capital Avionics Expands in Florida

Capital Avionics recently expanded and relocated to Bob Sikes Airport in Okaloosa County. The company plans to double its current staff and erect a new hangar/office facility at the Crestview airport. “Among other advantages are the presence of a large skilled workforce, Bob Sikes Airport’s proximity to the military bases in this area, and a large general aviation community,” says Al Ingle,...
Technology for Energy Corporation (TEC) announces Marvin T. (Tom) Smoot, Jr. as vice president and general manager of its Aviation Division, with offices in Knoxville, TN and San Diego, CA. Smoot leads a team of skilled engineers and aviation professionals in the manufacturing of ACES Systems/Dynamic Instruments aircraft maintenance and test monitoring equipment. TEC Aviation Division currently...
HEATCON Composite Systems received a $2.6 million deal to provide equipment that assists the military in repairing composite aircraft in remote locations. “We are proud to be supporting the U.S. Army with advanced aerospace repair equipment,” HEATCON President Eric Casterline says. With U.S. troops battling in harsh, mountainous terrain, the Army needs a system to fix helicopters and airplanes...
ASI Services and Dakota Air Parts formed a strategic partnership in the last quarter of 2011 to better serve the demand of their clients. The companies say this alliance between the leader in spare parts supplies and the leader in Rolls-Royce 250 MRO will result in outstanding benefits to their respective customers. According to Kevin Peterson, Overseas and Domestic Sales Agent at ASI Services “...
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, announces it received Transport Canada approval for a 500 lbs. weight increase – to increase the maximum gross weight to 7,500 lbs – for the Bell 429. “This enhancement was the result of continued requests from our customers to yield additional performance from the Bell 429. Our customers told us they loved all the features and performance the Bell 429...
American Eurocopter announces that it has been officially recognized as the regional hub for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) for Eurocopter EC135 and EC145 customers in North and Latin America. This certification covers D-level MRO activities for all EC135 and EC145 airframes, blades and dynamic components. “We continually strive to enhance our repair and overhaul programs to meet the...
Aspen Avionics announces the availability of an improved Jeppesen terrain database that expands the Evolution Synthetic Vision (ESV) operation area to regions outside of the continental United States. The new terrain database significantly improves terrain data resolution in virtually all operating areas, enabling the Evolution System to display synthetic vision most everywhere Aspen customers...

Helicopter Safety Advisory Conference

The HSAC meeting was held in New Orleans, LA, Jan 11-12. Attendees from offshore operators and petroleum companies discussed best practices and safety initiatives in operations, training, maintenance and technology. Harold Summers, HAI’s director of Flight Operations and Technical Services, provided updates on HELI-EXPO 2012 and HAI Accreditation. The Helicopter Safety Advisory Conference (HSAC...

HAI Welcomes Nicole Jackson

Nicole Jackson has been named HAI’s Advertising & Exhibit Sales assistant. Prior to joining HAI, Nicole was an intern with the Water Environment Federation in their Exhibition and Conference department. Reporting to HAI’s manager of Advertising & Exhibit Sales, Nicole will be assisting with the marketing of HELI-EXPO®, selling exhibit space and sponsorships for HELI-EXPO, and assisting in...

2012 Salute to Excellence Winners

Helicopter Association International (HAI) announces the winners of the Association’s 2012 Salute to Excellence Awards, honoring those who maintain the highest traditions of the helicopter industry. “The Salute to Excellence awards couldn’t be better named,” says HAI President Matt Zuccaro. “In an industry for which safety is so important, everyone strives to do their very best – and these awards...

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