Helicopter Maintenance News

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 - 07:28
Vita Inclinata (Vita), developer and producer of helicopter and crane load stabilization and precision hardware, announces the U.S. Army recently procured 15 Vita Rescue Systems (VRS-LAs) to be evaluated for operational effectiveness and suitability. For approximately one and a half years, Vita has worked diligently with support from ADS to make the Vita Rescue System available on tailored logistics support (TLS) contracts.

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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Bell Helicopter announces that it has formed a distributor partnership to sell products from TrueView Enhanced Vision Systems (EVS), LLC under its Aeronautical Accessories brand. TrueView EVS’ infrared thermal imaging system improves flight safety in compromised flight conditions such as darkness or low light/low visibility conditionsand virtually eliminates the chance of controlled flight into...
After a four year restoration programme undertaken by a team of AgustaWestland apprentices, the record breaking Westland Lynx helicopter, which is still the official holder of the helicopter World Speed Record, was today unveiled by AgustaWestland’s CEO Bruno Spagnolini and apprentices to employees gathered at AgustaWestland’s Yeovil factory. After the unveiling Bruno Spagnolini, CEO, said “To...
Fort Worth, TX – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is proposing a $194,249 civil penalty against ERA Helicopters Inc., of Lake Charles, La., for violations of the FAA’s drug and alcohol testing program regulations. The FAA alleges ERA failed to conduct required pre-employment drug tests and receive verified negative test results in 2010 before hiring eight employees to perform safety-...
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published its Annual Safety Review for 2010. The review shows a high level of safety for commercial air transport operations in EASA Member States*. Indeed, it was the first year in the history of aviation in Europe that no fatal accidents occurred for commercial helicopter and aeroplane operations. Commenting on the release of the review, EASA's...
AvidAir International is one of only six companies world-wide that provides RR250 compressor case repair and overhaul (R&O), and has recently been granted Federal Aviation Administration approval to provide its new patent pending carbon fiber composite lining to the industry. Craig Rookstool, President and CEO for AvidAir notes that this is a new carbon fiber composite solution for the...
Sikorsky Aerospace Services’ Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (SAS MRO) division announces it received the 2010 Maintenance Excellence Award from the Naval Reserve Tactical Support Wing (TSW) for support of the VFC-13 Squadron based in Fallon, NV. Sikorsky Aerospace Services is the worldwide aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. The award, also...
HeliFlite, a provider of helicopter transportation in the New York area, celebrates its 20,000th accident-free flight hour in its 12 year history. Founded in 1998, HeliFlite is a full service helicopter operator offering on demand charter, a 25-hour HeliCard, fractional ownership and aircraft management services. HeliFlite’s outstanding safety record has been recognized by ARGUS International who...

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