Helicopter Maintenance News

Monday, September 25, 2023 - 12:56
Sherwin-Williams Aerospace Coatings launches Fill Bond Flex Aerospace Filler (FBF100) as a new, convenient method for filling seams, rivets and small spot repair areas on aircraft prior to painting. The high-quality, two-component polyester filler kit is designed to block and permanently conceal surface imperfections on composite exterior aircraft surfaces. The lightweight filler provides performance, versatility and productivity by offering strong adhesion, resistance of shrinkage, sandability, flexibility, and stain resistance, making it ideal for creating smooth surfaces for topcoat applications.

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Concorde Battery announces certification of the higher capacity RG-224 for the Bell LongRanger. Concorde’s sealed lead acid recombinant gas (RG ® ), absorbed glass mat (AGM) RG-224 is a 24Ah battery designed for improved performance and longer life in demanding applications. Many users are getting superior performance with the current 17Ah RG-222 however, the RG-224 was developed for customers...
AKV Inc., an affiliated partner of DART Helicopter Services, announces receipt of Transport Canada approval for its new ETM1000 Exceedence and Trend Monitoring System. AKV Inc.’s Exceedence Trend Monitoring System is designed to continuously monitor and record all engine and drive train parameters for values in excess of the airframe and engine operating limitations and records all parameters for...

Eidos Work Caddy

The Model 105 “Work Caddy” provides lower level hardware storage with an adjustable height work table perfect for tool storage and to aid in assembly placement of motors, pumps, etc. Powder coated steel frame and locking casters standard. Caster safety guards and custom heights available. For more information visit the Eidos website www.eidosergonomics.com .

Made in China?

“You foreigners,” he said. “You come to China and complain about thepollution, but I don’t know why.” He then gestured at the blurred landscape around us. “To me, this place smells like money.” Paul Midler, author of Poorly Made in China: An Insider's Account of the Tactics Behind China's Production Game. I remember when I first saw the Made in America segment by ABC World News with Diane Sawyer...
Farnborough, U.K. – Hawker Beechcraft Global Customer Support announces its Hawker Beechcraft Services (HBS) facility in Chester is experiencing a growing interest for the Blackhawk engine upgrade available on all King Air 200 series aircraft. The upgrade includes two factory-new engines with new engine warranty from Pratt & Whitney. The new engines have a larger, improved gas generator so...
Fort Worth, Texas - Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, announces the latest list of key suppliers for the Bell 525 Relentless, the world's first "super-medium" helicopter. "This is an important milestone for the 525 Relentless program as we transition from the preliminary design phase into detailed design," said Larry Thimmesch, Bell Helicopter’s vice president of commercial programs. "...

Fabio Sciacca Joins FlightSafety

La Guardia Airport, NY – FlightSafety International announces that Fabio Sciacca has joined the company as Director of Sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. “We are pleased that Fabio has joined FlightSafety as Director of Sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa,” said Steve Gross, FlightSafety vice president of sales. “Fabio has over 12 years of experience in the aviation industry...
Hawkesbury, Ontario - DART Helicopter Services announces the creation and launch of its iPad App for its 2012 accessories catalog. The 500-page catalog features 3,500 accessories, 2,000 tools, 600 STCs, and solutions for AgustaWestland, Bell, Eurocopter, MD Helicopters, Robinson and Sikorsky. The app offers a part finder. This feature allows the user to take a picture of a product, have it sent...

StockMarket.aero Enhanced

Seattle - Component Control announces the release of the latest version of StockMarket.aero, its free online aviation parts eMarketplace. Enhancements to the Web site’s intuitive usability and navigation make it quicker and easier to find qualified aviation parts and services. Stockmarket.aero currently lists more than 40 million qualified line items of inventory and capability from more than 2,...
Olympia, Wash. - Soloy Aviation Solutions has been approved for a SD engine conversion kit for the AS350B helicopter. The SD kit includes the same Honeywell LTS101-600A-3A engine used on Soloy’s SD1 installation. While the Honeywell-powered versions of the AS350B model helicopter have been available for many years, all previous conversions required the conversion of the complete drive train to...