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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.

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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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Batteries Not Included

We found this article on the Duncan Aviation Web Site Blog and thought it was perfect to go along with our main aircraft battery article. It is reproduced here with permission from the Duncan Download blog ( http://blog.duncanaviation.aero /) Today’s aircraft are a mix and match of different levels of electronic technology. With the proliferation of electronic programmable modules in the 1980s...

Aircraft Batteries

Dr. Nigel Thomas – Contributing Author Like car batteries, one of an aircraft battery’s functions is to start the engines (or the APU). But the comparison stops there as, on board an aircraft, batteries are required to do much more. In-flight electrical generation failure is an emergency that calls on the batteries to power the essential loads until landing and evacuation. They have even been...

AIRCRAFT BATTERY MAINTENANCE 101

Michael Broderick – Contributing Author When was the last time you thought about your aircraft’s main battery? If you are like me, you most likely thought about it when you had to remove it either because it failed or due to required normal maintenance. In either case, you sent it to that mysterious place called the “battery shop.” Ever wonder what happens to the battery in the “battery shop?”...

Batteries – Packaged Portable Power

Batteries come in all shapes and sizes. We use a multitude of battery-powered devices in our homes and at work. We take their capabilities and usefulness so much for granted that we really don’t think much about them — until we notice that something that runs on a battery has stopped and we have to replace the battery. The first practical battery was invented by Alessandro Volta in 1800. His...
Oceanside, Ca. - DART Helicopter Services (DHS) announces Transport Canada, FAA, EASA and Brazilian approval of DART Aerospace Ltd.’s (DAS) deluxe skidtube for Eurocopter AS350/AS355 aircraft. DART’s deluxe Round-I-Beam skidtubes come straight from the factory with the most popular options pre-installed to save installation time and increase customer convenience. “Being able to offer our...
Rigid Lifelines™, an international provider of rigid overhead fall arrest and fall restraint systems and accessories, announces the addition of Mr. John Kemp as national product and sales manager. "I am pleased to welcome John to Rigid Lifelines as national product and sales manager,” says Steve Uhlig, Vice President. “His record of success in marketing fall protection and safety solutions to...
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 "...
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...

Capital Avionics Expands in Florida

CRESTVIEW, FL - 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...

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