Helicopter Maintenance News

Friday, December 1, 2023 - 05:50
Norwegian Air Ambulance orders three Airbus H135s and two five-bladed H145s following a tender the operator recently won in Denmark, where the aircraft will be used for life-saving missions. The HEMS operator will also take delivery of two new H145s in 2024 to expand its fleet in Norway.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2023 - 11:30

Although the main theme of Drone Scents is sUAS maintenance, it is always underscored by safety. 

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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...
Hawkesbury, Ontario - DART Helicopter Services (DHS) announces receipt of FAA certification for the A119/AW119MKII cable cutters kit from subsidiary partner Apical Industries. EASA approval is pending. The Apical A119 cable cutters kit provides a means of protecting the helicopter during a cable/wire strike by providing the capability to cut a cable/wire before catastrophic damage occurs. The kit...
Middletown, Del. - Greenwich AeroGroup Inc. announces its naming of Ralph Kunz as General Manager of Summit Aviation. Kunz has more than 20 years of aerospace operations experience with expertise in streamlining production, aftermarket services, enhancing quality and improving customer satisfaction. Kunz will be responsible for the overall operations at Summit’s Middletown, Dela., and Somerset,...
SKYscapes®, a new basecoat/clearcoat exterior paint system developed by Sherwin-Williams Aerospace, now has two complete coating systems - including pretreatment, corrosion protective primer, topcoat and clearcoat – certified with SAE International’s Aerospace Material Specification 3095 (AMS 3095). The two certified systems include 1) Alodine, 2) 483987 Primer and 3) SKYscapes basecoat/clearcoat...
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has released the final agenda including speaker names, affiliations, and biographies for the forum on General Aviation Safety: Climbing to the Next Level, scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, June 19 & 20. Representatives from government, industry and academia will serve as panelists during the forum and will discuss key safety topics including...
MIDDLETOWN, Del., June 7, 2012 –Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today it has received AS9100C (AS9100:2009) Aerospace Quality Standard System Certification for its Middletown, Del., and Somerset, Ky., facilities. “This certification demonstrates our commitment to meet or exceed the increasingly stringent industry requirements as a world-class supplier,” said President of...

On The Border TUCSON, AZ SECTOR

Through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPB) is responsible for guarding nearly 7,000 miles of land bordering Canada and Mexico and 2,000 miles of coastal waters surrounding Florida and off the coast of Southern California. The agency also protects 95,000 miles of maritime border in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard. This is no small task. U.S...
When we think about San Diego, we probably think about SeaWorld and Shamu, the world-famous San Diego Zoo and lots of beautiful weather, the Pacific Ocean and gloriously sandy beaches. However, conquistadors, a Greek goddess and helicopters are a part of San Diego as well. The first European to visit the region was Portuguese explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, who sailed his flagship, the San...
For the most part, helicopter maintenance professionals like to fix what needs fixing, and filling out paperwork is not high on our list of fun things to do. Yet, as the title of this article states, the job is not done until the paperwork is in. After work is done and approved, there needs to be a mechanism in place recording what was done, according to what standard and who performed the work,...
In the northern part of Virginia lies the city and county of Fairfax. Both get their name from Thomas Fairfax, the sixth Lord Fairfax of Cameron, who in 1649 was awarded five million acres of land by England’s King Charles. The town was established as the Town of Providence by an act of the state legislature in 1805. It was officially renamed the Town of Fairfax in 1874, and became an independent...

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