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Monday, April 19, 2021 - 10:35
Helicopter Association Interplanetary (HAI) acknowledges the first successful flight of the Mars Helicopter, the first powered, controlled flight of any aircraft on another planet.

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At Helicopter Maintenance magazine, we remain optimistic about the future of the helicopter industry. So much so that we are ending the year with our first ever attendance at a European helicopter trade show!

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Apr/May 2021 Helicopter Maintenance

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MSG-3 in the Helicopter World

Lorenz Jessen , Manager, Bell Intermediate Product Support Engineering Brian Jenkins , Bell Intermediate Product Support Engineering Contributing Authors In today’s helicopter operations, aircraft availability is so important that it is imperative that operators are able to maintain their aircraft in a safe and efficient manner. Helicopter maintenance is expensive, so the ability to develop an...

Tool Systems for the 21st Century

Susan Hebrank , Marketing Services Coordinator Contributing Editor Cribmaster Every MRO operation requires a high level of accountability for tooling. We all know what happens when we are missing the tool we need to complete a task. What is the actual cost of this problem and how does it impact us, our crew, or our operation? What are the risks? In aviation maintenance operations, any lost or...
By Giacinta Bradley Koontz “[Mr.Cierva’s invention has] four blades which revolve above the pilot’s head. When these are going fast enough for a flight, they constitute a round wing. The autogiro sails along on a large pie plate, so to speak. These craft may seem less of freaks than they look.” Amelia Earhart The Fun of It, 1933 The autogiro is considered to be a major breakthrough in helicopter...
Brian Costello – Lycoming Engines | Contributing Author When was the last time a helicopter owner or operator walked into a hangar with a question about an engine or aircraft that was not quite right, talked to a helicopter maintenance professional and walked away without at least a couple of ideas on how to fix it? In my 25 years of aviation experience, I can’t remember a single time. This...
The Aspen Evolution flight display system is an affordable, expandable and upgradeable PFD, MFD and hazard sensor cockpit solution for general aviation aircraft. Compatible with existing aircraft avionics, the flexible Evolution flight display system lets aircraft owners install all Evolution flight displays and options at once or separately, as their needs and budgets permit. The Evolution...
When we hear the name Garmin, the first thought that generally pops into our head is GPS. Garmin makes GPS and a whole lot more, especially for the aviation marketplace. The G500H avionics display system for VFR Part 27 helicopters brings an electronic flight instrument system (EFIS) flight solution to the rotorcraft marketplace segment. The system is currently STC’d in the Bell 206 and 407...

Borescopes-R-Us Adds New Capabilities

Borescopes-R-Us has added two new Portable Videoscopes to their visual inspection products the company reported during HELI-EXPO 2011. The ECO 6 and The ECO 5 are the newest in the low cost options for aviation and rotorcraft professionals. "These new products are enabling our customers to respond to operational demands in this challenging new economy and represent our ongoing commitment to...
HAI encourages its members to file comments. The FAA has proposed modifications of the memorandum of agreement (MOA) for Industry Access to Aircraft Situation Display (ASDI) and National Airspace System Status Information (NASSI) data. The proposal would prohibit direct and indirect subscribers from publicizing the registration number of any general aviation aircraft for which the FAA has...

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