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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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Eurocopter to acquire Vector Aerospace

Eurocopter Holding, a subsidiary of EADS and Vector Aerospace Corporation, a Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, have entered into a Support Agreement pursuant to which Eurocopter Holding will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Vector Aerospace by way of a take-over bid for consideration of C$13 in cash per Common Share (the Offer). The Board of...
EADS and its subsidiary Eurocopter Group have officially received the backing of the French authorities for their joint project to transfer some activities from Eurocopter’s La Courneuve plant, together with a part of EADS’ Suresnes-based research and development activities, to the city of Dugny. The two groups will lead the way for the future Greater Paris Aeronautics Center of Excellence...
Reno Nevada is known as the “Biggest Little City” in the world and AEA might just be the “Biggest Little Trade Show” in the world. The show officially opened on March 23rd and ran through March 25th. Although not as large as NBAA or HAI, AEA was packed with exhibitors and attendees alike. Everyone the HeliMx team spoke with was very upbeat, positive and telling us that business was not only good...

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...