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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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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The Helix industrial workboot from Timberland Pro is a safety boot designed for work situations where comfort, protection and traction are primary performance concerns. The boot features waterproof leather with waterproof membrane for extreme abrasion resistance and dry feet. Timberland PRO’s exclusive anti-fatigue technology offers all-day standing comfort, leg and back support, and shock...

Powerfoil X2.0

Big Ass Fans introduces the Powerfoil X2.0 – the company’s newest industrial fan that significantly increases the coverage area and warranty of its Powerfoil X. The Powerfoil X2.0 introduces a unique new patented airfoil system, a system that combines patented airfoils and winglets with patent-pending AirFence technology to increase overall coverage by 28 percent. The winglet improves airfoil...

Video Borescope

The VJ-Advance from RF System Lab is a new video borescope designed for the aviation maintenance community. Featuring an ergonomic pistol grip design and joystick-controlled four-way articulation, the VJ-ADV is perfect for technicians who value superb image quality, portability and ease of use. Features include on-board image and video capture capability, variable LED illumination, built-in 3.5-...

Avionics Systems Maintenance Book

Avotek Information Resources announces the publication of the second edition of “Avionics: Systems and Troubleshooting” by T.K. Eismin. Updated to focus on new technologies and the latest aircraft developments, this volume provides a practical guide to advanced avionics for aviation maintenance schools and current avionics technicians. The second edition has been redesigned and numerous color...
In his editors column this month, Fred brings up some interesting points. He questions where the A&P mechanics of tomorrow will come from. I have heard of increasing difficulty some companies are having finding qualified candidates. But I would pose another question: where are the maintenance managers of tomorrow? See if you recognize this situation. Bob the mechanic has worked at ACME...
AMT Day - May 24th is almost here - and D.O.M. would like to announce it is hosting the first Virtual AMT Day on Facebook, starting May 24th at 8am. "In celebration of the accomplishments of aircraft maintenance professionals, we are bringing together individuals from around the world to celebrate and educate," says Greg Napert, Publisher of D.O.M. magazine The celebration will be hosted by D.O.M...
LiveTV, a wholly owned subsidiary of JetBlue Airways Corporation, and Greenwich AeroGroup Inc. have entered into a distribution agreement where Greenwich Aerogroup, Inc. and its affiliates will sell, support and install the Iridium OpenPort-AeroSM broadband aviation communications platform. Iridium OpenPort-Aero is the only aviation broadband solution that works everywhere in the world, including...
Aircraft Lighting International (ALI) announces it has received FAA-PMA approval for its 12mm LED replacement lights. These LED lights are direct replacements of B/E Aerospace and Aircraft Lighting International’s fluorescent lamps. Requiring no new wiring, no new lamp holders, no new dimmers or new controllers, these innovative and fully dimmable LED replacement lights are 100% interchangeable...
Max-Viz, Inc. has received STC approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for installation and operation of the Max-Viz EVS-1500 real-time infrared enhanced vision system on a number of Eurocopter twin-engine helicopter models. Eurocopter EC135 T1, T2, T2+, P1, P2, & P2 are included in the EASA STC (Supplemental Type Certificate). The Max-Viz Enhanced Vision System is already...
All Metal MS, a developer and manufacturer of custom maintenance stands, maintenance support equipment and hangar equipment, has delivered the set of prototype Safety First maintenance stands that were custom-designed to outfit the U.S. Coast Guard’s Dauphin helicopter. The prototype stands were delivered last Friday and will maximize efficiency while increasing safety for the maintenance crew...