Helicopter Maintenance News

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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Oct/Nov 2022 Helicopter Maintenance

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Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, recently was presented with the Bill Olson Award of Excellence during the 2011 Cargo Helicopters Users Conference in Huntsville, Alabama. “Summit Aviation’s support to units in the field has been exemplary,” says Project Manager for Cargo Helicopters Col. Robert L. Marion. “Summit’s efficiency in removing, packaging and shipping parts worldwide has...
Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) announces that it signed an agreement with Aircraft Technical Publishers (ATP®) to collaborate on an advanced technical documentation distribution solution supporting operators of Sikorsky civil helicopters worldwide. SAS is the aftermarket business of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. The technical...
LifePort, Inc. announces it has been awarded a commercial Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to equip the Bell 407 helicopter with lightweight Ballistic Protection System (BPS). This is LifePort’s first STC approval for a BPS in a civil utility helicopter. LifePort is a Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) company — the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United...
SkyTrac Systems announces a combined integration with EuroAvionics and the Rescue Track monitoring and dispatch software produced by Convexis GmbH of Germany. This management solution is being used by German air rescue DRF Luftrettung, in its fleet of approximately 50 helicopters that operate in Europe, and has most recently been implemented for the Polish Medical Air Rescue (SP ZOZ Lotnicze...
Professional Aviation Associates, a Greenwich AeroGroup Company, announces that it has formed an alliance with MASCO Service Corporation of Southlake, TX. Through this new alliance, Professional Aviation Associates (PAA) and MASCO can offer operators worldwide support for component exchange and overhaul services. PAA will represent MASCO through their worldwide sales team and offer international...
Decisions, decisions, decisions! We make them every day, usually without giving them too much thought. However, every once in a while we need to make what we would call an important decision. You know, where a fairly decent amount of money is going to be spent on something, and it would be nice to have some help and guidance along the way to make a good sound informed decision. I recently wanted...
R. Fred Polak | Editor West-MEC is a public school district within Arizona’s Marciopa county. It has its own superintendent, support staff and seven-member governing board. The district covers 4,254 square miles and serves more than 26,000 students from 40 high schools. According to Gregory J. Donovan, superintendent of West-MEC, “West-MEC focuses solely on Career and Technical Education (CTE)...

Technical Training

Helicopter maintenance professionals — be they engine, transmission and rotor blade or avionics specialists — have gone through a series of educational classes that have helped bring them to their current level of expertise. As they continue to become involved with the latest and greatest advancements and products in their field of expertise, they will undoubtedly attend more classes and their...
Daniel Mattingly and Lowell W. Berentsen | Contributing Authors Graduates of the Helicopter Maintenance Specialization Program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU) are equipped with the maintenance knowledge and skills needed to “hit the ground running,” and are ready for the specialized on-the-job training offered by the industry’s helicopter companies. The department of aviation...

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