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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Bill Stepp | Contributing Authors Williamsport, Pennsylvania may ring a familiar note in your mind, as it is the yearly home of baseball’s Little League World Series. It is also the home of the Pennsylvania College of Technology (PCT) and is affiliated with Pennsylvania State University (PSU). Established in 1989 as an applied technology college, the school offers certificate, associate and...
Knowledge and training are two interesting words to say the least, especially in the field of helicopter maintenance expertise. How do these words apply to what we do as helicopter maintenance professionals? I have often said, “if you think training is expensive, see what ignorance will cost you.” In our highly-specialized field of work, knowledge and training go hand in hand, but they are...
Scott's - Bell 47, Inc. announces an agreement with Oregon Aero, Inc. to development an improved seat system and modern interior solutions for the model 47 fleet. "We are very excited to be confirming this relationship with Oregon Aero to develop improved seats & interiors for the 47." states Scott Churchill, president/owner of Scott's - Bell 47. "Oregon Aero's seats are renowned across the...
AeroSimulators USA, Inc. announces the delivery of an EC135 helicopter flight simulator to Air Methods Corporation, the U.S.'s largest provider of air medical emergency transport services. This device complements two AeroSimulators AS350 B2 simulators delivered to Air Methods earlier in the year. These simulators provide an enclosed Air Methods-configured cockpit together with a wide field of...
Fort Worth, TX – More than 200 professionals from helicopter companies, associations, and government agencies in 21 countries gathered in Fort Worth, Texas, last week for the fifth annual International Helicopter Safety Symposium. They left the Lone Star State with a renewed optimism about safety successes, along with a dedicated focus on the work that needs to be accomplished in order to reach...
Atlanta, Ga., Nov., 14, 2011 – Professional Aviation Associates, a Greenwich AeroGroup Company, announced today it has amplified its rotorcraft supply with more than $1 million in Eurocopter EC155 and Eurocopter AS365 helicopter inventory. The extensive inventory includes tail rotor blades, brakes, wheels, servos, windshields, hardware and tooling. Professional Aviation expanded into the...
The Civil Aviation Flight University of China (CAFUC) begins its first helicopter ab-initio technician training class with 15 students, signalling the start of a long-term plan devised by Eurocopter and CAFUC to develop a pool of qualified helicopter technicians to meet China’s future needs in the expanding general aviation sector
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, announces the signing of a non exclusive agreement with United Rotorcraft, an Air Methods division, to design an air ambulance interior concept for the AW169 helicopter. The agreement includes AgustaWestland providing United Rotorcraft a full scale cabin Mock-up of the AW169 aircraft for design and full integration of the EMS interior. This solution will...
Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) today announced 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...

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