Helicopter Maintenance News

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 09:45
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announces the sale of the first Bell 505 NXi in Slovakia to WELLPHARMA S.R.O., marking the second Bell 505 sale in the country in 2021. The customer will take delivery of the aircraft in summer 2022 at Bell’s Prague service center. The corporate-configured Bell 505 will be equipped with the latest Garmin G1000 NXi avionics and used for corporate and private transportation.

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 16:59

Wow! Great Human Factors term right? But “Effective Communication” is more than psychological hyperbole. Effective Communication is defined as the successful conveyance or exchange of information or news.

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JSSI Announces New Programs

Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI) announces new JSSI programs for the Eurocopter EC-135 and the EC-145. The JSSI hourly cost maintenance program for the EC-135 provides coverage for the Turbomeca Arrius 2B2 and Pratt & Whitney PW206B2 engines. The offering includes standard JSSI Premium, Select and Term programs with optional coverage for engine removal and replacement (R&R) and freight...
Night Flight Concepts is offering a Night Vision Goggle (NVG) Orientation Kit to introduce the basics of NVG operations. This complimentary webinar series will help organizations accelerate learning of NVG solutions and development time for night vision (NVIS) program planning. The NVG Orientation Kit, is a 5-part webinar mini-series from Night Flight Concepts that provides an introduction to the...
Alakai Technologies announces that the Federal Aviation Administration issued a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installation of Alakai’s digital Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) systems and wireless internet units on Eurocopter AS350 and EC130 helicopters. The AS350 and its derivatives, with more than 4,000 helicopters sold are used by police, forest service, oil exploration, flight-seeing...
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, has selected Meggitt Avionics’ latest secondary flight display for its AW101 medium lift, AW139 medium-sized, multi-role twin-engined, and AB212 utility helicopters. This builds on an existing, long-standing supply relationship between the two companies for Meggitt Avionics’ helicopter air data system (HADS). iSFD is Meggitt’s third generation solid-state...
JDA Aviation Technology Solutions (JDA) and Western Avionics today announced a partnership to provide VRCom, a revolutionary way to communicate and control aircraft using VOIP technology from a base located anywhere in the world. VRCom was developed by Western Avionics to provide the most flexible and capable remote communications system available and will provide EMS, law enforcement, airborne...
Ron Hall was presented with the 2011 AEA Lifetime Achievement Award during the Opening Session of the 54th annual AEA Convention & Trade Show on March 23 at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nev. Hall grew up in the small town of Winfield, Kan., about 45 miles southeast of Wichita. It was there that Hall was introduced to the basics of electricity and electronics. As a young teenager, Hall and...
Universal Avionics Systems Corporation announcs that the EFI-890R Flat Panel Display System was recently tested and successfully qualified for several helicopter-specific vibration profiles covering 13 known models, signifying a new installation platform for the product. The high-vibration environment in which rotorcraft operate presents a unique challenge to avionics manufacturers. Equipment...
Major helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) associations have committed to “create the safest system possible for patients and the public” by adopting the data-driven safety recommendations of the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST). They called on all HEMS operators to join their efforts. “The leading helicopter operators in our industry have made significant investments in safety...
The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) announced at their Annual Spring Awards Luncheon that Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and the X2 Demonstrator Team have been selected as the recipient of the 2010 Robert J. Collier Trophy, “for demonstrating a revolutionary 250 knot helicopter, which marks a proven departure point for the future development of helicopters by greatly increasing their speed,...

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