Helicopter Maintenance News

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 11:14
Swiss air-rescue service Rega orders a second batch of 12 five-bladed H145 helicopters to be operated from its mountain bases, replacing the current fleet of AW109SP helicopters. This new order follows an initial contract for nine H145s, announced in March this year. By 2026, Rega will operate an all-Airbus fleet consisting of 21 five-bladed H145s.

Helicopter Maintenance Blogs

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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Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc., has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for an Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) system for the AgustaWestland A119/AW119 Ke helicopters. A welcome equipment addition to these versatile aircraft, the IBF helps prevent engine damage in all environments including...
AviIT, Inc. the makers of The eMan Solution, the industry's first-ever technical publication management and delivery solution announce the immediate release and availability of "The eMan Solution" for the iPad. Sam Sprute, Director of Maintenance for Metro Aviation states, "Now, in addition to all the other labor-saving and safety-enhancing benefits we've already realized since implementing The...
Do you know a great flight instructor (CFI), mechanic (AMT), avionics tech or FAASTeam representative who should be nominated for an award? Nominations for next year's 2012 General Aviation Awards are due to your local FSDO this Friday, 30 September 2011. The awards program is an industry / FAA partnership to recognize and promote professionalism. Here's a link to more info on the awards and the...

RLC ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT FROM SANKATY

RLC, the largest privately-held helicopter operator for the oil & gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico, announces that it has secured a strategic investment from Sankaty Advisors, one of the nation's leading private managers of fixed income and credit instruments. Terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered in Broussard, Louisiana, RLC provides complete helicopter...

NBAA Issues Call for Papers

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has announced a call for speakers for its 2012 Maintenance Management Conference. The conference will take place in Nashville, TN from May 1 to 3. Proposals for presentations on topics such as regulatory compliance, safety, leadership and the latest aircraft technologies are welcome. Proposals are due by September 30. To learn more, visit http://...
Piney Flats, TN - Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, announces it has received FAA approval for new vision and lighting accessory kits for Bell 407 helicopter models. The Aeronautical Accessories branded, STC certified kits are available for immediate shipment. The new Aeronautical Accessories vision and lighting kits are available in four configurations designed to improve visibility. The...
Shelton, CT – Sikorsky Helitech, a Sikorsky Aerospace Services company based in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, announces the signing of an agreement with FlightSafety International to provide maintenance training for customers in the Asia Pacific area. The three- year agreement is the first of its kind to offer Pratt & Whitney Canada Aircraft Engine maintenance training in the region...
The FAA has recently granted AvidAir International, a provider of RR250 Compressor Case repair and overhaul (R&O), approval to provide its new patent-pending Carbon Fiber Composite Lining to the industry. Craig Rookstool, president and CEO for AvidAir, says that this is a new carbon fiber composite solution for the existing, inherently fragile, 40-year-old plastic lining design. He added that...

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