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.

Helicopter Maintenance Blogs

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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HeliMx a big hit in Afghanistan!

Left to right: Sean Ginn (holding onto door,) Justin Cook (hand on knee,) Zachary White (next to M/R,) Brandon Jones (T-shirt,) Tarah Arnold. On bottom from left to right is Robert Heritage, Bobby Junge, Corey Gagnon, and Travis Batt. Yes - they are reading HeliMx in Afghanistan! From all of us at HeliMx magazine. Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you for serving Our Country! Stay safe!
Grand Prairie, Texas – American Eurocopter, the nation’s leading provider of helicopters for the U.S. emergency medical services industry, announced today that it will again be exhibiting at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from October 11-13. According to American Eurocopter, "The company’s industry leading helicopters account for a significant portion of...
Monday, November 1, 2010 - Shadin Avionics - Shadin Avionics, a global leader in aircraft fuel management solutions, announces the approval of a Supplemental Type Certificate for the installation of a Shadin Fuel Management Kit into Bell 212 and 412 model helicopters. The Bell 212/412 STC is the latest addition to Shadin’s well established portfolio of Fuel Management System STCs that includes...

It’s October 14th and I am up at 0’ dark thirty, drive to the airport, park the car and grab the shuttle to the terminal. Get a cup of coffee and a sweet roll for breakfast and try to remember if I forgot anything. Then get in line with everyone else to go through the wonderful TSA screening process and finally get to the gate and pray that my aircraft is on time. What you say, why don’t I try another profession? And get out of aviation! Are you crazy? I love it!

HeliMx Magazine Launches TODAY!

Click here or on the cover image to read our digital magazine!! The publishers of HeliMx magazine introduce the Premier issue of HeliMx magazine! Click on the cover to read the FlipBook version of HeliMx magazine. For subscribers, your print issue will mail this Friday, October 8th. If you wish to receive the print version of HeliMx - click on the subscription tab above and sign up now! From the...

HeliMx—your magazine

Unless you tend to read magazines from back to front (like I sometimes do), my editorial column is the last section you will read in this premier issue of HeliMx magazine. We hope you have found it to be informative. As an A&P and IA, I am excited to be part of this new magazine launch. When I told a helicopter mechanic friend that we were thinking about launching a helicopter maintenance...
Defense Holdings, Inc.®, (DHi®) has concluded a distributorship agreement with Hartzell Propeller Inc. of Piqua, OH for use of DHi’s AfterGlo® Brand Photoluminescent Aviation Safety Paint on Hartzell’s line of aircraft propellers. AfterGlo® paint is used for safety markings to improve the visibility of aircraft propellers in low-light situations. Sherwin-Williams Under the agreement, Hartzell...
DART Helicopter Services announces that its subsidiary partner Apical Industries has received FAA approval of their Cable Cutters Kit for the EC145 (MBB-BK 117 C-2). EASA and Transport Canada approvals are pending. The Cable Cutters Kit provides a means of protecting the helicopter during a wire strike by providing the capability to cut a cable or wire before catastrophic damage occurs. This kit...
Bell Helicopter announces the introduction of a best in class certification of precision Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) enabled glide path capability on the Bell 429. The Bell 429 is the only helicopter available in the market with this technology certified for 9 degree localizer precision with vertical guidance (LPV) approaches at a minimum velocity for instrument procedures (Vmini) of 45...

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