Helicopter Maintenance News

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 15:10
A new white paper from the Nadcap program states that additive manufacturing (AM), another term for modern 3D printing used to produce prototype parts, is rapidly becoming a transformative technology. Nadcap, administered by the Performance Review Institute (PRI), is an industry-managed approach to conformity assessment that brings together technical experts from both industry and government to set requirements for accreditation, accredit suppliers, and define operational program requirements in aerospace.

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Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 11:38

Stress is one of the Dirty Dozen human factors. D.O.M. contributing writer Gordon Dupont discussed stress in one of his articles for D.O.M. magazine, our sister publication.

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PHOENIX, Ariz., February 28, 2011 – Able Aerospace Services, a Component Overhaul, Repair and Replacement Parts (PMA) Manufacturer, will host a seminar at Heli-Expo to discuss strategies for reducing aircraft operating costs. The 45-minute presentation will be held on Monday, March 7, at 1 p.m. in Room S.230-F of the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Able experts will discuss how...

Teamwork – An Interesting Concept

The Super Bowl has come and gone, as it has done for XLV years. There was a winning team and a losing team. The talking heads on TV, radio and internet have 20/20 hindsight and have been making comments on the performance of the teams, individual players and why the coaches did what they did. On occasion they mention teamwork. Teamwork, what an interesting concept!

Banyan’s Rotorcraft Push

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Banyan’s avionics team recently completed work on a Sikorsky S76, Agusta 109, and an American Eurocopter AS-350. Upgrades included Garmin GNS-430W, GMX-200, Avidyne EX600 and Honeywell MK-22 EGPWS Safety Package installations. “We’ve been providing rotorcraft services for several years and have decided to become more aggressive in marketing our capabilities in this market,”...
Boresocopes R us now offers the PWC34910-108. This Pratt & Whitney Canada approved borescope provides a compact, complete, and cost effective inspection kit for the PT6 Community. The unit Features a 4mm x 1000mm 2-way articulating flexible fiberscope, light guide, and high intensity lightsource, your choice of PT6 guide tube, an insertion tube gripper with three different length rigid...
Rolls-Royce Corporation, based in Indianapolis, pulled aside a curtain at Heli-EXPO to reveal the RR300, its new 300 shp turbo shaft engine. The RR300 seen at air shows is the actual size but the production powerplant will not be shipped in “Rolls-Royce Blue.” The RR300 is simpler, has fewer discrete components, has a built-in engine monitoring unit and is slightly shorter than the ubiquitous and...

Isn't it Ironic?

It’s like rain on your wedding day It’s a free ride when you’ve already paid It's the good advice that you just didn't take Lyrics to “Ironic” by Alanis Morissette Isn’t it ironic? The best mechanics on the floor are typically the ones promoted to management and supervisory positions. Unfortunately, the knowledge and skills that make someone a great mechanic aren’t the knowledge and skills they...

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