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Monday, September 26, 2022 - 11:31
Airbus and Ecocopter sign a memorandum of understanding to begin collaboration on the launch of urban air mobility services across various countries in Latin America, a major step toward the co-creation of a functioning urban air mobility ecosystem in the region.

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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TRAXXALL Welcomes Aviation Industry Veteran with Specialization in Rotorcraft Operations
TRAXXALL Welcomes Aviation Industry Veteran with Specialization in Rotorcraft Operations
TRAXXALL, a provider of maintenance tracking, announces that Jim Coates has joined the TRAXXALL team as an aircraft maintenance analyst. Reporting to the director of operations, Coates' mandate is to support clients by ensuring that they have the best experience and derive maximum value from TRAXXALL’s powerful maintenance tracking system.
Bell Announces Sale of Six Bell 505s to Jamaica Defence Force
Bell Announces Sale of Six Bell 505s to Jamaica Defence Force
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announces a signed purchase agreement for six Bell 505 aircraft to the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF). The newly acquired Bell 505s will be configured to support public safety missions in-country and be used by the Force’s Caribbean Military Aviation School (CMAS) to train international rotorcraft pilots.

HAI Cancels HAI HELI-EXPO 2021

Responding to an increasing number of voices from across the vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) industry, Helicopter Association International (HAI) announces it has made the difficult decision to cancel HAI HELI-EXPO 2021. HAI will not reschedule this year’s event. Instead, the association will redirect its efforts to producing HAI HELI-EXPO 2022, which will be held on March 7–10 in Dallas,...
Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, recently delivered the first European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)-certified Bell 505 NXi to a corporate customer in Europe. The delivery was made at the Bell Textron Prague facility. “We are proud to now offer the Bell 505 NXi to our European customers,” says Duncan Van De Velde, managing director, Europe and Russia. “With receiving EASA...
Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup Company, announces that it has included the Leonardo AW139 helicopter to its Part 145 Certified Repair Station certificate. This newly added capability allows Summit to perform aircraft maintenance including inspections, overhaul, repair and/or modification for AW139 owners and operators. “We have been serving similar types of aircraft owners and operators...
Larry Belton says it was a “mistake” he ever became involved with aviation. That “mistake” more than 50 years ago forever changed the life of the Program Director for the Aviation Electronics Technology Program at Guilford Technical Community College. Over the past five decades he has impacted countless lives teaching aircraft maintenance at the college level while maintaining a passion for...
Hillwood and Bell Demonstrate Point-to-Point Autonomous Package Delivery at Mobility Innovation Zone
Hillwood and Bell Demonstrate Point-to-Point Autonomous Package Delivery at Mobility Innovation Zone
Hillwood and Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, demonstrate a point-to-point unmanned aircraft system (UAS) package delivery in North Texas at the AllianceTexas Mobility Innovation Zone. The Bell Autonomous Pod Transport (APT) flew across the Mobility Innovation Zone (MIZ) and delivered a package to a landing area, demonstrating its future commercial capabilities.
Free FAA-Approved Aviation Training Day/Virtual IA Renewal Series on March 19, 20 & 27, 2021
Free FAA-Approved Aviation Training Day/Virtual IA Renewal Series on March 19, 20 & 27, 2021
Concorde® Battery Corporation presents the second event in the 2021 IA Renewal Series with support of the FAASTeam and Westchester Aviation Maintenance Association (WAMA). The Northeast Virtual Aviation Training Day/IA Renewal is an opportunity for mechanics and technicians to earn eight hours of recurrent IA training credit and eight hours of AMT credit.
Life-saving Phone Location Technology Now Line-fit on Airbus H145 Helicopter
Life-saving Phone Location Technology Now Line-fit on Airbus H145 Helicopter
CENTUM announces that Lifeseeker, its life-saving technology, is certified for line-fit on Airbus H145 helicopters. Lifeseeker uses signals from a missing person’s mobile phone to guide search and rescue (SAR) teams to the right place quickly. It helps make SAR missions more effective and efficient, saving lives and optimizing operational costs.
Digital AirWare and GPMS Collaborate to Bring 'Voice of the Aircraft' into Aviation Management Software
Digital AirWare and GPMS Collaborate to Bring 'Voice of the Aircraft' into Aviation Management Software
Digital AirWare and GPMS partner to integrate aircraft-specific data from GPMS’s Foresight HUMS into Digital AirWare’s maintenance and operational software platform. The collaboration promises to deliver current flight data and live component condition status into the software, providing maintenance and safety personnel with key inputs for decision-making.

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